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This is not a story but a hilarious language development in Europe

*The European Commission has just announced an agreement whereby English
will be the official language of the European Union rather than German,
which was the other possibility.

As part of the negotiations, the British Government conceded that English
spelling had some room for improvement and has accepted a 5- year phase-in
plan that would become known as ‘Euro-English’.

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Twitter tribute to Omawumi’s “If U Ask Me”

[View the story “”If U ask Me,” Omawumi is Naija’s Best Pop Star” on Storify]<

...If U Ask Me, Nah Who I Go Ask?

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Tony Allen still drumming at 70

Tony AllenSEVEN weeks ago, Tony Allen turned 70 years old – a point where even the most indefatigable of drummers might consider swapping their drum stool for an easy chair.

Yet it’s quickly apparent in conversation with the Nigerian-born hero of Afrobeat that he’s far from ready to lay down his drum sticks just yet.
He refuses even to dwell on past glories or career highlights. “I don’t think it’s the end,” he says in deep measured tones. “I’m still looking forward all the time. Backward? No. You look forward to doing what things appeal to you.”
His latest album, Secret Agent, is as a lively and downright funky as any in his 40-year catalog. (more…)