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Noo Saro-Wiwa was brought up in England, but every summer she was dragged back to Nigeria - a country she viewed as an annoying parallel universe where she had to relinquish all her creature comforts and sense of individuality. Then her father, activist Ken Saro-Wiwa, was executed there by the military government causing international outrage, and she didn't return for 10 years. Noo decides to rediscover and come to terms with the country her father loved and so she embarks on a journey round Nigeria in an attempt to understand her heritage. She begins in Lagos.

Read by Janice Acquah
Abridged by Laurence Wareing
Produced by Gaynor Macfarlane.

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15 minutes

Last on

Tue 3 Jan 2012 00:30

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