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Steven Klein's Surrealist City Aliens

The last W Magazine editorial photographed by Steven Klein and styled Edward Enninful featured African models Maria Borges and Ajak Deng.

'Warrior Stance,' despite the predictable name you'd never imaging what's unleashed in this March editorial from W Magazine. Photographed by Steven Klein and styled by W Magazine's Ghanaian/British Fashion Director Edward Enninful, the editorial lives between the surreal and fantastic, in a drifting universe where the extraordinary fits perfectly alongside the cartoon inspiration for these city aliens. Angolan Maria Borges and South Sudanese Ajak Deng, two of the featured models, make us think of edgy superheroes saving the world. Scroll through our gallery to view the photographs and if you want to talk about it, tweet @okayafrica with #warriorstance.


 

 

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The Netherlands Returns Nigeria's Centuries-Old Stolen Artefact

The Netherlands has returned to Nigeria a 600-year-old stolen artefact, the Ife Terracotta, which has been received by Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

According to The Guardian Nigeria, the Netherlands has returned a 600-year-old artefact to Nigeria. This comes after the artefact was reportedly smuggled using fraudulent papers through Ghana to the Dutch country. Netherlands ambassador to Nigeria, Harry van Dijk, handed over the Ife Terracotta to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. The repatriation of the small but "priceless" Ife Terracotta has been a long journey considering it was reportedly smuggled out of Nigeria in 2019.

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