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Lupita Nyong'o Had a "Coming to America" Themed Birthday Party and the Pictures are Everything

The 'Queen of Katwe' actress was joined by friends and 'Black Panther' co-stars as she celebrated her 34th birthday.

Lupita Nyong'o turned 34 last Wednesday (March 1), and she threw a Coming to America themed birthday party over the weekend to celebrate.


The Queen of Katwe actress slayed in her "Princess of Zamnuda" get-up and was joined by equally fabulous friends, and Black Panther co-stars, Chadwick Boseman and  Danai Gurira, who dressed as Imani Izzi (Eddie Murphy's arranged wife from the famous wedding scene).

"Souls were glowing," and it looked like an amazing time, to say the least. Check out the pics below.

Queen-To-Be & The Lady-In-Waiting. #WakandansInZamunda @danaigurira

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#WakandansInZamunda birthday partay! Fet. @chadwickboseman as Rev. Brown

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Besties.

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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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