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December 04, 2003

Words Come Hard...

Queen Elizabeth's trip to Nigeria included an interesting little stop:

As leaders of her former colonies converge for a Commonwealth summit, Queen Elizabeth II was to visit a mock-up Nigerian village populated by actors playing villagers, coming as close to ordinary people of this country as she is likely to because of security concerns.

The 72-year-old British monarch's virtual-Africa tour Thursday falls on the eve of the opening of the 52-nation summit, with organizers struggling to keep sanctions against Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe from dominating the agenda and dividing Commonwealth leaders.

I understand the security concerns, I truly do, but still...

Read the rest of the story.

Posted by zombyboy at December 4, 2003 07:52 PM

Someone should just give here a DVD from the Discovery Channel.

Posted by: Sean Hackbarth at December 5, 2003 08:52 PM

Heh. Excellent idea.

Posted by: zombyboy at December 6, 2003 06:34 PM
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