An Old West Africa Hand e-mails in to tell me that
• The presiding spirit of human affairs in that part of the world, at least as far as expats are concerned, is none the less not Shango, but a far more subtle and maleficent deity known as WAWA. That is an acronym for “West Africa Wins Again.”
• [In reference to my post yesterday about Ireland.] Nigerian Christians are mostly Roman Catholics, to the degree that…
• The Church in Ireland is rapidly turning into a Polish-Nigerian condominium, as the Irish themselves drift into the blithe secularism of their Euro-neighbors.