Twitter War Over Lupita's Role in Nigerian Movie

A war of words has erupted between Kenyans and Nigerians on social media over why Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong'o has been picked to play a Nigerian character in the screen adaption of the novel Americanah. The movie is based on a book of the same title by award-winning Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and tells the story of a Nigerian woman who goes to the U.S. to attend university and her subsequent return to Lagos.

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