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Super-rich Africans splash out big bucks for luxury London homes.

Super-rich Africans splash out big bucks for luxury London homes (Photos, Infographic, & Video)

Sophisticated, glamorous and spacious — when the super-rich go house-hunting they are searching for something special. Real estate in London’s swankier suburbs can catch a buyers’ eye. Mayfair, Kensington and Chelsea have long been the stomping ground of the elite — and are now welcoming a new wave of African investors.

Modernism in mid-20th-century drawings from Nigeria: Left, Uche Okeke’s “Design for Iron Work I,” from 1959; and “Okpaladike and his Obu,” from 1961. Credit Courtesy of the artist and Skoto Gallery

Art Review: Modernism in mid-20th-century drawings from Nigeria's Uche Okeke

Histories of Modernism are constantly changing as scholars come to realize its global breadth and local particularities.

Twins Kessie and Eku Edewor

The Nigerians have arrived ... and London is paying attention

Richard Vedelago is 29 years old and worth more millions than he’s prepared to tell. ‘Money talks, but wealth whispers,’ he says with a smile, sitting back in the bar at Claridge’s – his idea – and lazily sipping an elderflower juice.