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Cambridge hands back looted African sculpture

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Cambridge: A Cambridge University college will hand over to Nigeria an African bronze looted over a century ago, in the first return of its kind by a British institution.

The elaborately carved cockerel, known as “Okukor”, was one of thousands of African artefacts taken from the continent during the colonial period. Students protested for it to be returned, prompting its eventual handover to Nigerian officials on Wednesday.

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