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Enter to WIN a Free FEMI KUTI "Africa for Africa" t-shirt, and CD!


You probably alread know that Femi Kuti, son of the Legendary Fela, has launched a new album entitled Africa For Africa. Okayafrica managed to get our hands on 10 of his slammin' tour t-shirts (shown above) and we're offering them FREE for a give-away contest.  Just click here to enter.

You may have already entered OKP's contest to win a Femi Kuti CD as well - but if you haven't, there's still time for that too.

Good luck!  Femi Kuti is now on tour in the U.S., don't miss his electrifying live show.  Full tour dates below.

FEMI KUTI TOUR DATES:

04.28.11Beachland BallroomCleveland, OH, US
04.29.11St. Andrews HallDetroit, MI, US
04.30.11Metro – ChicagoChicago, IL, US
05.01.11Majestic TheatreMadison, WI, US
05.03.11The Orange PeelAsheville, NC, US
05.04.11Variety PlayhouseAtlanta, GA, US
05.05.11House of BluesNew Orleans, LA, US
05.06.11Austin City Limits Live at Moody TheaterAustin, TX, US
05.07.11House of BluesDallas, TX, US
05.09.11Boulder TheaterBoulder, CO, US
05.12.11El Rey TheatreLos Angeles, CA, US
05.13.11Bimbo’s 365 ClubSan Francisco, CA, US
05.14.11Roseland TheatrePortland, OR, US
05.15.11Neumo’sSeattle, WA, US
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Six Things History Will Remember Kenneth Kaunda For

News of Kenneth David Kaunda's passing, at age 97, has reverberated across the globe. Kaunda, affectionately known as KK, was Zambia's first President from 1964 to 1991.

Following Nelson Mandela's passing in December 2013, Kenneth Kaunda became Africa's last standing hero. Now with his passing on Thursday, June 17 — after being admitted to the Maina Soko Military Hospital in Lusaka earlier in the week — this signals the end of Africa's liberation history chapter.

It is tempting to make saints out of the departed. The former Zambian struggle hero did many great things. He was, after all, one of the giants of the continent's struggle against colonialism. Ultimately however, he was a human being. And as with all humans, he lived a complicated and colourful life.

Here are six facts you might not have known about him.

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