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FOH: Olympic Athlete Vs. African Mosquitos (Or Immigrants)


Greek athlete Paraskevi Papachristou was suspended from participating in the London Olympic games that begin on Friday for tweeting this about African immigrants:

"With so many Africans in Greece, the mosquitoes from the West Nile will at least be eating some homemade food."

First things first - well done to The Hellenic Olympic Committee for jumping on that sh*t quick and barring her. And two - FOH Papachristou.

Read the full story on CNN here.

*If you don't have a 16 year old around to ask the meaning of FOH, click here and enjoy.

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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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