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Watch Chiwetel Ejiofor And Thandie Newton In The UK Trailer For 'Half Of A Yellow Sun'

Watch the Uk trailer for Biyi Bandele's 'Half Of A Yellow Sun,' the film adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Biafran War-set novel.


When last we caught glimpses of the forthcoming adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Biafran War-set Half of a Yellow Sun, D'banj was wooing his significant other in the video for "Bother You" (off the film's OST). Biyi Bandele's feature film directorial debut, which premiered back in September at Toronto's International Film Festival, stars Chiwetel Ejiofor and Thandie Newton. It now has an official trailer in the lead-up to its April 11th UK release. Still no word on when it hits the rest of the world. Watch the latest trailer below.

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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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