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Video: Kae Sun’s “When the Pot”

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Ghanian singer-songwriter Kae Sun has just released the first video for his new EP Outside the Barcode (which we'll be premiering in a few weeks!). A down to earth blend of soul, reggae, and folk, Kae Sun’s style is heavy on message and rooted in the simple but harmonious tradition of a lone man and his guitar. The video for “When the Pot” was done for the Southern Souls music collective. Southern Souls brings together a number of talented artists residing all over southern Ontario. After you watch the video you might want to check them out. Kae Sun’s EP will be out later this month so stay tuned.

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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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