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Our Favorite Looks From Joburg Fashion Week

These are our favorite looks from the Mercedes-Benz Joburg Fashion Week for Fall/Winter 14.

This last Thursday, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg took SA runways by storm for three days. A total of 22 designers were present and struck audiences with a wide range of styles and outfits. They included Irmgard Mkhabela, Tsotetsi KL, Stefania Morland, Marianne Fassler, Abigail Betz, Ruth Samaai Designs, Nokwanda Ngcobo, Duke, Ayanda Mthembu, Morphe, Shana, Tart, Selfie, Adriaan Kuiters, MaXhosa, David Tlale, Avant Apparel, Leigh Schubert, Augustine, Ruald Rheeder, and Viyella, Fabiani. Here at Okayafrica, we decided to compile a series of the best looks for you. Scroll through our gallery to view our hoices, all photographed by SDR Photos, and feel free to tweet @okayafrica with the name of your favorite designer.

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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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