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Lupita Nyong'o Had a "Coming to America" Themed Birthday Party and the Pictures are Everything

The 'Queen of Katwe' actress was joined by friends and 'Black Panther' co-stars as she celebrated her 34th birthday.

Lupita Nyong'o turned 34 last Wednesday (March 1), and she threw a Coming to America themed birthday party over the weekend to celebrate.


The Queen of Katwe actress slayed in her "Princess of Zamnuda" get-up and was joined by equally fabulous friends, and Black Panther co-stars, Chadwick Boseman and  Danai Gurira, who dressed as Imani Izzi (Eddie Murphy's arranged wife from the famous wedding scene).

"Souls were glowing," and it looked like an amazing time, to say the least. Check out the pics below.

Queen-To-Be & The Lady-In-Waiting. #WakandansInZamunda @danaigurira

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#WakandansInZamunda birthday partay! Fet. @chadwickboseman as Rev. Brown

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Besties.

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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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