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Double Magazine's 70s Editorial With Nigerian Model Betty Adewole

Double Magazine released their Spring/ Summer 14 Issue featuring Nigerian model Betty Adewole in a 70s inspired editorial.

Double Magazine's Spring/ Summer 2014 has some surprises in store. One of their editorials, starring British Nigerian model Betty Adewole, draws inspiration from the 70s, highlighting prints, hot pants, platforms shoes, and afros among other details. Considering the current fashion of natural looks and vintage pieces, the stylistic direction makes sense and serves in putting black natural beauty forward. Scroll through our gallery to view the editorial, photographed by Andrea Spotorno and styled by Poppy Kain. If you want to talk about it, tweet @okayafrica with #bettyadewole.
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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.

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