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Photos: Theophilus London in South Africa


Last week Theophilus London performed two shows in Johannesburg, South Africa. London took a whole posse with him to the continent including music video director Vashtie. In the photo above, London and Vashtie pose at the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg.

View photos and anecdotes from their journey on Vashtie's blog. We couldn't help but notice these dope Baba Tunde hats they found by Joburg designer Gareth Cowden. (via Vashtie)

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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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