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Check Out Squeeze's Nigerian Dancehall Mixtape

Late last year we gave you two palm tree bangers from Naija dancehall artist Squeeze (which might've soundtracked an embarrassingly large part of our holidays). Now, Squeeze and DJ Humility drop the 12-track High Voltage mixtape, chock full of those contagious Lagos meets Kingston synths and melodies that grabbed us back in 2k11.

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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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