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What's Up Africa: African Roots!!!???

Ikenna tells it like it is once again on this week's episode of What's Up Africa. In an interview with Sahara TV, a topless occupier at Zuccotti Park in NYC proclaims that she's representing her African ancestral roots. We have to agree with Ikenna when he says "representing your African roots by showing your titties? Please." Take a look for yourself, but we think the only thing she's representing is a primitive idea of Africa - think National Geographic.


Watch previous episodes of WUA here.

 

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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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