Tag: death

Nigeria’s Kano Sharia court sentences man to death for blasphemy

A Kano Upper Shari’a Court on Monday sentenced a 22-year-old man to death by hanging for blaspheming against Prophet Muhammad. The Presiding Judge, Khadi Aliyu Kani, gave the judgement after…

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COVID -19: Experts Say South Africa Deaths Higher Than Reported , analysis shows ‘huge discrepancy’

Medical researchers in South Africa found a “huge discrepancy” between the country’s confirmed Covid-19 fatalities and the number of excess natural deaths, providing further evidence that the number of people who have…

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Sad End to a Promising Career as Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot dies in Car Crash

  Nigerian Air Force’s first female combat helicopter pilot, Tolulope Arotile, has died in a road accident. It was learnt that Arotile sustained head injuries from the road accident which…

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Ivorian Premier,Gon Coulibaly’s Death Leaves President Without a Successor

Ivory Coast Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly, who had been hand-picked by President Alassane Ouattara to succeed him after elections later this year, has died. He was 61. Gon Coulibaly…

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80 Die in Ethiopia Protests Over Killing of Pop Star

At least 80 people died during protests in Ethiopia’s Oromia region after the fatal shooting of a popular singer. Those killed included protesters and members of the security forces, the…

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