Death

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jul 29th, 2013
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BY DAYO JOHNSON AKURE —THE Police in Ondo State have arrested a 47-year-old bricklayer, Damilare Olotu, for allegedly poisoning his wife, Mary, for being barren. The 45-year-old Mary who hailed from Kwara State was a trader and had been having running battle with the suspect over her inability to con...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 21st, 2013
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Barely into your adulthood… with your entire life ahead of you… sporting, academic and many unacknowledged accolades adorning your high school leaving certificate… an unlikely soldier at the world’s most senseless war..1998… baby brother I never thought I would hear my self say this but you are one l...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Apr 8th, 2013
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The controversial case of a young Ethiopian man discovered dead in the Maribyrnong River in 2011 is being re-investigated by police, who are making a fresh appeal for witnesses. The body of Michael Atakelt, 22, was found in the Maribyrnong River on 7 July, 2011, after he had been missing for 11 days....
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 26th, 2013
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By Belayneh Abate Many news outlets broadcasted the death of Chinua Achebe. His flesh that he shares with us and other animals might have changed its physical form. But how could a soul embellished with wits and wisdoms such as the following die? “They are very clever. They came quietly and pea...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 7th, 2013
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An Ethiopian businessman, believed to be a driver of taxi-motorbikes – known as boda boda in South Sudan – was found dead at a market in Jonglei state capital on Saturday morning, a national security officer told Sudan Tribune on Sunday. Location of Jonglei State in South Sudan. “I ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 5th, 2012
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 An Ethiopian domestic worker committed suicide in Kuwait inside an Ali Sabah Al-Salem house recently, according to preliminary investigations. The Ethiopian woman was reportedly found hanging inside the kitchen, according to her employer who called the police. Investigators believe that the Ethiopia...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Dec 1st, 2012
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By Dagmawi Gudu Kassa The saying I used as my title here above seems less known in our recent linguistic history. But as we are witnessing the current history of this world, people of different nations other than Ethiopians, even the Burmese, even Libyans and Syrians and Yemenis who had been immersed...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ghana
Aug 2nd, 2012
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The Committee organizing the funeral of late president John Evans Atta Mills has agreed to hand over his body to his family after an initial burial by the State. The agreement was reached following a meeting with the late president’s family Thursday. Joy News’ parliamentary correspondent Sammy Darko ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Odd News
Jun 6th, 2012
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A two-year-old boy sat up in his coffin and asked for water before laying back down again lifeless, according to a Brazilian news website. In a case that seems almost too incredible to be true, ORM claimed that Kelvin Santos stopped breathing during treatment for pneumonia at a hospital in Belem, nor...
By IndepthAfrica
In Uncategorized
Feb 3rd, 2012
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The World Health Organization is defending its numbers on global malaria deaths and disputes a new study claiming that nearly twice as many people die of malaria than previously believed. The study, which appears in the British health journal, The Lancet, reports that more than 1.2 million people die...