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Former presidential candidate Herman Cain dies of coronavirus aged 74

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Herman Cain, the businessman and former presidential candidate, died Thursday morning from coronavirus. He was 74. "He's entering the presence of the Savior he's served as...
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Cameroonian legislator dies in road crash

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A newly-elected legislator died in a road mishap in Cameroon's mountainous region of Adamawa early Wednesday, police said Thursday. The deceased legislator...
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South Africa’s anti-apartheid hero Andrew Mlangeni dies at 95

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South Africa's anti-apartheid struggle stalwart Andrew Mlangeni has died at the age of 95. President Cyril Ramaphosa described the death as "the end of...
Ghana Education Service (GES)

Final year student of Methodist Girls SHS dies of acute malaria

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The Ghana Education Service (GES) on Sunday announced the death of Ms Cindy Aku Sika Addo of General Arts 4A, a final year student...
Lewis made his last public appearance in June, as protests for racial justice swept the US and the world [File: Mark Wilson/Getty Images/AFP]

U.S. civil rights icon, Congressman John Lewis dies at 80, says Pelosi

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U.S. civil rights pioneer and Congressman John Lewis has died at age 80, according to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday. Calling him...
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Nigeria’s first female fighter helicopter pilot dies in road accident

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Nigeria's first-ever female combat helicopter pilot Tolulope Arotile died on Tuesday as a result of head injuries sustained in a road traffic accident in...
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Nigerian senator dies of COVID-19

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A Nigerian senator and a member of the ruling party Bayo Osinowo has died while receiving treatment for COVID-19, a state government statement confirmed...
Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza

Burundi’s outgoing President Pierre Nkurunziza dies of cardiac arrest

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Burundi's outgoing President Pierre Nkurunziza has died of a heart attack in a hospital in east-central Burundi, said a government statement issued here on...
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Liberian official dies of COVID-19

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Marcus Soko, head of Liberia's drug enforcement agency, died while receiving treatment for COVID-19, the government confirmed on Saturday. Soko died on...
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Top aide of Nigerian president dies from COVID-19

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The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - - - ABUJA -- Mallam...
Sir Stirling Moss

Motorsport legend Moss dies at 90

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British motor racing legend Sir Stirling Moss has died at the age of 90, his family confirmed on Sunday. Despite never winning...
Former Chief Rabbi Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron at the wedding of his granddaughter in Jerusalem on March 13, 2016.(Yaacov Cohen/Flash90)

Israel’s former chief rabbi dies of COVID-19

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Former Chief Rabbi of Israel, Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron, died at age of 79 from the COVID-19, Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem said on Sunday. ...
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Pregnant woman dies in accident near Apam

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A pregnant woman travelling with her husband from Accra towards Cape Coast died on the spot when their vehicle got involved in a tragic...
Pedestrians wearing masks are seen in downtown Tehran, Iran, Feb. 23, 2020. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday issued an order to form a national headquarters to cope with the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the country, state TV reported. Since Iran announced the first batch cases of the coronavirus in the country on Wednesday, 43 Iranians have been confirmed infected by the virus, eight of whom have died. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua)

2nd Iranian lawmaker dies of COVID-19, while some countries in Mideast take new precautionary...

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An Iranian lawmaker died of COVID-19 infection on Saturday as the epidemic claimed 21 more lives in the country. Several countries in the Middle...
Rugby

Kenya international rugby star collapses and dies

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The Kenya rugby fraternity was thrown into mourning on Wednesday following the sudden death of international Tony Onyango. The player's club, the...

Former GE chairman and CEO Jack Welch dies at 84

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Jack Welch, former chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of U.S. conglomerate General Electric Company (GE), passed away due to renal failure late Sunday...

Egypt’s former president Mubarak dies at 91, presidency mourns

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Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's fourth and longest-serving president, has died at the age of 91 after undergoing treatment in an intensive care unit following surgery,...
Doctor Xu Fei introduces the treatment of a patient at the First Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University in Nanchang, east China's Jiangxi Province, Jan. 27, 2020. The patient of the novel coronavirus pneumonia has been cured and discharged from the First Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University on Monday. He is the first coronavirus-infected patient that was cured in Jiangxi Province. (Xinhua/Peng Zhaozhi)

Another Wuhan doctor dies from coronavirus

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A female doctor at a Wuhan hospital that receives patients infected with the novel coronavirus died from the virus on Sunday, according to the...
Jose Mojica Marins

Brazilian filmmaker Jose Mojica Marins dies at 83

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Brazilian filmmaker Jose Mojica Marins, known for his iconic horror character Coffin Joe, passed away at 83 on Wednesday, his family announced. ...
Kenya Wildlife Service

Kenya’s iconic male elephant dies

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Kenya has lost a celebrated male elephant aged 50 years old that used to roam in the country's southeastern plains neighboring Tanzania, authorities said...
Daniel arap Moi

Former Kenyan President Daniel arap Moi dies

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Former Kenyan President Daniel arap Moi passed away on Tuesday morning at the Nairobi Hospital in the presence of his family, President Uhuru Kenyatta...
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Man dies in an accident on Winneba-Kasoa highway

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A 38-year old man, Ahianu Bruno, from Kasoa died when a Mercedes Benz Sprinter Bus veered off its lane unto the shoulders of...
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Motor Accident kills a Teacher of Ada Technical Institute

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A tutor at the Ada Technical Institute (ADATEC), died on Saturday when the motor bike he was riding crashed into the railings of the...
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Motor Accident Kills Customs Officer

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An officer of the Custom Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) stationed at Nkrankwanta in the Dromaa West District...
Prisoner Rescued By Christian Atsu Dies

Prisoner Saved by Christian Atsu Passes on

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Madam Theresa Amankwah, an inmate of the Nsawam Female Prison, who was rescued by Black Stars player Christian Atsu, has died at the Korle-bu...
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28-year-old Taxi Cab Driver Dies in an Accident

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A 28-year-old taxi driver, Evans Oppong, based at Dormaa-Ahenkro in the Dormaa Central Municipality of the Brong-Ahafo Region on Sunday died instantly in a...
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Terror-accused South African man dies in Mozambique

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A South African businessman who was accused of being involved in terrorism has died in a prison hospital in Pemba, Mozambique on Wednesday, said...
Lupando Mwape/ former Zambia VP

Zambia’s Former Vice President Pass on After A Short Illness

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Former Zambian Vice-President Lupando Mwape has died in a South African hospital where he was evacuated for specialized treatment. He was 68. The Zambian...
Egypt

Egyptian cop dies trying to defuse church bomb in Cairo

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An Egyptian police officer was killed and another injured on Saturday while trying to defuse a bomb in a church in Cairo, state-run MENA...
A baby Asian elephant explores the surroundings in the enclosure of Singapore's Night Safari, June 28, 2016. (Xinhua/Then Chih Wey) (zw)

Thailand: Driver dies after a crash with an elephant

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A driver was killed when his pickup truck crashed into an elephant on a dark forest road in northeastern Thailand, reports said on Thursday. ...