Former South African president and world icon Nelson Mandela has died at the Age of 95. Mandela who spent 3months in a Hospital in Pretoria, Died on Thursday 6th at his home in Johannesburg. It is reported that the soft spoken and powerful Nelson Mandela, passed on from a failed lung treatment. South African president Jacob Zuma said in a statement that South Africa, had lost a great leader and a great source of inspiration to the world.
For many years I worked in palliative care. My patients were those who had gone home to die. Some incredibly special times were shared. I was with them for the last three to twelve weeks of their lives. People grow a lot when they are faced with their own mortality.
I learnt never to underestimate someone’s capacity for growth. Some changes were phenomenal. Each experienced a variety of emotions, as expected, denial, fear, anger, remorse, more denial and eventually acceptance. Every single patient found their peace before they departed though, every one of them.
Fast & Furious actor Paul Walker died in a car crash this afternoon when his friend lost control of a Porsche GT and collided with a telegraph pole.
The star's representatives and official Facebook page confirmed his death this evening.
Walker, 40, was a passenger in the high-powered super-car when it spun out of control in Santa Clarita at 3:30pm today.
The actor was giving rides in his new Porche when the accident occurred.
The LA County Sheriff's department has confirmed that two people died in a collision at 3:30pm today, but no names have yet been released.
By popular demand, Angolan authorities have taken pre-emptive action and decided to ban the Muslim religion, which they consider a cult, NOT a religion. They see what Muslims are doing to non-Muslims, especially in Africa, and are taking steps to prevent the same from happening in Angola.
In early October 2013, the Muslims living in Luanda in the municipality of Viana Zango were shocked to see the minaret of their mosque dismantled into pieces on the ground without permission.
Three senior officials from the British High Commission were flushed out of a hotel in Eldoret where they were scheduled to hold a day-long meeting with several civil society organisations from North Rift region.
Second Secretary in Charge of Political Affairs Tom Howe, Director of Political Affairs C Sugden and another officer only identified as Nancy, were kicked out of Sirikwa Hotel in Eldoret town, the venue of the aborted meeting, after the county Deputy Governor Daniel Chemno accused them of violating diplomatic protocol.
Friends and relatives say Thuo died on Sunday night after he collapsed while having drinks with friends at a club in Thika town at about 10 pm. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The friends who were with him at that time said he was in good health and had not complained of any sickness.
He was rushed to Thika Nursing Home where he was pronounced dead while being attended to. The body was later moved to the Lee Funeral Home.