Longest-reigning Arab leader Oman Qaboos passes on at 79

The longest-reigning leader of the modern Arab world, Sultan Qaboos, has died at the age of 79, the royal court said Saturday. “With great sorrow and deep sadness… the royal court mourns His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, who passed away on Friday,” the court said in a statement, as discussions on a successor commenced. […]

Argentina World Cup Winner José Luis ‘Tata’ Brown Dies at 62

Football player José Luis Brown, who scored Argentina’s opening goal in their win against West Germany in the 1986 World Cup final, has died at 62. The defender, known by his nickname “Tata”, dislocated his shoulder in the match but refused to be substituted. Watch the above video of the incident where he dislocates his […]

Johnny Clegg, South African musician and activist, dies aged 66

One of South Africa’s most celebrated musicians, Johnny Clegg, has died at the age of 66, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Known as the “white Zulu”, he was a vocal critic of the apartheid government which ruled until 1994. The British-born musician, who uniquely blended western and Zulu music, was diagnosed with cancer […]

2 killed in Dagomba Line clashes to be buried today

Two persons who died during bloody clashes at Dagomba Line in the Asokore Mampong municipality of the Ashanti Region are to be buried today, 15 July 2019. They are Zubeiru Zakaria, 25; and Abdul Mumin Harun, 20. Relatives and friends of the deceased are currently at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital morgue to convey the […]

Man dies after allegedly attempting to escape from a moving police vehicle

Police in the Ashanti Region say they have commenced an investigation into the death of a yet-to-be-identified middle-aged man at Tafo Pankrono on Sunday, July 7, 2019. Police said in a statement signed by ASP Godwin Ahianyo, a Public Affairs Officer, that their preliminary investigation shows that a Police Patrol Team spotted a driver on […]

BREAKING: Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi Dies After Collapsing in Court

Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi died on Monday after collapsing during a court hearing, Egyptian state television reported. Morsi was an Islamist who became Egypt’s first democratically-elected president in 2012. The country’s military ousted him in 2013. Morsi was being tried on espionage charges in Egypt. This is a developing story.