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Mandla Maseko: ”Afronaut” – Gone Too Soon

The Tragic Death Of The First African Set To Travel Space Becoming an astronaut and working with NASA is a big challenge with the enormous competition. Six years ago, there was a special call for applicants to win a trip to space. Among one million applicants, only 23 were selected. This number is now reduced to 22 because one of the winners recently passed away in a motorcycle crash. Mandla Maseko was an individual applicant, he would have been the first black African to travel to space. It all started in 2013 with the competition organized by AXE Apollo...

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Etika Found Dead – Gone Too Soon

Gone Too Soon: Popular YouTube personality Etika (Emmanuel Owuraku Amofah) has been found dead. A tweet posted by the NYPD today confirmed the sad news. GONE TOO SOON Etika is believed to be the son of Mr Owuraku Amofah, a former Ghanaian politician and a lawyer. He was popularly known in the gaming world for being fun and one of the best as well, best Nintendo player… The YouTube Star was very close to his mother. He fondly talked about how his mother sacrificed everything to look after him. He was very grateful and appreciative. Our thoughts and prayers...

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Lawrence Leathers – Gone Too Soon

Lawrence  Leathers, best known as “Lo,” was a prominent American Jazz Drummer and a Gramm Award-winning musician from Michigan. His demise on the 2nd of June is a massive loss to the entertainment industry across the whole world. The talented drummer died at his prime time as he his hard work was just paying off. His deal was traced to romantic rivalry according to the US police department his girlfriend (now ex) and her ex-boyfriend have been arrested. Leathers, a talented Grammy award winning Jazz Drummer, was born on the 23rd. November 1981. The Michigan-born dreamer had since his...

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African Celebrities: Gone Too Soon: Nana Yaw Opoku Junior US Shot Dead…

Nana Yaw Opoku aka Junior US, the close friend of Shatta Wale a Ghanaian based in U.S has reportedly been shot dead. Junior US,  owns EMG Records imprint and manages Ghanaian-US football star Derrick Jones.   According multiple media outlets,  “He was found dead in his home last night. His sister was on night shift and came home to find his lifeless body…He celebrates his birthday tomorrow and as such we wanted to release his collaboration with Medikal and myself today to mark the birthday.” Pulse.com.gh. There’s been lot of speculation about why Junior US was killed, some say is...

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Gone Too Soon: Soni Methu, Former CNN ‘Inside Africa’ Host

The first Kenyan host of ‘Inside Africa, Soni Methu has sadly passed away at the age of 34. According to CNN and multiple media outlets, the former host of CNN’s “Inside Africa, Kenyan journalist Soni Methu, suddenly collapsed at her hotel in Diani, Kwale county and died en route to the hospital. Just before the prominent Kenyan journalists died, ”she began complaining of severe stomach pain” Kenyans are in shocked and can’t believe she’s really gone at such a young age! “She started looking like she was having a seizure and my sister-in-law rushed her to the hospital but she died on...

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