RETIRED Kenyan President Daniel Toroitich arap Moi, 96 is dead.
The proclamation announcing his death was issued by President Uhuru Kenyatta who has also sent condolences to the family.
“It is with profound sadness and sorrow that I announce the passing of a Great African Statesman, H.E Daniel Toroitich arap Moi, the second president of the Republic of Kenya,” President Kenyatta said in the Proclamation, “the former president passed on at the Nairobi Hospital on the early morning of 4th February 2020, in the presence of his family.”
Moi ruled Kenya for 24 years from August 22, 1978 to 2002 when he handed over to Mwai Kibaki.
Born on September 2, 1924, Moi first served as Vice President for fourteen years, before taking over as an Acting President, following the death of founding President Jomo Kenyatta.
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Ferdinand Simaanya discharged from hospital where he was admitted for COVID-19
ZAMBIA Association in South Africa (ZASA) president Ferdinand Simaanya has been discharged from the hospital where he was admitted for COVID-19.
Special Assistant to the ZASA president for Press and Communication Alwyn Matongo in a statement said Simaanya was admitted at the Waterfall Netcare private hospital last thursday due to COVID 19 complications.
“He is home where he will continue to recuperate,” Matongo said.
And Matongo has thanked the Doctors, front line medical personnel, and nurses who attended to him.
General Kingsley Chinkuli collapses, admitted to hospital
FIRST Quantum Minerals Country Manager, Gen. Kingsley Chinkuli, this evening collapsed while addressing a meeting on the Copperbelt.
He suffered what is suspected to be a stroke or heart attack.
A source has told Mwebantu Gen. Kingsley Chinkuli collapsed and suffered a stroke while on the Copperbelt. He was immediately evacuated to Lusaka and has now regained consciousness and out of the ICU. He is now able to talk.