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Honored African personalities that we lost in 2018-Photos

2018 was a low year for Africa as we lost some of the most prominent people and personalities that we felt needed to be remembered.

Here is a list of 7 honored people that we lost in 2018:

1.Jamal Nasoor

Jamal Nasoor is best know for acting in some of the local shows like Vioja mahakamani and Junior .

The 39 year old was allegedly stabbed to death by his lover in 2018.

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2.Nicholas Bett

In 2015, the 28-year-old  Nicholas Bett made history by by putting Kenya on the map when he became the first Kenyan to win a gold medal in hurdles during the world competition that was held in Beijing, China

His untimely death happened on 8th August 2018 after he suffered a car crash after car he was driving swerved off the road and crashed into a ditch

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3.Joseph Kamaru

The popular Kikuyu Musician who sang songs that empowered masses died  while undergoing treatment at Mp-Shah Hospital in Nairobi.

The 79 year old musician was able to put Kenyan music on the front-line as he sang songs Kikuyu and Swahili and would be aired internationally.

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4.Mzee Majuto

Mzee Majuto a Tanzanian celebrated actor passed on while undergoing treatment at Muhimbili Hospital in Dar es Salaam on August 8th 2018 after his health deteriorated during the treatment.

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5.Dj Nakumatt

Dj Nakumatt burst into fame after videos of  him doing remixes to various songs went viral on the internet.

It is reported that he passed away after a short illness in July 2018.

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6.Mowzey Radio

The renowned Ugandan musician Moses Sekibogo commonly known as Mowzey Radio succumbed to head injuries he sustained in a bar brawl in Entebbe on 1st February 2018.

 

 

 

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7.Kofi Annan

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan died on August 18th after battling a short illness.

The 80-year-old, Nobel peace prize winner , died in hospital in Bern, Switzerland

He was the first black African to take up the role of the world’s top diplomat, serving two terms from 1997 to 2006

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