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Sunrise: 1953

Sunset: April 3, 2021

Kampala Archbishop Cyprian Lwanga found dead in his room

A statement released by the Archdiocese of Kampala confirmed the death that happened on Saturday morning.

Sunrise: 1949

Sunset: March 31, 2021

Kiambaa MP Paul Koinange dies in Nairobi

Kiambaa MP Paul Koinange has succumbed to Covid-19 related complications. He passed on at Nairobi Hospital where he was undergoing treatment on Wednesday at dawn.

Sunrise: 1975

Sunset: March 15, 2021

TV Presenter, Gospel Singer Bishop Mercy Waciama is Dead

Kiheo TV presenter and renown Kikuyu gospel singer Bishop Mercy Waciama is dead. She accepted Jesus Christ as per savior in 1988 while in class 8.

Sunrise: 19""

Sunset: March 15, 2021

Kiambu MCA Eliud Ngugi dies of COVID-19

The MCA, who was popularly referred to as ‘Thithia’, passed on a day after he was admitted to the ICU with COVID-19 at the Kenyatta University hospital.

Sunrise: June 30, 1984

Sunset: March 13, 2021

Christian Longomba of ‘Vuta Pumz’ hit song is dead

Christian, who was once a member of the Longombas duet comprising of two brothers, died on Saturday, March 13 in Los Angeles, United States of America, his sister, Jessy Jones

Sunrise: 19""

Sunset: March 12, 2021

Samidoh, Gatutura mourn death of singer Muriithi John Walker

Walker’s death has dealt another blow to Kikuyu secular music industry. Trailblazing Jira ndukadiga icon, Timothy Njuguna alias Mighty Salim, succumbed to kidney failure on January 24, a day after marking the fifth death anniversary of his brother, singer Salim Junior.

Sunrise: 1941

Sunset: February 15, 2021

Garissa Senator Mohamed Yusuf Haji dies at 80

Garissa Senator Mohamed Yusuf Haji has died at the Aga Khan Hospital, Nairobi where he was undergoing treatment, a family source has said. He was aged 80 years.

Sunrise: 1921

Sunset: January 13, 2021

Hilde Back, The Swedish teacher whose Small act inspired The world, dies at 99.

Sunrise: 1941

Sunset: December 25, 2020

Former Chief Justice Evans Gicheru is dead.

Former Chief Justice Evans Gicheru has passed on at the age of 79.

Sunrise: 1944

Sunset: December 19, 2020

Minnesota State Senator Dies From COVID-19 Complications

Minnesota State Republican Sen. Jerry Relph has died due to complications from COVID-19. The 76-year-old began serving in the Minnesota Senate in 2017 and represented the 14th district that includes St. Cloud.

Sunrise: 1946

Sunset: December 18, 2020

Nyamira Governor Nyagarama succumbs to Covid-19

Nyamira Governor John Nyagarama has died at the Nairobi Hospital due to Covid-19 complications. Nyangarama was put on life support on Sunday night and his family was called in on Monday after his condition deteriorated.