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Exactly three years ago, George Floyd, a 46-year-old African American, was killed by a White police officer, Derek Chauvin. Floyd's death triggered widespread protests across the United States and around the world, with calls to end police violence and systemic racism. Chauvin was eventually sentenced to more than 22 years in prison, while the city of Minneapolis reached a $27 million settlement with Floyd's family. Three years after Floyd's murder, how much has changed in the US? Our correspondent reports.
Jordan Neely, a Black man died after being held in a chokehold by a fellow passenger, a Marine veteran. The veteran was questioned and released.
Kenyan police have recovered 73 bodies, mostly from mass graves in a forest in eastern Kenya, thought to be followers of a Christian cult who believed they would go to heaven if they starved themselves, a police officer said on Monday.
While information circulating on social media is sometimes easy to believe, false alarms have become inevitable. One such false alarm is the rumored deaths of notable individuals. Not only does this info travel fast, but they are also mostly untrue. making it severe. Here are the top 7 people to have been rumoured dead in Nigeria and which of these people were you also connived into believing they were dead?
Sunday March 5 marks the 70th anniversary of the death of Joseph Stalin. The sudden demise of the Soviet dictator marked the end of an era, but it wasn't the major turning point it could have been in US-Soviet relations. In his book "The Last Days of Stalin", activist and scholar Joshua Rubenstein writes that the administration of US President Dwight D.
A Welsh jury found the couple guilty of manslaughter in the negligent death of their handicapped daughter. The teen was found dead on a pile of soiled beddings by shocked authorities in 2020.
A group of former Memphis police officers who face second-degree murder and other charges have pleaded not guilty. The five are standing trial over the violent arrest and death of young Black man Tyre Nichols.
Protests in the South American country against President Boluarte are growing. The conflict threatens to drag Peru back into poverty, with tourism among the sectors that have been hardest hit.
People in Kenya's LGBTQ community have expressed safety concerns following online attacks against them. The harassment follows the mysterious murder of Edwin Chiloba, a renowned LGBTQ activist. Chiloba’s death is still under investigation with police naming his roommate, with whom he is thought to have been in a relationship, as the main suspect.
The notable and experienced photojournalist succumbed to the cold hands of death on Thursday, January 5, 2023, after a brief illness. Popularly called ‘Eshin’ in the media community and outside, Kuti was an amiable journalist who nurtured and handled his craft with utmost diligence and professionalism.
The latest death sentences come days after Iran hanged two people over events relataed to ongoing protests. The executions and death sentences have garnered condemnation from the German chancellor and Catholic Pope.
Nine suffocate to death in Ugandan New Year firework crush - police