18 Apr 2020
The Chief of staff to Nigeria's president, Muhammadu Buhari, Mallam Abba Kyari has died of Covid-19. Aso Rock Villa announced the death today. GuardianTV brings you a few reasons why Kyari's death is a big deal.
31 Mar 2020
Prolific writer and Co-author of popular English handbook, Brighter Grammar, Phoebean Ajibola Ogundipe have died at 92. The author passed away on 27 March 2020 in Charlotte, North Carolina, in the United States.
21 Mar 2020
Best known for songs like "The Gambler" and "Islands in the Stream," Grammy award-winning singer Kenny Rogers, 81, died on Friday (March 20), according to media reports.
2 Mar 2020
COVID-19 has been confirmed in 59 countries. More than 2,900 people have died, with over 85,000 people globally contracting the virus, the WHO reports. Follow the latest from DW here.
15 Feb 2020
Here are a few things to know about the late Nigerian Highlife veteran and trumpeter Victor Abimbola Olaiya who died at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital at the age of 89.
28 Jul 2019
At least 12 people have died in a powerful explosion that ripped through a gas plant in central China. Reports said the force of the blast shattered windows and blew out doors as far as 3 kilometers away.
4 Jul 2019
Even after extinguishing the fire, the soldiers died from smoke inhalation. Authorities have launched an investigation "to establish the cause of the incident."
28 May 2017
Gregg Allman, whose soulful vocals made the Allman Brothers Band one of rock's top acts in the 1970s in a career that also was marred by tragedy and drug abuse, died on Saturday at the age of 69.
24 May 2017
British actor Roger Moore, best known for his role playing secret agent 007, has died aged 89.
17 Apr 2017
At least 112 people have died after a bomb a bomb hit buses carrying evacuees on Saturday from besieged Syrian towns, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
4 Mar 2017
The Haitian government says former President Rene Preval, 74, the first leader in Haiti's history to win a democratic election, serve a full term and peacefully hand power to a successor, has died.
23 Feb 2017
Sacramento police are mourning the loss of Highway Patrol officer Lucas Chellew who died when he lost control of his motorcycle while pursuing a suspect.