Quintuplet Mom Dies Days After Losing Two Of Her Babies

A 28-year-old woman who gave birth to a set of quintuplets last month died on Sunday. Two of her babies, both boys, died last week while under special care at the hospital. The woman identified as Evaline Namukhula gave birth to the five babies in Kakamega area of Kenya. Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH) chief executive Wilson Aruasa, said Ms Namukhula complained of chest pains and persistent headache on Saturday night and doctors put her on antibiotics and conducted a blood clot test. According to Dr Aruasa,  the MTRH boss said she suffered from pulmonary embolism, a blood clot, which blocked blood vessels in her lungs. Immediately after the scan, she vomited, started sweating and had difficulty breathing before collapsing midday.  She was taken to the semi-intensive care unit, where she was pronounced dead on arrival. Her two boys died last week while under special care at the Eldoret hospital. The remaining three...

Prisoners who escaped through their cell roofs surrender to police in South Africa

Two men who escaped police custody in KwaZulu-Natal over the weekend have handed themselves over to police after a serious manhunt. A total of five awaiting trial prisoners escaped through the roof of their holding cell in the Margate area, south of Durban. "Two escapees handed themselves over to Gamalakhe SAPS last night, namely Saneliso Malanga and Sanele Hlongwane, bringing the total to three being re-arrested," police announced on their Twitter page on Monday morning. The police are still looking for two remaining suspects - Matomela Dwetshe (35), wanted for murder, and Wiseman Mduduzi Nxabi (25) who committed aggravated robbery. Police are urging the public to come forward with information that could assist in locating the escapees. Members of the public can contact their nearest police station or Crime Stop on 08600 10111....

Family in panic as kidnappers refuse to release Taraba businessman

The family of an abducted Takum-based businessman, Alhaji Usman Mayo, has shown concern over refusal of his abductors to release him after paying a 100 million naira as ransom. The spokesperson of the business man, Mallam Ibrahim Takum, told Daily Trust on Sunday, that Alhaji Mayo was abducted about 40 days ago in Takum and that the abductors demanded N100million which was paid. However, they did not release him but demanded for an additional 100 million naira He said after series of negotiations on the additional N100 million ransom, the abductors ceased communication. Ibrahim Takum said family and friends of the businessman are now confused and very worried since they cannot tell if he is alive or dead. Recalling what happened to a lawmaker, Hosea Ibbi, who was killed despite the fact that ransom was paid, Ibrahim Takum expressed hope that the same fate will not befall the businessman. He called on the...

Rhino poacher gets trampled to death by Elephant then eaten by Lions

A human skull found in the Kruger National Park (KNP) is believed to be that of a man killed by an elephant and then devoured by a pride of lions, according to the SANParks. In a statement issued on Monday morning by SANS Park, a pride of lions had devoured the remains leaving only a human skull and a pair of pants. According to the Mpumalanga police, the man was a rhino poacher. Brigadier Leonard Hlathihe said in a statement that he received information that some men had gone poaching in the KNP on 1 April 2019, when suddenly an elephant attacked and killed one of them. "His accomplices claimed to have carried his body to the road so that passers-by could find it in the morning. They then vanished from the park," he said. Once outside, they reportedly informed a relative of the dead man about their ordeal and police were alerted regarding the...

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