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UK NEWS: 15 YEAR OLD DIES AFTER HE IS STABBED TO DEATH OUTSIDE SCHOOL

Via The Daily Mail A 15-year-old boy died in his teacher’s arms today after he was ambushed by suspected rival gang members outside a school in South London. The stabbed teenager, named locally as Zac Olumegbon, was taken by air ambulance to a nearby hospital where he was declared dead. Saima Sadfdar, who runs a shop opposite the school in West Norwood, said the boy was attacked by a gang of up to four men who lay in wait in a car. []

NELSON MANDELA’S 13 YEAR OLD GREAT-GRANDDAUGHTER KILLED IN CAR CRASH

Nelson Mandela’s great-granddaughter Zenani Mandela was killed in a car crash yesterday. The 13 year old was on the way home from the World Cup kick off concert when the accident happened. Johannesburg Metro police spokeswoman Edna Mamonyane disclosed that the driver of the car had been arrested and charged with drunk driving. A spokesperson from The Nelson Mandela Foundation said in a statement that, Nelson Mandela would not attend Friday’s World Cup opening ceremony and game in Johannesburg. Mandela and his []

THE EX-WIFE OF GARY COLEMAN SELLS PICTURES OF THE FORMER CHILD STAR ON HIS DEATH BED

 Source Gary Coleman’s ex-wife Shannon Price has sold photographs of the former child star while he lay on his deathbed, to a tabloid for seven figures.  Rhymes With Snitch  reports that Price is seen standing  next to Coleman while he lays dying in a hospital bed. There is also a picture of Coleman after his death.   The photographs are scheduled to hit newsstands next week. …………………………………………………………….. There simply aren’t enough words….  😦  Rest In Peace Gary Coleman.

DEATHS AS ISRAELI FORCES STORM GAZA SHIP

Via BBC News More than 10 people have been killed after Israeli commandos stormed a convoy of ships carrying aid to the Gaza Strip, the Israeli army says. Armed forces boarded the largest vessel overnight, clashing with some of the 500 people on board. It happened about 40 miles (64 km) out to sea, in international waters. Israel says its soldiers were shot at and attacked with weapons; the activists say Israeli troops came on board shooting. There has been widespread condemnation []

ACTOR DENNIS HOPPER DIES

Hollywood actor Dennis Hopper has died at age 74. The veteran actor lost his long battle with prostate cancer this morning, surrounded by friends and family. Rest In Peace Dennis Hopper.

SOUTH AFRICAN SINGER DIES BEFORE HE WAS TO OPEN THE WORLD CUP

Via The Mail Online A singer dubbed the ‘Black Pavarotti’ died yesterday – just over a fortnight before he was due to open the World Cup alongside Nelson Mandela. South African Siphiwo Ntshebe, 34, had been chosen by President Mandela to perform at the World Cup opening ceremony, with his signature anthem entitled Hope. The track even features President Mandela speaking, which is the first time he has lent his voice to a record. Continue Reading….. This is so sad. Rest In []

SINGER & ACTRESS LENA HORNE DIES AGE 92

Via BBC News Legendary singer and actress Lena Horne has died in New York at the age of 92. Renowned for her beauty and sultry voice, Ms Horne battled racism to become Hollywood’s first black sex symbol. Continue Reading…. Rest In Peace Lena Horne.

NIGERIAN PRESIDENT UMARU YAR’ADUA DIES

Via BBC News Reports are coming in that the Nigerian President Umaru Yar’Adua has died. A spokesman in the president’s office said Mr Yar’Adua died on Wednesday, but there’s been no official announcement yet. Mr Yar’Adua, from the governing People’s Democratic Party, had been ill for some time, and had not been seen in public for several months. Continue Reading….. Rest In Peace Umaru Yar’Adua