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Article by Oliver
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Posted: July 29, 2019

Kibra MP Ken Okoth Passes On

Ken Okoth succumbed to colorectal cancer on Friday, aged 41. The Kibra MP had been battling the illness for close to seven months. It is reported that Okoth suffered multiple organ failure, and was rushed to a Nairobi hospital late Thursday. Ken Okoth becomes the third MP to die of cancer in the 12th parliament.

KOT Clashes with Nigerians over ‘Terror Hotspot’ Claims

A showdown loomed on Twitter after Nigerian journalist, Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo portrayed Nairobi as a hotbed of terror. Olunloyo tweeted, “Kenyan fans, I will no longer be attending #AWiM19 African Women in Media due to a SECURITY THREAT (sic) as a result of the Al-Shabab bomb attack today in the Mogadishu Mayor’s office. I will not be in #Nairobi tomorrow. Al-Shabab terrorists often operate in Kenya #Dusit#KemiOlunloyo”. This sparked outrage as KOT claimed that Nigeria, is also a victim of similar security threats. The showdown gave rise to #KenyansVsNigerians debacle, becoming a trending topic for the better part of the weekend.

New “Avengers: Endgame’s” Deleted Scene Breaks the Internet

A new “Avengers: Endgame” deleted scene was revealed over the weekend, leaving the internet buzzing. The scene showcases events that followed after Tony Stark’s death, including the Avengers’ immediate fallout. Gamora is seemingly still alive, as she is seen walking away, despite what many thought.

Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart Shut Down Break Up Rumors

Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart have come out to address the breakup rumors, calling out “reliable sources”. The “Riverdale” stars posted their new magazine feature on Instagram, where Sprouse captioned his, “UNPRECEDENTED: Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart consume the flesh of ‘reliable sources’ to fuel their bacchanalian sex cult.” Reinhart also added her commentary, “BREAKING: A reliable source has confirmed that none of you know sh*t”. She further tweeted, “Don’t believe everything you read on the internet, kids. And news sources should try a little harder to be less vile. ‘Reliable sources’ can kiss my a**.”

Jessica Alba’s Twitter Account Hacked by Hateful Racist

Actress Jessica Alba‘s Twitter account was hacked by a racist and homophobe, who had a lot of hate to spew around. The slurs caught the attention of her 9.2million followers, who believed she became a victim of cyberbullying. The tweets have since been deleted, but neither Alba nor her reps have released a statement on the incident.

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