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Sultan of Oman, Qaboos bin Said Al Said passes away at 79 without an heir after ruling for 50 years

Qaboos bin Said Al Said, the Sultan of Oman and Arab world’s longest-serving ruler, has died at the age of 79 without an heir or designated successor after ruling for 50 years.  ‘With great sorrow and deep sadness… the royal court mourns His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, who passed away on Friday,’ a court […]

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Renowned Novelist, Prof Chukwuemeka Ike dies at 88

Prof. Chukwuemeka Ike, a renowned Nigerian Novelist is dead at the age of 88. The traditional ruler of Ndikelionwu community in Orumba, Anambra, fictive works mirrored the African and Igbo societies and some of them include From Toads for Supper, his first work published in 1965, The Naked Gods (1970), The Potter’s Wheel (1973), Sunset at Dawn (1976), […]