Kenyan columnist, Soni Methu, a one-time host of CNN’s “Inside Africa,”has died at the age 34 years old.
She passed on Thursday April 11th in the wake of crumbling from torments in her stomach, her sister, Faith Methu, said in a statement. Confidence Faith Methu said it looked like her sister was having a seizure and she died en route to the hospital.
“We don’t know much but a post mortem will be done to tell exactly what happened,” Faith Methu said. Soni Methu hosted “Inside Africa,” CNN International’s longest-running feature program, from 2014 until 2015 when the show moved to a new format without a presenter.
“We are shocked and saddened to learn of the passing of our friend and former colleague Soni Methu. Our heartfelt condolences to her family and friends, from all at CNN” CNN said in a statement.
Soni Methu was a correspondent at the Chinese-claimed news arrange CGTN at the time of her passing. She was already the east Africa journalist at E News Africa for a long time, where she secured the Westgate Mall terrorist attack in Nairobi and different occurrences in the area. Prior to that, she was a reporter for South African news channel eNCA.