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Soni Methu Biography – Soni Methu Wiki
Soni Methu was a Kenyan journalist and a former reporter at China Global Television Network (CGTN).
Soni began her journalist career at the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC), starring in the drama Hila and presenting the Taj Show. She then became the East African correspondent for South African news channel eNCA from where CNN tapped her in 2014. She was the host of “Inside Africa” from 2014 to 2015.
Early 2016, Soni moved from CNN to CGTN after CNN changed the format of her show Inside Africa to have no presenter.
Soni Methu Age
She died at 34 years old.
Soni Methu Death
According to a statement from her younger sister, Faith Methu, Soni died Thursday after collapsing due to pains in her stomach.
Faith, said in a statement: “She started looking like she was having a seizure and my sister-in-law rushed her to the hospital but she died on the way. We don’t know much but a post-mortem will be done to tell exactly what happened.”
CNN said in a statement: “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.”
Former CGTN correspondent Vauldi Carelse wrote, “Woke up this morning wishing the news we received yesterday wasn’t true. The continent’s lost one of its greatest storytellers and warmest hearts: Soni Methu. From @eNCA to @CNN and @cgtnafrica she covered people’s stories with compassion and undying optimism. Rest in Power.”
Soni Methu Cause of Death
According to her family, Soni died of stomach complications on Thursday evening after a sudden illness.
Soni Methu Nationality
She was of Kenyan nationality.
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