Former 'CNN’s Inside Africa' Journalist Soni Methu Dies At 34 After Experiencing Severe Stomach Pain
April 15, 2019 14:16 By Fabiosa
Soni Methu was a kind-hearted and beautiful young woman, who was a successful journalist and the former CNN's "Inside Africa" host. Methu was very proud and honored to be the first Kenyan host of the long-running program and was extremely passionate about presenting her homeland to the entire world.
Her last chapter is ended
On April 11, Soni Methu suddenly died after experiencing severe stomach pain at the age of 34.
According to her younger sister Faith, the former CNN's presenter was at a hotel in Kenya when she out of nowhere grabbed her stomach and collapsed before having something like a seizure.
Rest In Love and Light. pic.twitter.com/Ve0IJsfbRW— Soni Methu (@Soni_Methu) April 15, 2019
Kenyan journalist Soni Methu, the one-time host of CNN's "Inside Africa," has died at the age of 34 after collapsing from pains in her stomach, her sister said in a statement https://t.co/SL1iJiGZUw pic.twitter.com/U8MArJaUad— CNN (@CNN) April 12, 2019
Methu was immediately rushed to the nearest hospital but sadly was pronounced dead en route. However, the official cause of demise is yet to be identified by the officials.
Extremely shocked and saddened by news of the death of Soni Methu, the former host of CNN's Inside Africa at age 34. Especially because it was only a few days ago I sought to enquire about her.— Israel Laryea (@TheIsraelLaryea) April 13, 2019
Worked with her on a couple of shows.#RIPSoni#CNNInsideAfrica pic.twitter.com/kQEPuwOs7J
The Kenyan journalist was able to light every room up with her presence and positive energy, her colleagues claim. Unfortunately, her young life was cut short out of the blue sky.
People paid heartbreaking tributes to Soni
Death is no respecter of persons.......Be humble 😒— Sam 1🌟 (@samuelnai25) April 15, 2019
RIP Soni Methu https://t.co/D5zHSEZgUP
RIP @Soni_Methu. Am still in shock!— JJ Wangui (@JJWangui) April 14, 2019
Former Kenyan @CNN presenter Soni Methu passed on on April 11 after collapsing in a hotel in Diani where she was staying. The 35-year-old journalist was working for China Global Television Network (CGTN) for their Nairobi base. pic.twitter.com/JMqXovEnY4— Sir. Derrick Ohato (@SurveyorOhato) April 15, 2019
Life is life. Rest in peace, Soni. She will be definitely remembered by many people she was lucky to meet.