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Who Was Sweden Rapper Eiran? Swedish Rapper Shot Dead in Stockholm Check Family Images



Upsetting news is capturing the attention of social users in which a popular rapper of Sweden has been shot and killed in Stockholm on Thursday, October 21, 2021. Swedish rapper Einar who was just 19-years-old was shot dead in Stockholm as per the police reports. He was one of the hit rappers who topped the country’s charts. Police hunted for suspects.

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According to the official reports, he was shot dead outside the apartment building around before 11 PM on Thursday night. He was the only one who fuelled public anger over a deadly wave of gang-related violence that hit the country in last recent years.

Who Was Sweden Rapper Eiran?

Einar was just 19 and his real name was Nils Kurt Erik Einar Gronberg. He was one of the most-streamed Sweden artists on Spotify in 2019. He won several Swedish Grammys, three chart-topping albums, and other awards to his name. As per the police reports, he was shot multiple times outside the apartment in the Southern Stockholm suburb of Hammarby Sjostad. A murder case has been registered and investigation has begun and police are searching for at least two suspects who made this crime.

A spokesperson of Stockholm police, Ola Osterling told,” they are working to figure that what was actually happened and who can be behind this murder”. The Swedish broadcaster SVT sources said that the killing was related to a gang and maybe, the murder was planned due to testify in a case against the so-called Varby gang next week.

He had been receiving some death threats for the last few months. Police check two surveillance cameras around the spot but declined to say anything about this. The rapper was shot multiple times after aiming at him from about 1.5 meters and he was shot in the chest.

Swedish Rapper Shot Dead in Stockholm

He was born on September 5, 2002, in Stockholm, Sweden, and is known as Einar. He released several albums but two albums topped the Sverigetopplistan, the Swedish album charts. He also won Musikforlaggarnas pris for Breakthrough of the Year. He also won two Grammys in 2020.

The first solo of Einar, “Gucci/ Duckar Pop” was famous among the fans and then, he released his second hit “Katten i trakten” in 2019. Later, he released several hit albums such as Forsta Klass, Nummer 1, Welcome to Sweden, and Unge med extra energy. Along with this, Aldrig nansin haft, Paigons, Min niva, Paff Pass, Nu vi skiner, Harifran, and Skrrt are the several hit of the rapper.

Still, the police are investigating the case. The rapper family is in deep shock after learning about the demise of Eiran. He was one of the best rappers in Sweden who had massive popularity among listeners. We pray for Eiran and his family who is suffering from this difficult time.

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Guinea: Ex-leader Alpha Conde released, moved to wife’s home – The Maravi Post




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Guinea’s deposed president, Alpha Conde has been released by the ruling military junta after weeks of calls by the international community for that to be done.

Mr. Conde is now reported by the soldiers to have been moved to his wife’s home in the capital Conakry.

The ruling junta, the National Rally Committee for Development (CNRD), said in a statement broadcast on state television that the former president is now with his wife, Hadja Djene Kaba Condé.

The military rulers said they would “continue to provide the former head of state with treatment worthy of his rank, and this without any national or international pressure”.

Mr. Conde, 83 was ousted in a military coup on September 5 and was held in detention for months despite international pressure for him to be freed.

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p data-reactid=”.1hfn18vhlnc.$post-61a5adaa7b70b1571927bcef.$post_5″>He first came to power in 2010 in Guinea’s first democratic transfer of power after that year’s presidential election.

Last year there tension was high in Guinea with some streets reportedly deserted as security forces patrolled them to contain a post election violence.

Supporters of the opposition had been clashed with security forces after Alpha Condé won a third term in office.

Before the 2020 elections, he pushed through a new constitution which he argued would modernize the country.

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The changes to the constitution allowed him to bypass a two-term limit for presidents in order to seek a third term.

When he was ousted Guinea got suspended from the West Africa’s regional bloc, Ecowas, following the coup.

Ecowas also imposed travel bans and a freeze on the financial assets of Guinea’s coup leaders and their families.

The military rulers have stood their grounds saying they will restore democratic rule to Guinea according to their own timeline.

ECOWAS suspends Guinea, demands Alpha Conde’s release


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Timothy Adegoke’s Murder: Oriyomi Hamzat One Man Crusade For Justice By Bayo Oluwasanmi – The Maravi Post




Since Timothy Adegoke was mysteriously butchered in Room 305 at Hilton Hotel and Resorts Ile-Ife, Oriyomi Hamzat has been on the hunt to track down his killer(s).

Hamzat, ace broadcaster, social activist, and  crusader extraordinaire for justice is the owner of the popular and influential radio station Agidigbo 88.7 FM, Ibadan. Hamzat’s detailed daily investigation and updates on the murder of Adegoke takes on the Herculean task of tracking a career murderous money ritualist on one hand, and a sworn promise to deliver justice to Adegoke and his family on the other hand.

Adegoke had checked in at the hotel on November 5, 2021 to begin review for his final Executive MBA exams at OAU, Ile-Ife. Two days later, he was declared missing. But the news of a missing person soon gave way to ominous dark clouds that delivered frozen uncertainty in the horizon. A much darker force was looming: The body of Adegoke, occupant of Room 305, had been dumped by his killer(s) in the bush near the hotel.

In the days that followed, his grieving widow and children, families, friends, colleagues were sorrowfully subdued by his mysterious death. Hamzat immediately went to work chasing every lead to reveal the killer(s). Each day, Hamzat brings renewed dedication, fresh perspective, and investigative rigor to the case. As a seasoned crusader for the truth, he followed his instincts and tirelessly pursued the truth wherever it leads him ny raising pertinent questions that beg for answers.  

Hamzat, a radio personality, has attained the reputation for fighting injustice against oppressed poor Nigerians who are economically disadvantaged, socially trapped and politically locked out. Watching Hamzat as a one man crusade fighting for justice to unravel the killer(s) of Adegoke, reminds me of Benjamin Burombo’s statement that “Each time I want to fight for African rights, I use only one hand because the other hand is busy trying to keep away Africans who are fighting me” is so apt in the case of Hamzat. Each time he plunges himself into the cockpit of the investigation, each time his life was threatened by the supporters of killer(s) of Adegoke.

Unbowed, uncowed, Hamzat the one man crusade for justice, remains undaunted. Rather, he digs in deeper and deeper everyday to keep concerned Nigerians posted on the progress or lack of police investigations into the murder. Where are the human rights activists? Where are the bloggers? Where are the religious leaders? What happened to the Nigerian media? All gone AWOL! All declared MIAs – missing in action! All lovers of justice must team up with Hamzat to bring the killer or killers of Adegoke to justice. We must all come together as a people in the name of justice and demand that whoever- high or low, rich or poor, prince or pauper that was involved in the murder of Adegoke must be sent to the gallows for the heinous crime. 

Hamzat has taught us a great lesson: injustice against one is injustice for all. And more importantly, no one is safe until all of us are safe. We are in this together. Together, we can get rid of money ritualists in our community.

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Workers with HIV-AIDS continue to face stigma, discrimination: ILO  – The Maravi Post




Despite some improvement in people’s tolerance to the disease in the more than 40 years since the AIDS epidemic began, a survey of 55,000 people in 50 countries found that only one in two people knew that HIV cannot be transmitted by sharing a bathroom. 

“It is shocking that, 40 years into the HIV and AIDS epidemic, myths and misconceptions are still so widespread,” said Chidi King, head of ILO’s Gender, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Branch. 

Wake-up call 

A lack of basic facts about how HIV is transmitted is fuelling stigma and discrimination. This survey is a wake-up call to reinvigorate HIV prevention and education programmes; the world of work has a key role to play.” 

Stigma and discrimination in the workplace marginalize people, pushing those with HIV into poverty, Ms. King maintained. 

Working with opinion poll company Gallup, the ILO Global HIV Discrimination in the World of Work Survey reveals that discriminatory attitudes are fuelled by a lack of knowledge about HIV transmission. 

At the end of 2020, approximately 38 million people globally were living with HIV, with 1.5 million newly infected that year, and approximately 680,000 people dying from AIDS- related illnesses, according to the survey. Despite progress made on combating stigma, the coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated the situation. 

Care burdens 

“The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly pushed back some of the efforts, some of the progress that had been made towards eradicating HIV, and there is an even more urgent need now to double those efforts,” Ms. King said. 

“In terms of the impact on people affected by HIV, not only people living with HIV but people who may be looking after somebody with HIV…care burdens have increased during the pandemic due to the non-availability of certain services, therefore seeing a disproportionate impact in relation to women in particular, and in some instances, girls as well.” 

Asia and Pacific in spotlight 

The survey noted that the lowest tolerance for working directly with people with HIV was found in Asia and the Pacific, followed by the Middle East and North Africa. 

The regions with the most positive attitudes were Eastern and Southern Africa, where almost 90 per cent of respondents said they would be comfortable working directly with people with HIV. 

Higher educational levels were also associated with positive attitudes towards working with those living with HIV

The report also offered a number of recommendations, including implementation of HIV programmes to increase awareness of modes of transmission and to improving the legal and policy environment around HIV to protect rights of workers. 

“The workplace has a key role in this education,” Ms. King told journalists in Geneva. “Workers and employers certainly have a role to play. Social dialogue is a key mechanism through which they can craft policies and materials and products in order to raise awareness, ensuring that recruitment policies do not discriminate against people with HIV/AIDS. Governments also have a role to play in terms of broader engagement.” 

Confronting inequalities and ending discrimination is critical to ending AIDS, the report said, particularly during the ongoing COVID pandemic.  

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