death

Magistrate Accuses Former Finance Minister Tugbeh Doe of Issuing Death Threats on His Life

Brewerville Magisterial Court Associate Justice Fallah J. Matthews

MONROVIA – The case involving former Liberia’s Finance Minister Tugbeh Doe of the Sky International Insurance Company has taken a new dimension as the Presiding Magistrate Fallah J. Matthews raised an alarm over a “death threat” made on his life by unknown persons allegedly linked to the famous insurance company.

Mr. Doe who is presently the President/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Sky International Insurance Company served as Finance Minister during the National Transitional Government of Liberia (NTGL) of Charles Gyude Bryant.

His Honor Fallah J. Matthews is one of the Magistrates assigned at the Brewerville Magisterial Court in district # 17, Montserrado County.

Speaking to a local radio station in Monrovia recently, Magistrate Matthews claimed that a purported letter from a group calling itself “Jungle Boys Death Squad” threatened to eliminate him and his family members due to the manner and

Read More

Death of German finance official linked to virus crisis

BERLIN (AP) — The state finance minister of Germany’s Hesse region, which includes Frankfurt, has been found dead. Authorities said he appears to have killed himself and the state’s governor suggested Sunday that he was in despair over the fallout from the coronavirus crisis.

The body of Thomas Schaefer, a 54-year-old member of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union, was found Saturday on railway tracks at Hochheim, near Frankfurt.

Police and prosecutors said that factors including questioning of witnesses and their own observations at the scene led them to conclude that Schaefer killed himself.

State governor Volker Bouffier linked Schaefer’s death to the virus crisis on Sunday.

Bouffier said Schaefer was worried about “whether it would be possible to succeed in fulfilling the population’s huge expectations, particularly of financial help.”

“I have to assume that these worries overwhelmed him,” Bouffier said. “He apparently couldn’t find a way out. He was

Read More

Germany’s finance official’s death linked to virus crisis

The state finance minister of Germany’s Hesse region, which includes Frankfurt, has been found dead. Authorities said he appears to have killed himself and the state’s governor suggested Sunday that he was in despair over the fallout from the coronavirus crisis.

The body of Thomas Schaefer, a 54-year-old member of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union, was found Saturday on railway tracks at Hochheim, near Frankfurt. 

Police and prosecutors said that factors including questioning of witnesses and their own observations at the scene led them to conclude that Schaefer killed himself.

Germany Politics Thomas Schäfer

April 24, 2019 Thomas Schäfer (CDU), Minister of Finance of Hesse in Frankfurt, Germany. (AP)

AP/DPA

RELATED: Coronavirus live updates: Authorities urge hard-hit New York City region to stay home

RELATED: Counties without coronavirus are mostly rural, poor

State governor Volker Bouffier linked Schaefer’s death to the virus crisis on Sunday.

Bouffier said Schaefer was worried

Read More