Raphael Tenthani


Age: 43

Summary: Malawian journalist considered as one of Malawi's most prominent journalists who was a contributor to the Associated Press and the British Broadcasting Corp. and debated social challenges, often skewering politicians with his weekly column Muckraking on Sunday, but who scored a scoop for AP when he reported on pop singer Madonna's adoption of a Malawian child by tracking the child's father to a remote village to interview him.

Cause of Death: Car accident

Born: October 1, 1971

Died: May 16, 2015

Blantyre, Malawi