Former first lady of Kenya Lucy Kibaki has died after battling a long illness. Reports say Mrs Kibaki was initially hospitalized since March of this year at Nairobi Hospital in Kenya, but was later transferred to Bupa Cromwell Hospital in London. In recent years, the feisty Mrs Kibaki has rarely seen in public, and has kept a low profile.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has released a statement regarding the passing of Mrs Kibaki.
Lucy Kibaki was a somewhat controversial figure, and gained notoriety for slapping a camera man in 2005 in protest of a story about her.
Cause of death has not been released but sources say it was due to advanced age related issues. The story is still developing.