Colin Powel dies from Covid-19 complications at 84

Johannesburg- Former United States Secretary of State Colin Powel has passed away at the age of 84.

He served as the 65th United States Secretary of State from 2001 to 2005.

Powell was the first African-American Secretary of State.

After 35 years of military service, Powell retired from the U.S. Army as a four-star general.

He also saw service and was wounded in Vietnam, an experience that later helped define his own military and political strategies.

According to reports, it is believed that Powel passed away from Covid-19 complications.

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