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Henri Van Breda denies South Africa axe murders

Henri Van Breda denies South Africa axe murders

Image copyright AFP Image caption Henri van Breda pleaded “not guilty” A man accused of killing his parents and older brother in a frenzied axe attack in Stellenbosh in South Africa has pleaded not guilty to murder. Henri van Breda, 21, is also charged with the attempted murder of his sister who survived with severe […]

South Africa bus crash ‘kills at least 19 children’

South Africa bus crash ‘kills at least 19 children’

Image copyright Twitter/ER24 Image caption The minibus was carrying children from primary and secondary schools At least 19 children have been killed in a minibus crash near the South African capital, Pretoria, emergency services and officials say. The children died after the vehicle burst into flames following a collision with a truck just north of […]

South Africa bus crash ‘kills at least 19 children’

South Africa bus crash ‘kills at least 19 children’

Image copyright Twitter/ER24 Image caption The minibus was carrying children from primary and secondary schools At least 19 children have been killed in a minibus crash near the South African capital, Pretoria, emergency services and officials say. The children died after the vehicle burst into flames following a collision with a truck just north of […]

South Africa bus crash ‘kills at least 19 children’

South Africa bus crash ‘kills at least 19 children’

Image copyright Twitter/ER24 Image caption The minibus was carrying children from primary and secondary schools At least 19 children have been killed in a minibus crash near the South African capital, Pretoria, emergency services and officials say. The children died after the vehicle burst into flames following a collision with a truck just north of […]

South Africa bus crash ‘kills at least 19 children’

South Africa bus crash ‘kills at least 19 children’

Image copyright Twitter/ER24 Image caption The minibus was carrying children from primary and secondary schools At least 19 children have been killed in a minibus crash near the South African capital, Pretoria, emergency services and officials say. The children died after the vehicle burst into flames following a collision with a truck just north of […]

South Africa bus crash kills 20 children

South Africa bus crash kills 20 children

Image copyright Twitter/ER24 Image caption The minibus was carrying children from primary and secondary schools Twenty children have been killed in a minibus crash near the South African capital Pretoria, emergency services have said. The children died after the vehicle burst into flames following a collision with a truck just north of the capital. There […]

Nigerian Manchester United fans electrocuted watching match

Nigerian Manchester United fans electrocuted watching match

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Manchester United won the game 2-1 At least seven people have died after an electric cable fell on fans watching a Manchester United match on TV in Nigeria, police say. The high-tension cable fell on a crowded shack showing the Europa League quarter-final against Anderlecht in the southern city of […]

Cameroon ends internet shutdown on orders of President Paul Biya

Cameroon ends internet shutdown on orders of President Paul Biya

Image caption North-West and South-West are Cameroon’s two English-speaking regions Internet services in Cameroon’s English-speaking regions have been turned back on three months after they were cut off following protests. People were delighted when online access was restored in both regions on Thursday at 19:00 GMT, a BBC correspondent in Bamenda reports. Before the ban, […]

Nigeria ‘gay wedding’ bust leads to charges

Nigeria ‘gay wedding’ bust leads to charges

Image copyright AFP Image caption Much of northern Nigeria is governed by Islamic law, or Sharia Prosecutors in the northern Nigeria state of Kaduna have charged a group of 53 people with conspiring to celebrate a gay wedding. The accused, arrested last Saturday, have denied the allegations, with their lawyers saying they were illegally detained. […]

Zimbabwe DNA tests ‘prove hunter was killed by a crocodile’

Zimbabwe DNA tests ‘prove hunter was killed by a crocodile’

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Nile crocodiles lurk almost totally submerged in the water as they lie in wait for passing prey DNA tests on the carcass of a crocodile shot in Zimbabwe have confirmed that it contains the remains of a missing South African hunter, an investigator has told the BBC. Scott […]

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