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Nigeria Chibok girls: Eighty-two freed by Boko Haram

Nigeria Chibok girls: Eighty-two freed by Boko Haram

Image copyright Twitter/ICRC_Africa Image caption The released Chibok girls were taken to a military base Islamist militants of the Boko Haram group have released 82 schoolgirls from a group of 276 they abducted in north-eastern Nigeria three years ago, the president’s office says. They were handed over in exchange for Boko Haram suspects after negotiations. […]

Nigeria’s President Buhari appears in public amid health concerns

Nigeria’s President Buhari appears in public amid health concerns

Media captionPresident Buhari walking through the presidential palace in Abuja on Friday Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has made a rare public appearance amid ongoing questions about the state of his health. Photos and a video posted on Twitter showed Mr Buhari, 74, attending Friday prayers at a mosque in the presidential villa in the capital […]

Nigeria’s President Buhari appears in public amid health concerns

Nigeria’s President Buhari appears in public amid health concerns

Media captionPresident Buhari walking through the presidential palace in Abuja on Friday Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has made a rare public appearance amid ongoing questions about the state of his health. Photos and a video posted on Twitter showed Mr Buhari, 74, attending Friday prayers at a mosque in the presidential villa in the capital […]

#Breaking2: Eliud Kipchoge goes close to sub-two hour marathon at Nike event

#Breaking2: Eliud Kipchoge goes close to sub-two hour marathon at Nike event

Tadese (left) and Desisa (centre) faded, while Kipchoge was on target pace with five miles remaining Eliud Kipchoge missed out on becoming the first athlete to run under two hours for the marathon by 26 seconds. The Kenyan, 32, clocked 2:00.25 but due to the use of in-out pacemakers, the time will not be recognised […]

Nigeria’s President Buhari appears in public amid health concerns

Nigeria’s President Buhari appears in public amid health concerns

Media captionPresident Buhari walking through the presidential palace in Abuja on Friday Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has made a rare public appearance amid ongoing questions about the state of his health. Photos and a video posted on Twitter showed Mr Buhari, 74, attending Friday prayers at a mosque in the presidential villa in the capital […]

Sulley Muntari: Pescara midfielder who protested at racist abuse has ban overturned

Sulley Muntari: Pescara midfielder who protested at racist abuse has ban overturned

Sulley Muntari has had spells with Portsmouth and Sunderland Sulley Muntari has had the one-match ban he received after protesting against racist abuse overturned. The Pescara midfielder left the field after being booked in Sunday’s Serie A game at Cagliari for complaining of being abused. The Italian Football Federation said it had considered the “particular […]

Nigeria’s President Buhari appears in public amid health concerns

Nigeria’s President Buhari appears in public amid health concerns

Media captionPresident Buhari walking through the presidential palace in Abuja on Friday Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has made a rare public appearance amid ongoing questions about the state of his health. Photos and a video posted on Twitter showed Mr Buhari, 74, attending Friday prayers at a mosque in the presidential villa in the capital […]

Nigeria’s President Buhari appears in public amid health concerns

Nigeria’s President Buhari appears in public amid health concerns

Media captionPresident Buhari walking through the presidential palace in Abuja on Friday Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has made a rare public appearance amid ongoing questions about the state of his health. Photos and a video posted on Twitter showed Mr Buhari, 74, attending Friday prayers at a mosque in the presidential villa in the capital […]

Somalia attack: Minister Abas Abdullahi Sheikh killed in Mogadishu

Somalia attack: Minister Abas Abdullahi Sheikh killed in Mogadishu

Image caption Abas Abdullahi Sheikh grew up in Dadaab refugee camp Somalia’s security forces have shot dead a 31-year-old government minister after mistaking him for a militant Islamist, officials have said. He was killed in his vehicle near the presidential palace in the capital, Mogadishu, the officials added. The president has cut short his visit […]

Robert Mugabe: Zimbabwe second-most developed country in Africa

Robert Mugabe: Zimbabwe second-most developed country in Africa

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Robert Mugabe, 93, has governed Zimbabwe since independence in 1980 Zimbabwe is the most highly developed country in Africa after South Africa, President Robert Mugabe has said. He denied that the country was a fragile state. “We have over 14 universities and our literacy rate is over 90 [%] – […]

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