Seychelles protects an area ‘as big as Britain’ in Indian Ocean

Seychelles protects an area ‘as big as Britain’ in Indian Ocean

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The island nation plans to protect 30% of its seas by 2020 The Seychelles has created protected areas “the size of Great Britain” in the Indian Ocean. In exchange for getting some of its national debt paid off, the island nation has agreed to protect 210,000 sq km (81,000 […]

Nigeria’s Boko Haram crisis: Dapchi anger over missing girls

Nigeria’s Boko Haram crisis: Dapchi anger over missing girls

Image copyright Yobe State government Image caption The number of missing girls is being disputed by parents There is growing anger among the parents of a group of missing Nigerian schoolgirls following an attack by Boko Haram on Monday night. Parents of pupils who disappeared from their boarding school in Dapchi told the BBC their […]

Seychelles protects an area ‘as big as Britain’ in Indian Ocean

Seychelles protects an area ‘as big as Britain’ in Indian Ocean

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The island nation plans to protect 30% of its seas by 2020 The Seychelles has created protected areas “the size of Great Britain” in the Indian Ocean. In exchange for getting some of its national debt paid off, the island nation has agreed to protect 210,000 sq km (81,000 […]

Seychelles protects an area ‘as big as Britain’ in Indian Ocean

Seychelles protects an area ‘as big as Britain’ in Indian Ocean

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The island nation plans to protect 30% of its seas by 2020 The Seychelles has created protected areas “the size of Great Britain” in the Indian Ocean. In exchange for getting some of its national debt paid off, the island nation has agreed to protect 210,000 sq km (81,000 […]

Nigeria Boko Haram: Some missing girls ‘rescued’ after school attack

Nigeria Boko Haram: Some missing girls ‘rescued’ after school attack

Image copyright Yobe State government Image caption The number of missing girls is being disputed by parents Some of the schoolgirls missing after a militant attack on a boarding school in northern Nigeria have been rescued by the military, officials say. About 100 children were believed to be missing after pupils and teachers fled into […]

Nigeria Boko Haram: Some missing girls ‘rescued’ after school attack

Nigeria Boko Haram: Some missing girls ‘rescued’ after school attack

Image copyright Yobe State government Image caption The number of missing girls is being disputed by parents Some of the schoolgirls missing after a militant attack on a boarding school in northern Nigeria have been rescued by the military, officials say. About 100 children were believed to be missing after pupils and teachers fled into […]

Nigeria Boko Haram: Some missing girls ‘rescued’ after school attack

Nigeria Boko Haram: Some missing girls ‘rescued’ after school attack

Image copyright Yobe State government Image caption The number of missing girls is being disputed by parents Some of the schoolgirls missing after a militant attack on a boarding school in northern Nigeria have been rescued by the military, officials say. About 100 children were believed to be missing after pupils and teachers fled into […]

Nigeria Boko Haram: Some missing girls ‘rescued’ after school attack

Nigeria Boko Haram: Some missing girls ‘rescued’ after school attack

Image copyright Yobe State government Image caption The number of missing girls is being disputed by parents Some of the schoolgirls missing after a militant attack on a boarding school in northern Nigeria have been rescued by the military, officials say. About 100 children were believed to be missing after pupils and teachers fled into […]

Nigeria’s Boko Haram crisis: More than 100 missing after school attack

Nigeria’s Boko Haram crisis: More than 100 missing after school attack

Image copyright Yobe State government Image caption The number of missing girls is being disputed by parents More than 100 Nigerian schoolgirls are missing after an attack on a boarding school by Boko Haram jihadists, Nigerian police say. Militants raided their school on Monday evening, but many of the students and staff had fled before […]

South Africa police station raid: Six killed in Mthatha

South Africa police station raid: Six killed in Mthatha

Image copyright AFP Image caption The attackers took 10 firearms and a police van from the station Five police officers and a soldier have been shot dead during a raid on their station in South Africa’s Eastern Cape province. In a statement, the South African Government News Agency said three officers were killed instantly. The […]