David Maraga hits back at ‘threats’ over Kenya election re-run

David Maraga hits back at ‘threats’ over Kenya election re-run

Image copyright EPA Image caption Kenya’s Chief Justice David Maraga said he was “prepared to pay the ultimate price” to protect the rule of law Threats against Kenya’s judiciary are increasing after a Supreme Court ruling to invalidate President Uhuru Kenyatta’s win in last month’s election, the chief justice says. The “savage” demonstrations were “intended […]

Nigeria’s Amina Yuguda wins BBC World News Komla Dumor award

Nigeria’s Amina Yuguda wins BBC World News Komla Dumor award

Image caption Amina Yuguda hails from Yola in north-eastern Nigeria A journalist from north-eastern Nigeria has won the third BBC World News Komla Dumor Award. Amina Yuguda is a news presenter on local network Gotel Television, where she has reported on high-profile news stories, including the Boko Haram insurgency. She will start a three-month placement […]

David Maraga hits back at ‘threats’ over Kenya election re-run

David Maraga hits back at ‘threats’ over Kenya election re-run

Image copyright EPA Image caption Kenya’s Chief Justice David Maraga said he was “prepared to pay the ultimate price” to protect the rule of law Threats against Kenya’s judiciary are increasing after a Supreme Court ruling to invalidate President Uhuru Kenyatta’s win in last month’s election, the chief justice says. The “savage” demonstrations were “intended […]

Nigeria’s Amina Yuguda wins BBC World News Komla Dumor award

Nigeria’s Amina Yuguda wins BBC World News Komla Dumor award

Image caption Amina Yuguda hails from Yola in north-eastern Nigeria A journalist from north-eastern Nigeria has won the third BBC World News Komla Dumor Award. Amina Yuguda is a news presenter on local network Gotel Television, where she has reported on high-profile news stories, including the Boko Haram insurgency. She will start a three-month placement […]

Mexico: Strong earthquake topples buildings, killing scores

Mexico: Strong earthquake topples buildings, killing scores

Media captionThe strong quake was felt in the capital, Mexico City A strong earthquake has struck central Mexico, killing more than 100 people and toppling dozens of buildings in the capital, Mexico City. Rescue workers are searching for survivors buried under rubble and officials warn the death toll may rise. The 7.1 magnitude quake caused […]

Hurricane Maria bears down on Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria bears down on Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The French Caribbean island of Martinique suffered minor damage from Hurricane Maria Hurricane Maria, the second maximum-strength Atlantic storm of the season, is bearing down on the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. The category five tempest has already inflicted “widespread damage” on the Caribbean island of Dominica. It briefly […]

Trump’s first UN speech met with criticism from some leaders

Trump’s first UN speech met with criticism from some leaders

Media captionWhich ‘rogue states’ are in Trump’s new axis of evil? Donald Trump’s first major speech at the United Nations has been denounced by some of the member nations he singled out for criticism. The US president included Iran among “a small group of rogue regimes”, and said the US would “totally destroy” North Korea […]

David Maraga hits back at ‘threats’ over Kenya election re-run

David Maraga hits back at ‘threats’ over Kenya election re-run

Image copyright EPA Image caption Kenya’s Chief Justice David Maraga said he was “prepared to pay the ultimate price” to protect the rule of law Threats against Kenya’s judiciary are increasing after a Supreme Court ruling to invalidate President Uhuru Kenyatta’s win in last month’s election, the chief justice says. The “savage” demonstrations were “intended […]

Nigeria’s Amina Yuguda wins BBC World News Komla Dumor award

Nigeria’s Amina Yuguda wins BBC World News Komla Dumor award

Image caption Amina Yuguda hails from Yola in north-eastern Nigeria A journalist from north-eastern Nigeria has won the third BBC World News Komla Dumor Award. Amina Yuguda is a news presenter on local network Gotel Television, where she has reported on high-profile news stories, including the Boko Haram insurgency. She will start a three-month placement […]

Nigeria’s Amina Yuguda wins BBC World News Komla Dumor award

Nigeria’s Amina Yuguda wins BBC World News Komla Dumor award

Image caption Amina Yuguda hails from Yola in north-eastern Nigeria A journalist from north-eastern Nigeria has won the third BBC World News Komla Dumor Award. Amina Yuguda is a news presenter on local network Gotel Television, where she has reported on high-profile news stories, including the Boko Haram insurgency. She will start a three-month placement […]