Trump team ‘incidentally monitored’ after election

Trump team ‘incidentally monitored’ after election

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump has made unsubstantiated accusations against his predecessor Barack Obama of wiretapping Trump Tower Post-election communications of Donald Trump’s team were swept up in an “incidental collection” by intelligence agencies, a Republican lawmaker says. House intelligence committee chairman Devin Nunes said individuals were named in “widely disseminated” reports, which […]

Sewol disaster ferry raised in South Korea after three years

Sewol disaster ferry raised in South Korea after three years

Image copyright AP Image caption The mud-caked hull of the ship was visible between two huge salvage vessels A ferry has been raised from the sea bed, three years after it sank in one of South Korea’s deadliest disasters. The Sewol sank off the south-western island of Jindo on 16 April 2014 killing 304 people, […]

Donald Trump Jr criticises London mayor after terror attack

Donald Trump Jr criticises London mayor after terror attack

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Donald Trump Jr is now executive director of The Trump Organization President Donald Trump’s son has criticised London’s mayor, shortly after a terror attack on the UK capital that killed four people. Donald Trump Jr tweeted an article written last year, in which Sadiq Khan said terror vigilance had […]

Kenya Revenue Authority ‘lost $39m to hacker’

Kenya Revenue Authority ‘lost $39m to hacker’

Image copyright Daily Nation Image caption Alex Mutuku’s lawyers want him to be released on bail An IT expert has been charged with hacking into Kenya’s Revenue Authority and stealing $39m (£31m). Alex Mutungi Mutuku, 28, is accused of electronic fraud but he denies any wrongdoing. The prosecution says he is part of an international […]

Senegal’s Touba TV blames ‘satanic trick’ for porn gaffe

Senegal’s Touba TV blames ‘satanic trick’ for porn gaffe

Image copyright YouTube Image caption The privately run TV channel has distanced itself from the pornographic material shown on air earlier this week A religious TV channel in Senegal has blamed an unidentified saboteur for the “satanic trick” that led to a hardcore porn film being shown on air. Touba TV’s viewers were shocked when […]

Kenya Revenue Authority ‘lost $39m to hacker’

Kenya Revenue Authority ‘lost $39m to hacker’

Image copyright Daily Nation Image caption Alex Mutuku’s lawyers want him to be released on bail An IT expert has been charged with hacking into Kenya’s Revenue Authority and stealing $39m (£31m). Alex Mutungi Mutuku, 28, is accused of electronic fraud but he denies any wrongdoing. The prosecution says he is part of an international […]

Senegal’s Touba TV blames ‘satanic trick’ for porn gaffe

Senegal’s Touba TV blames ‘satanic trick’ for porn gaffe

Image copyright YouTube Image caption The privately run TV channel has distanced itself from the pornographic material shown on air earlier this week A religious TV channel in Senegal has blamed an unidentified saboteur for the “satanic trick” that led to a hardcore porn film being shown on air. Touba TV’s viewers were shocked when […]

Uganda manhunt for police who shot dead girl of three

Uganda manhunt for police who shot dead girl of three

Image copyright Uganda Police Image caption An official statement says police officers must be held to high standards and that killing is treated seriously Ugandan police have launched a manhunt for four Flying Squad officers accused of shooting dead a three-year-old girl. They allegedly wounded the girl’s mother and a man at a village in […]

Somalia food crisis: Has al-Shabab adopted new approach to food aid?

Somalia food crisis: Has al-Shabab adopted new approach to food aid?

Image copyright Somali Memo Image caption Al-Shabab claims it is alleviating the plight of Muslims affected by the current drought Somalia’s al-Shabab militants have been distributing food to drought-stricken Somalis in what appears to be a bid to win public support. A similar initiative by the militants during the last famine in 2011 failed to […]

Kenya Revenue Authority ‘lost $39m to hacker’

Kenya Revenue Authority ‘lost $39m to hacker’

Image copyright Daily Nation Image caption Alex Mutuku’s lawyers want him to be released on bail An IT expert has been charged with hacking into Kenya’s Revenue Authority and stealing $39m (£31m). Alex Mutungi Mutuku, 28, is accused of electronic fraud but he denies any wrongdoing. The prosecution says he is part of a wider […]