Nigeria army raid at UN camp in Maiduguri ‘unauthorised’

Nigeria army raid at UN camp in Maiduguri ‘unauthorised’

Image copyright AFP Image caption The UN has been providing aid to those affected by the Boko Haram insurgency Nigeria’s security forces have raided a UN camp in the north-eastern city of Maiduguri and carried out an unauthorised search, a UN official has told the BBC. Samantha Newport, of the UN Office for the Co-ordination […]

Kenya’s Obiri wins 5,000m gold

Kenya’s Obiri wins 5,000m gold

Media playback is not supported on this device 5,000m gold for Kenya’s Obiri as Muir finishes sixth Kenya’s Hellen Obiri upset defending world champion Almaz Ayana to win 5,000m gold on the final night of competition as Britain’s Laura Muir finished sixth. Ethiopian Ayana had added world 10,000m gold to her Olympic title on the […]

Kenya election: Opposition vows to overturn ‘sham’ election

Kenya election: Opposition vows to overturn ‘sham’ election

Media captionPolice and supporters of defeated opposition candidate Raila Odinga confront each other in Mathare Kenya’s opposition has accused the government of “state terror” and vowed to overturn a “sham” result. Senior opposition official James Orengo said they would not go to court to achieve this. He urged people to stay calm and out of […]

Nigeria’s Buhari feels ‘ready to go home’ after treatment in UK

Nigeria’s Buhari feels ‘ready to go home’ after treatment in UK

Image copyright Presidency Nigeria / Bayo Omoboriowo Image caption A photograph tweeted by the @NGRPresident Twitter account shows President Buhari with officials, smiling over a large get well card Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has said he feels ready to return home after medical treatment in the UK, and is awaiting his doctor’s permission. The African […]

Nigeria army raid at UN camp in Maiduguri ‘unauthorised’

Nigeria army raid at UN camp in Maiduguri ‘unauthorised’

Image copyright AFP Image caption The UN has been providing aid to those affected by the Boko Haram insurgency Nigeria’s security forces have raided a UN camp in the north-eastern city of Maiduguri and carried out an unauthorised search, a UN official has told the BBC. Samantha Newport, of the UN Office for the Co-ordination […]

Kenya election: Opposition vows to overturn ‘sham’ election

Kenya election: Opposition vows to overturn ‘sham’ election

Media captionPolice and supporters of defeated opposition candidate Raila Odinga confront each other in Mathare Kenya’s opposition has accused the government of “state terror” and vowed to overturn a “sham” result. Senior opposition official James Orengo said they would not go to court to achieve this. He urged people to stay calm and out of […]

Nigeria’s Buhari feels ‘ready to go home’ after treatment in UK

Nigeria’s Buhari feels ‘ready to go home’ after treatment in UK

Image copyright Presidency Nigeria / Bayo Omoboriowo Image caption A photograph tweeted by the @NGRPresident Twitter account shows President Buhari with officials, smiling over a large get well card Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has said he feels ready to return home after medical treatment in the UK, and is awaiting his doctor’s permission. The African […]

Nigeria army raid at UN camp in Maiduguri ‘unauthorised’

Nigeria army raid at UN camp in Maiduguri ‘unauthorised’

Image copyright AFP Image caption The UN has been providing aid to those affected by the Boko Haram insurgency Nigeria’s security forces have raided a UN camp in the north-eastern city of Maiduguri and carried out an unauthorised search, a UN official has told the BBC. Samantha Newport, of the UN Office for the Co-ordination […]

Charlottesville: Virginia governor tells white supremacists: ‘Go home’

Charlottesville: Virginia governor tells white supremacists: ‘Go home’

Media captionFootage captured the moment a car rammed into a crowd of counter-protesters in Charlottesville The governor of Virginia, Terry McAuliffe, has said that his only message for the white supremacists who brought chaos to the city of Charlottesville is “Go home”. A woman died and 19 people were injured when a car rammed a […]

Venezuela crisis: Latin Americans condemn Trump over ‘military response’

Venezuela crisis: Latin Americans condemn Trump over ‘military response’

Media captionNicol├ís Maduro on the BBC: “What would the Queen, my friend, say?” The South American trading bloc Mercosur has condemned President Trump for saying he was considering military action in the Venezuela crisis. Argentina said dialogue and diplomacy were the only ways to promote democracy in Venezuela. Venezuela’s foreign minister said Mr Trump’s words […]