Trump: North Korea intercontinental missile ‘won’t happen’

Trump: North Korea intercontinental missile ‘won’t happen’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption North Korea recently tested a new engine for an intercontinental ballistic missile Donald Trump has dismissed North Korea’s claim to be developing missiles capable of striking America. In a tweet, the US president-elect derided the claim by North Korea’s Kim Jong-un that preparations were in the final stage, saying: “It […]

Best-selling car in Sweden not a Volvo

Best-selling car in Sweden not a Volvo

Image copyright AP Image caption Volvo had 5.7% of new sales, helped by the S90 Sweden’s best-selling car in 2016 was not a Volvo – the first year that has happened in more than half a century. Instead the Volkswagen Golf topped sales, according to the country’s carmakers association. The Golf made up 5.9% of […]

Equatorial Guinea’s VP Obiang on trial in France

Equatorial Guinea’s VP Obiang on trial in France

Image copyright AF{ Image caption The vice-president is a collector of Michael Jackson memorabilia and luxury cars Equatorial Guinea’s flamboyant vice-president has gone trial in absentia in France on charges of corruption after he failed to stop the landmark case. Teodorin Obiang Nguema is accused of buying a mansion and sports cars in France with […]

The Gambia’s Teranga FM and Hilltop radio closed

The Gambia’s Teranga FM and Hilltop radio closed

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Yahya Jammeh is accused presiding over one of the most repressive states in West Africa Security forces in The Gambia have shut down two private radio stations, the main press union has said, amid a crisis over President Yaya Jammeh’s refusal to step down. The closure of Teranga FM and […]

Equatorial Guinea’s VP Obiang on trial in France

Equatorial Guinea’s VP Obiang on trial in France

Image copyright AF{ Image caption The vice-president is a collector of Michael Jackson memorabilia and luxury cars Equatorial Guinea’s flamboyant vice-president has gone trial in absentia in France on charges of corruption after he failed to stop the landmark case. Teodorin Obiang Nguema is accused of buying a mansion and sports cars in France with […]

The Gambia’s Teranga FM and Hilltop radio closed

The Gambia’s Teranga FM and Hilltop radio closed

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Yahya Jammeh is accused presiding over one of the most repressive states in West Africa Security forces in The Gambia have shut down two private radio stations, the main press union has said, amid a crisis over President Yaya Jammeh’s refusal to step down. The closure of Teranga FM and […]

Equatorial Guinea’s VP Obiang on trial in France

Equatorial Guinea’s VP Obiang on trial in France

Image copyright AF{ Image caption The vice-president is a collector of Michael Jackson memorabilia and luxury cars Equatorial Guinea’s flamboyant vice-president has gone trial in absentia in France on charges of corruption after he failed to stop the landmark case. Teodorin Obiang Nguema is accused of buying a mansion and sports cars in France with […]

The Gambia’s Teranga FM and Hilltop radio closed

The Gambia’s Teranga FM and Hilltop radio closed

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Yahya Jammeh is accused presiding over one of the most repressive states in West Africa Security forces in The Gambia have shut down two private radio stations, the main press union has said, amid a crisis over President Yaya Jammeh’s refusal to step down. The closure of Teranga FM and […]

Spain Ceuta: Migrants found hidden in car and suitcase

Spain Ceuta: Migrants found hidden in car and suitcase

Image copyright EPA Image caption Spanish police in Ceuta released this photo on Sunday Police have detained two Moroccans who tried to smuggle migrants into Spain’s North African enclave of Ceuta – two hidden in a car and one in a suitcase. When police checked a car on Tuesday one person was found hidden in […]

Afcon 2017: Leicester’s Jeff Schlupp is left out of Ghana’s squad

Afcon 2017: Leicester’s Jeff Schlupp is left out of Ghana’s squad

Leicester City midfielder Jeff Schlupp was expected to be named in Ghana’s squad for Gabon 2017 Ghana coach Avram Grant named a provisional 26-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon on Monday, with Leicester City’s Jeff Schlupp a surprise omission. Schlupp’s Leicester team-mate Daniel Amartey was included as was another English Premier […]