Qatar row: What does it mean for travellers? – BBC News

Qatar row: What does it mean for travellers? – BBC News

Image copyright AFP Many airlines have suspended flights to and from Qatar’s capital, Doha. The issues arose after the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, Libya and Yemen all cut diplomatic ties with Qatar. They say it backs Islamist terror groups, which Qatar denies. Those countries have now closed their airspace to the […]

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is ‘recuperating fast’

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is ‘recuperating fast’

Image copyright AFP Image caption President Buhari has hinted that he had a blood transfusion Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is “recuperating fast” from his illness, his wife Aisha Buhari has said. She made the comments after a trip to London, where her husband is being treated for an unspecified illness. Mr Buhari, 74, left for […]

South Africa falls into second recession in a decade

South Africa falls into second recession in a decade

Image copyright Getty Images South Africa has fallen into recession for the first time in eight years after economic growth shrank by 0.7% between January and March. The downturn, due to weak manufacturing and trade, follows a 0.3% fall in GDP in the final quarter last year. It is the first time that economic has […]