Cameroon issues arrest warrants for separatist leaders

Cameroon issues arrest warrants for separatist leaders

Image copyright AFP Image caption Cameroonian authorities have been cracking down on anti-government protests Cameroonian authorities have issued 15 international arrest warrants for leaders of an Anglophone separatist party, the Southern Cameroon National Council. It comes after at least two military police officers were killed at a security checkpoint earlier this week. Dozens were killed […]

Trump and Xi begin talks after lavish welcome in China

Trump and Xi begin talks after lavish welcome in China

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption The two men were greeted with Chinese honour guards at their arrival at Beijing’s Great Hall of the People US President Donald Trump has begun talks with Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Beijing, following his lavish welcome to the Chinese capital. Mr Trump is expected to raise how China […]

Yemen conflict: UN official warns of world’s biggest famine

Yemen conflict: UN official warns of world’s biggest famine

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Yemen’s rebel-held port of Hodeida is a key entry point for UN aid Yemen faces the world’s largest famine in decades “with millions of victims” if aid deliveries are not resumed, a senior UN official has warned. Mark Lowcock, the UN under-secretary general for humanitarian affairs, urged the Saudi-led […]

India nun rape case: Bangladeshi man jailed for life

India nun rape case: Bangladeshi man jailed for life

Image copyright AFP Image caption The assault triggered protests by the students of the convent in Ranaghat A court in eastern India has sentenced a Bangladeshi man to life in prison for raping an elderly nun in March 2015. The court in Kolkata (Calcutta) found Nazrul Islam guilty of rape and attempted murder. Five other […]

Kevin Spacey: New allegations emerge

Kevin Spacey: New allegations emerge

Media caption‘To Kevin Spacey: Shame on you for what you did to my son’ New allegations of sexual harassment and predatory behaviour towards men and women by Kevin Spacey have emerged. The claims, spanning from the mid-1980s to 2016, raise further questions about the US actor’s conduct in the decades he worked in Hollywood and […]

Zimbabwe’s sacked Vice-President Mnangagwa flees

Zimbabwe’s sacked Vice-President Mnangagwa flees

Image copyright AFP Image caption Emmerson Mnangagwa says the governing party has been hijacked Zimbabwe’s former Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was sacked on Monday, has fled the country amid death threats, his allies say. President Robert Mugabe, 93, accuses his former deputy of plotting to take power from him. “He went to apostolic church prophets […]

Zimbabwe’s sacked Vice-President Mnangagwa ‘flees’

Zimbabwe’s sacked Vice-President Mnangagwa ‘flees’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Emmerson Mnangagwa says the governing party has been hijacked Zimbabwe’s former Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was sacked on Monday, has fled to South Africa amid death threats, his allies say. President Robert Mugabe, 93, accuses his former deputy of plotting to take power from him. “He went to apostolic church […]

Six Tanzanian schoolchildren killed in ‘grenade’ explosion

Six Tanzanian schoolchildren killed in ‘grenade’ explosion

Image copyright Shabani Nasibu Image caption The victims are being treated at a local hospital At least six children have been killed and 25 others injured in an explosion at a primary school in north-west Tanzania, witnesses say. Reports say the pupils were playing with a grenade they had found. Three were pronounced dead at […]

Six Tanzanian schoolchildren killed in explosion

Six Tanzanian schoolchildren killed in explosion

Image copyright Shabani Nasibu Image caption The victims are being treated at a local hospital At least six children have been killed and 25 others injured in an explosion at a primary school in north-west Tanzania, witnesses say. Reports say the pupils were playing with an object which blew up. Three were pronounced dead at […]

Gele expert: Nigerian boy is headscarf stylist to the stars

Meet the 13-year-old boy with a talent for styling African headscarves. He has been abused for it but continues his passion because he wants to earn money for his family. This is a BBC Pidgin production. Gele expert: Nigerian boy is headscarf stylist to the stars