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Mali investigators find mass grave in search for soldiers

Mali investigators find mass grave in search for soldiers

A mass grave containing 21 bodies has been found in Mali by investigators looking for missing red beret soldiers. Mali's chief prosecutor, Daniel Tessougue, told the BBC that the remains were found buried at Diago, about 20km (12 miles) north of capital Bamako. The bodies were "probably" those of soldiers loyal to the former president, […]

Central African Republic crisis: France sends more troops

Central African Republic crisis: France sends more troops

The first reinforcements to the French force in the Central African Republic (CAR) are deploying in a bid to restore order after a rebel takeover. Some 200 troops have arrived, with another 500 expected imminently. Some former rebel forces have reportedly been leaving the capital, Bangui, as the French troops arrived in the city. More […]

Preacher faces scrutiny from Charities Commission over church’s finances

  Thousands hear sermons by Nigerian bishop David Oyedepo as UK Winners' branch receives £16m in tithes from followers Packed into a disused school in Dartford, Kent, a thousand worshippers threw their arms in the air at the prospect of hearing the gospel according to Nigeria's richest preacher. The congregation at the Winners' Chapel International, […]

Abubakar Shekau of Nigeria’s Boko Haram ‘may be dead’

Abubakar Shekau of Nigeria’s Boko Haram ‘may be dead’

  Nigeria's militant Islamist leader Abubakar Shekau may have been killed by the security forces during a shoot-out, an army spokesman has said. An "intelligence report" showed that Shekau, the leader of the Boko Haram group, may have died between 25 July and 3 August, Lt-Col Sagir Musa said. Boko Haram, which has waged an […]

Nelson Mandela ‘responding better to treatment’ – Zuma

Nelson Mandela ‘responding better to treatment’ – Zuma

South Africa's first black President Nelson Mandela is "responding better" to treatment in hospital, President Jacob Zuma has said. Mr Zuma told parliament he was happy with the progress being made by Mr Mandela after a "difficult few days". The 94 year old is spending his fifth day in a Pretoria hospital suffering from a […]

WHO says new coronavirus may be passed person to person

WHO says new coronavirus may be passed person to person

  The World Health Organization says it appears likely that the novel coronavirus (NCoV) can be passed between people in close contact. This comes after the French health ministry confirmed a second man had contracted the virus in a possible case of human-to-human transmission. Two more people in Saudi Arabia are also reported to have […]

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