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Gambia President-elect Adama Barrow’s son killed by dog

Gambia President-elect Adama Barrow’s son killed by dog

Image copyright AFP Image caption Adama Barrow won the election last year but the current president has rejected the result The son of Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow has died after being bitten by a dog. Eight-year-old Habibu Barrow is reported to have died on the way to the hospital on Sunday in Manjai near the […]

South Africa Ford recalls Kugas over fires

South Africa Ford recalls Kugas over fires

Image copyright AP Image caption Almost 50 of the cars have reportedly caught fire US car giant Ford has recalled more than 4,500 of its Kuga model in South Africa for safety checks after dozens of them caught fire since 2015. Investigations show the fires were caused by overheating in some parts of the engine […]

DR Congo v Morocco

BBC coverage How to follow: Listen on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC local radio; text commentary on the BBC Sport website Live Text Match ends, Congo DR 1, Morocco 0. Second Half ends, Congo DR 1, Morocco 0. Attempt missed. Karim El Ahmadi (Morocco) right footed shot from the left side of the box […]

Afcon 2017: Ivory Coast and Togo play out dour draw

Afcon 2017: Ivory Coast and Togo play out dour draw

Ivory Coast and Togo could not find a way past each other Defending champions Ivory Coast and Togo drew 0-0 in their opening Group C match at the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon. Jonathan Kodjia came close for Ivory Coast but his toe-poke was well saved by goalkeeper Kossi Agassa. At the other end, […]

Gambians flee ahead of Barrow ‘inauguration’

Gambians flee ahead of Barrow ‘inauguration’

Image caption The ferry takes people across the River Gambia towards Senegal’s capital, Dakar A worker at The Gambia’s main ferry crossing has told the BBC that thousands of people are fleeing every day as they are “afraid of war”. “People are in chaos, people are leaving” as they don’t know what is going to […]

Thandi Klaasen: Tributes for South African jazz star

Thandi Klaasen: Tributes for South African jazz star

Image copyright Gallo Images Image caption The musician’s face was disfigured in an acid attack South Africans have been paying tribute to renowned jazz musician Thandi Klaasen who has died aged 86. President Jacob Zuma said the nation had lost a leading pioneer of jazz who promoted a “cosmopolitan culture”. Born to a shoemaker and […]

Gambia President-elect Barrow ‘to stay in Senegal until inauguration’

Gambia President-elect Barrow ‘to stay in Senegal until inauguration’

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Adama Barrow (pictured) beat Yahya Jammeh in last month’s election The Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow is to remain in Senegal until his planned inauguration on Thursday, state media in Senegal say. The move was requested by West African leaders after a summit in Mali, Senegalese news agency APS said. President […]

Gambia President-elect Barrow ‘to stay in Senegal until inauguration’

Gambia President-elect Barrow ‘to stay in Senegal until inauguration’

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Adama Barrow (pictured) beat Yahya Jammeh in last month’s election The Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow is to remain in Senegal until his planned inauguration on Thursday, state media in Senegal say. The move was requested by West African leaders after a summit in Mali, Senegalese news agency APS said. President […]

Gambia President-elect Barrow ‘to stay in Senegal until inauguration’

Gambia President-elect Barrow ‘to stay in Senegal until inauguration’

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Adama Barrow (pictured) beat Yahya Jammeh in last month’s election The Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow is to remain in Senegal until his planned inauguration on Thursday, state media in Senegal say. The move was requested by West African leaders after a summit in Mali, Senegalese news agency APS said. President […]

Afcon 2017: Riyad Mahrez scores twice to rescue Algeria

Afcon 2017: Riyad Mahrez scores twice to rescue Algeria

Riyad Mahrez is congratulated by Nabil Bentaleb Riyad Mahrez scored twice as Algeria left it late to earn a 2-2 draw with Zimbabwe at the Africa Cup of Nations. The Leicester winger put his side ahead with a curling shot in off the post. But Kudakwashe Mahachi’s low shot into the corner and a Nyasha […]