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Deadly ‘supercell’ storm scatters ships in South Africa

Deadly ‘supercell’ storm scatters ships in South Africa

Image copyright Blue Security via Reuters Image caption A container ship blocked the harbour mouth after drifting away Moored ships were blown away as a “supercell thunderstorm” swept through South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal region, killing at least 11 people. The dead include a child swept away by rising waters and two patients killed when a wall […]

Deadly ‘supercell’ storm scatters ships in South Africa

Deadly ‘supercell’ storm scatters ships in South Africa

Image copyright Blue Security via Reuters Image caption A container ship blocked the harbour mouth after drifting away Moored ships were blown away as a “supercell thunderstorm” swept through South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal region, killing at least 11 people. The dead include a child swept away by rising waters and two patients killed when a wall […]

Deadly ‘supercell’ storm scatters ships in South Africa

Deadly ‘supercell’ storm scatters ships in South Africa

Image copyright Blue Security via Reuters Image caption A container ship blocked the harbour mouth after drifting away Moored ships were blown away as a “supercell thunderstorm” swept through South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal region, killing at least 11 people. The dead include a child swept away by rising waters and two patients killed when a wall […]

What next in Kenya election crisis?

What next in Kenya election crisis?

Image copyright AFP Image caption Raila Odinga’s supporters accuse key election officials of being biased Kenya’s High Court has ruled that all candidates who participated in the 8 August presidential election can now stand in the re-run later this month. This comes a day after the main opposition candidate, Raila Odinga, announced that he was […]

Nigeria schools: Kaduna primary teachers fail pupils’ exam

Nigeria schools: Kaduna primary teachers fail pupils’ exam

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kaduna will iron out discrepancies in teacher-pupil ratios, the governor says Thousands of primary school teachers in Nigeria’s northern Kaduna state are to be sacked after failing the exams they set for their six-year-old pupils. State governor Nasir El-Rufai said 21,780 teachers, two-thirds of the total, had failed to […]

Malawi curfew over ‘vampire’ killings

Malawi curfew over ‘vampire’ killings

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The killings have caused the president “grave concern” At least five people have been killed in southern Malawi after they were accused of behaving like vampires. The UN says it has pulled staff out of two districts as the vampire scare sweeps across the south of the country. According to […]

Deadly ‘supercell’ storm scatters ships in South Africa

Image copyright Blue Security via Reuters Image caption A container ship blocked the harbour mouth after drifting away Moored ships were blown away as a “supercell thunderstorm” swept through South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal region, killing at least eight people. The dead include a child swept away by rising waters and two patients killed when a wall […]

Nigeria schools: Kaduna primary teachers fail pupils’ exam

Nigeria schools: Kaduna primary teachers fail pupils’ exam

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kaduna will iron out discrepancies in teacher-pupil ratios, the governor says Thousands of primary school teachers in Nigeria’s northern Kaduna state are to be sacked after failing the exams they set for their six-year-old pupils. State governor Nasir El-Rufai said 21,780 teachers, two-thirds of the total, had failed to […]

Malawi curfew over ‘vampire’ killings

Malawi curfew over ‘vampire’ killings

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The killings have caused the president “grave concern” At least five people have been killed in southern Malawi after they were accused of behaving like vampires. The UN says it has pulled staff out of two districts as the vampire scare sweeps across the south of the country. According to […]

Five arrested in Delhi over assault on Nigerian

Five arrested in Delhi over assault on Nigerian

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption African students often complain that they are racially abused in India Police in the Indian capital Delhi have arrested five people after a video circulated showing what appears to be a mob severely beating a Nigerian man. They have also detained the Nigerian, whom some residents accused of theft. […]