Home Topics BBC

BBC

[FILE] Conservative MP Boris Johnson leaves his home in London on June 11, 2019. – The contest to replace Theresa May as Britain’s next leader formally has begun, with candidates lining up to define themselves against the “bluff and bluster” of frontrunner Boris Johnson. (Photo by ISABEL INFANTES / AFP)

Boris Johnson reiterates no-deal Brexit threat

Boris Johnson, the favourite to become the UK’s next prime minister, reiterated his Brexit threat on Monday by saying he was prepared to take the country out of the EU in October with or without a deal.
Aliou Sall, brother of Senegal’s President Macky Sall has resigned from his government post as a director of Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations of Senegal(CDC) after allegations of fraud relating to natural gas contracts, he said on Monday.

Senegalese president’s brother quits over bribery scandal

Aliou Sall, brother of Senegal’s President Macky Sall has resigned from his government post as a director of Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations of Senegal (CDC) after allegations of fraud relating to natural gas contracts, he said on Monday.
Rio Ferdinand claims he has spoken to Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward about the sporting director position the club are trying to fill.

Rio Ferdinand claims he’s spoken to Manchester United about sporting director role

Rio Ferdinand claims he has spoken to Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward about the sporting director position the club are trying to fill.
Senegal Police

Senegal police detain protesters amid outcry over gas deal

Senegalese riot police fired tear gas and detained more than 20 people on Friday, at an unsanctioned protest in Dakar over a BBC report of allegations the president’s brother was involved in fraud related to two offshore gas blocks developed by BP PLC.
Tanzanian women have reacted with surprise and anger at the news that Finance Minister Philip Mpango is introducing a 25 per cent tax on imported wigs and hair extensions.

Tanzanians react to 25 per cent tax on imported wigs

Tanzanian women have reacted with surprise and anger at the news that Finance Minister Philip Mpango is introducing a 25 per cent tax on imported wigs and hair extensions.
Chelsea will select a host of youngsters for their ‘Final Whistle on Hate’ friendly against the New England Revolution on Wednesday to freshen up Maurizio Sarri’s tired squad before planning a break ahead of the Europa League final.

Juventus agree deal with Chelsea for Maurizio Sarri

Juventus have reached an agreement in principle with Chelsea over a deal for manager Maurizio Sarri to join the Italian champions, Sky Italia and the BBC reported.
England midfielder Keira Walsh has revealed how their relentless boss Phil Neville is continually striving for more from his side.

Keira Walsh: Phil Neville knows what it takes to win with England

England midfielder Keira Walsh has revealed how their relentless boss Phil Neville is continually striving for more from his side.
[FILE] Chelsea’s Italian head coach Maurizio Sarri smiles ahead of the English Premier League football match between between Cardiff City and Chelsea at Cardiff City Stadium in Cardiff, south Wales on March 31, 2019. (Photo by Geoff CADDICK - AFP)

Cesc Fàbregas reveals what it’s like to play for ‘stubborn’ Maurizio Sarri

Sarri is expected to be named the new manager of Juventus in the coming days after finishing third in the Premier League and winning the Europa League in his first season in charge at Stamford Bridge.
After 137 years when the first stone of its foundation was laid, a building which has since been one of the country’s most famous tourist attractions, has finally been issued permit by the authorities.

Church building gets permit in Barcelona after 137 years

After 137 years when the first stone of its foundation was laid, a building which has since been one of the country’s most famous tourist attractions, has finally been issued permit by the authorities.

Tanzania teacher ‘found with AK-47’

A primary school teacher in Tanzania has been arrested after being found in possession of a rifle loaded with five bullets.

Aisha Buhari, the activist within

There is the increasing wave of suicide across the country; there is decaying standard of education and so many other ways a first lady could bring her competences to bear on the development of a nation at a non-governmental level. Such a legacy of selfless service to fatherland without playing to the gallery or publicly detracting from her husband’s efforts, no matter how futile it seems to be, is what Mrs Aisha Buhari should consider for the next four years.
An arrangement of UK daily newspapers photographed as an illustration in London on May 25, 2019 shows front page headlines reporting on the resignation speech of Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May. – Beleaguered British Prime Minister Theresa May announced on May 24 that she will resign on June 7 following a Conservative Party mutiny over her remaining in power. All the UK papers carried the story on their front pages with headlines like the Guardian’s “Broken by Brexit”, the Daily Mail’s “A Crying Shame” and the Times’ “It all ends in tears”. (Photo by DANIEL SORABJI / AFP)

UK leadership hopefuls vow to succeed where Theresa May failed on Brexit

The race to become Britain’s next premier opened Saturday with an array of hopefuls promising to succeed where Theresa May failed and finally pull the divided country out of the EU.
Yusuf Abdi Ali

Virginia Uber driver a Somali war criminal – jury

A US jury has found that a former Uber driver living in Virginia committed acts of torture during Somalia’s civil war in the late 1980s.
Ghana ace Thomas Teye Partey has responded to critics comparing his performances for Spanish club Atletico Madrid and his national team, Ghana.

Atletico Madrid’s Partey rejects Ghana criticism ahead of Afcon

Ghana ace Thomas Teye Partey has responded to critics comparing his performances for Spanish club Atletico Madrid and his national team, Ghana.
Victoria Azarenka

Victoria Azarenka: I thought my career was over after pregnancy

Former world number one Victoria Azarenka was afraid becoming pregnant in 2016 would end her tennis career, but says she returned to the game stronger after the birth of her son.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has revealed how his team beat Liverpool to the Premier League title, according to report in BBC.

Pep Guardiola reveals how Man City beat Liverpool to EPL title

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has revealed how his team beat Liverpool to the Premier League title, according to report in BBC.
WhatsApp is launching a new fact-checking service in India ahead of the country’s upcoming elections.

WhatsApp asks 1.5 billion users update apps, after cyber attacks

WhatsApp on Monday urged all of its 1.5 billion users to update their apps as an added precaution against hackers who remotely install surveillance software on phones and other devices.
Danny Baker

BBC fires presenter following chimpanzee tweet about British royal baby

The BBC has fired a presenter who tweeted an image of a chimpanzee dressed in clothes with the caption “Royal Baby leaves hospital’’.

Recent Stories

Afcon: Kenya coach targets win against Tanzania

Kenyan coach Sebastien Migne is confident that Kenya can register their first win at the Africa Cup of Nations finals when they face Tanzania on Thursday.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Interim report alleges former Governor Yari misappropriated over N250 billion

A Transition Committee set up by Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has alleged that the immediate past governor of the state, Abdulaziz Yari, had misappropriated the sum of N251.9 billion.
Nigeria’s midfielder Wilfred Ndidi (L) and Nigeria’s forward Samuel Kalu (2nd-L) attend a training session in Alexandria, northern Egypt, on June 21, 2019, on the eve of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) football match between Nigeria and Burundi. Giuseppe CACACE / AFP

AFCON: Samuel Kalu ‘now fit to play Guinea’

The camp of the Super Eagles of Nigeria bubbled specially on Monday evening after news came that Samuel Kalu had been declared fit after he collapsed on Friday in training.
[FILE] Conservative MP Boris Johnson leaves his home in London on June 11, 2019. – The contest to replace Theresa May as Britain’s next leader formally has begun, with candidates lining up to define themselves against the “bluff and bluster” of frontrunner Boris Johnson. (Photo by ISABEL INFANTES / AFP)

Boris Johnson reiterates no-deal Brexit threat

Boris Johnson, the favourite to become the UK’s next prime minister, reiterated his Brexit threat on Monday by saying he was prepared to take the country out of the EU in October with or without a deal.
Zimbabwe has brought back its own currency, the Zimbabwe dollar, just over a decade after its usefulness was destroyed by hyperinflation.

Zimbabwe bans use of US dollars, others

In a bid to defend its fledgeling new currency against black market speculation, Zimbabwe‘s Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube has outlawed the use of the US dollar and a host of other foreign currencies in local transactions.