Senegal in mourning after stampede kills 8

Sporting fixtures have been cancelled for the rest of this month in Senegal after a wall collapsed in a football stadium killing at least people. Campaigning ahead of parliamentary elections later this month was suspended yesterday as the nation went into mourning. ends intro Senegalese authorities are probing how Saturday’s tragedy happened after a closely […]

More than 30 elite Cameroon troops missing after boat capsizes

More than 30 soldiers from an elite Cameroonian unit are missing after their vessel capsized off the country’s south-west coast. Rescuers have recovered only three people from the craft carrying members of the Rapid Intervention Brigade  fighting Boko Haram crossing into Cameroon from Nigeria. The accident was caused by rough seas, although investigations into the […]