Zimbabwe President Mnangagwa says he was ‘inches’ from Bulawayo explosion

Media captionThe moment an explosion “targets” Emmerson Mnangagwa Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has survived an apparent bomb attack at a rally in the city of Bulawayo. Mr Mnangagwa said an object “exploded a few inches away from me – but it is not my time”. Video footage from White City Stadium shows an explosion happening […]

Zimbabwe President Mnangagwa says he was ‘inches’ from Bulawayo explosion

Media captionThe moment an explosion ‘targets’ Emmerson Mnangagwa Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has survived an apparent bomb attack at a rally in the city of Bulawayo. Mr Mnangagwa said an object “exploded a few inches away from me – but it is not my time”. Video footage from White City Stadium shows an explosion happening […]

Zimbabwe President Mnangagwa says he was ‘inches’ from Bulawayo explosion

Image copyright EPA Image caption President Mnangagwa (centre) was campaigning ahead of elections next month Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has survived an apparent bomb attack at a rally in the city of Bulawayo. Mr Mnangagwa said an object “exploded a few inches away from me – but it is not my time”. Video footage from […]

Zimbabwe President Mnangagwa says he was ‘inches’ from Bulawayo explosion

Image copyright EPA Image caption President Mnangagwa (centre) was campaigning ahead of elections next month Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has survived an apparent bomb attack at a rally in the city of Bulawayo. Mr Mnangagwa said an object “exploded a few inches away from me – but it is not my time”. Video footage from […]

Ethiopia: One dead and dozens hurt in grenade attack at pro-PM rally

Media captionThe BBC’s team at the rally captured the confused aftermath of the explosion Ethiopian officials say one person has died and dozens more are injured, after an explosion at a rally for the new PM Abiy Ahmed. Earlier Mr Abiy had said that several people had died. Mr Abiy described it as an “unsuccessful […]

Belgium beat Tunisia 5-2

Media playback is not supported on this device World Cup 2018: Belgium 5-2 Tunisia highlights Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard both scored twice as Belgium strengthened their lead above England at the top of Group G by crushing Tunisia with a devastating attacking display. While Roberto Martinez’s side are not through to the last 16 […]

Ethiopia: Dozens hurt in grenade attack at pro-PM rally

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The blast happened moments after Mr Abiy had finished a speech in the capital Ethiopian officials say scores of people have been injured, some critically, in an explosion at a rally for the new PM Abiy Ahmed. Earlier Mr Abiy had said that several people had died. Mr Abiy described […]

Ethiopia’s Ginbot 7 opposition movement suspends armed resistance

Image copyright Kalkidan Yibelta Image caption Ginbot 7 leader Andargachew Tsege was recently pardoned and freed from prison An Ethiopian rebel group has suspended its armed resistance against the government. Ginbot 7 said Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s reforms had given it hope that “genuine democracy” may be “a real possibility”. Earlier, the government said it […]

Ethiopia’s Ginbot 7 opposition movement suspends armed resistance

Image copyright Kalkidan Yibelta Image caption Ginbot 7 leader Andargachew Tsege was recently pardoned and freed from prison An Ethiopian rebel group has suspended its armed resistance against the government. Ginbot 7 said Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s reforms had given it hope that “genuine democracy” may be “a real possibility”. Earlier, the government said it […]

Ethiopia’s Ginbot 7 opposition movement suspends armed resistance

Image copyright Kalkidan Yibelta Image caption Ginbot 7 leader Andargachew Tsege was recently pardoned and freed from prison An Ethiopian rebel group has suspended its armed resistance against the government. Ginbot 7 said Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s reforms had given it hope that “genuine democracy” may be “a real possibility”. Earlier, the government said it […]

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