Friday (July 11th) RUGBY Sky Sports 3 from 8.30am (8.35) Blues v Chiefs (10.40) Brumbies v Western Force CRICKET S(...)

Campaigners attend a speak-out session for the Bring Back Our Girls campaign in the rain near Nigeria’s Lagos Marina on Saturday. Photograph:
Akintunde Akinleye/Reuters

Sixty-three women and girls who were abducted by suspected Boko Haram militants in northeastern Nigeria last month escaped their captors and have been(...)

 Brazil’s Fernandinho (right) scoes despite the attention of Cameroon’s Nicolas Nkoulou. Marius Becker/Epa

Cameroon’s football federation (FECAFOOT) is to investigate allegations of match-fixing by its players at the World Cup finals.The FECAFOOT’s ethics (...)

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau speaks at an unknown location in this still image taken from an undated video released by Nigerian Islamist rebel group Boko Haram. Photograph: Reuters

When Washington imposed sanctions in June 2012 on Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau, he dismissed it as an empty gesture.Two years later, Shekau’s sce(...)

Gardaí are continuing their appeal for witnesses to the car crash, which took place on the N4 just outside Mullingar on Saturday morning. Photograph: Frank Miller

Tributes have been paid to four members of the Nigerian community in Longford who were killed in a car crash in Co Westmeath last weekend. Fawny Aken(...)

Commodity players can appear pampered – even lazy – and they certainly know how to spend their money. However, when it comes to trading raw materials(...)

Wednesday (July 2nd) TENNIS BBC 2, 1pm-9.10pm BBC 1, 1.45pm-4.30pm TG4, 1pm-6pm Men’s Quarter-finals From Wimbledon GAA TG4, 7.30pm-9(...)

Nigeria’s president Goodluck Jonathan (4th left) visits the scene of a bomb blast that occurred on Wednesday at the business district in Wuse 2 in Abuja. Photograph: Stringer/Reuters.

Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan said today that the country has entered one of the darkest phases of its history as he visited the scene of a bom(...)

 Argentina’s Lionel Messi scores  a free kick during the 2014 World Cup Group F soccer match against Nigeria at the Beira Rio stadium in Porto Alegre. Photograph: Stefano Rellandini/Reuters

WEDNESDAY, June 25th 16.55 According to Ewe & Eye (the Standard & Poor’s of sport spectatorship), the complete tournament require(...)

At least 21 people were killed and 17 injured when an explosion near the Banex Plaza shopping district in the Nigerian capital Abuja today. Image: Google Maps.

At least 21 people were killed and 17 injured when an explosion tore through a crowded shopping district in the Nigerian capital Abuja during rush ho(...)