• Chibok parents eager to see 21 girls freed by Boko Haram

    Chibok parents eager to see 21 girls freed by Boko Haram

    A group of Nigerian parents are excitedly waiting to be reunited with 21 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram 2 ½ years ago and freed in the first negotiated release organized by the government and the Islamic extremist group.

    “When we heard that they found some of the girls and our daughter was among them … we wanted the day to break in a hurry to see if the government is going to call us to come see our daughter,” father Muta […]

  • Pepe ‘fully fit’ and eager to help Portugal to Euro 2016 glory

    Pepe ‘fully fit’ and eager to help Portugal to Euro 2016 glory

    Pepe is fully fit and ready for the biggest match of his career, with the divisive defender desperate to help Portugal emerge from the Euro 2016 final with their first-ever major trophy.

    Their seventh major tournament semi-final brought with it progress for just the second time, 12 years on from the ignominy of falling to Greece at the end of a European Championship they hosted.

    Portugal have the chance to reverse those roles at the Stade de France, with hosts and bookmakers’ […]