Eye on Africa

Nigeria's ruling party says 'gang up' against Buhari won't work

Nigeria's ruling APC party remains defiant that a new opposition alliance won't threaten President Muhammadu Buhari's chances of re-election next year. The challenge follows the creation of a breakaway faction within the APC that also wants to see the back of Buhari. Also, South Sudanese government troops are accused by the UN of committing horrific atrocities against civilians. And dishes inspired by flavours and traditions from across Africa are on offer at a gastronomic festival in Paris.