An Air Algerie flight flying from Burkina Faso to Algeria with 116 people on board has dropped off radar.
Swift Air, the operators of the aircraft, say they lost contact with the flight 50 minutes after it took off this morning from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. It was supposed to have arrived at Algiers' Houari Boumediene Airport about four hours later but the plane has just disappeared.
"We have lost contact with the plane. At this moment, emergency services and our staff are working on finding out more on this situation." Swiftair said.
The plane, an MD-83, has 110 passengers on-board with 2 pilots and four crew members. Air Algerie is Algeria's national airline. Update: The plane crashed in Niger...continue
It's been confirmed that the plane crashed near the capital of Niger, Niamey. Flight AH5017 was reported to be flying through an area affected by violent storms.
A shocking new video filmed on a street in Magaluf has emerged showing 'British tourist' having sex in broad daylight between two parked cars. They were captured on film for two minutes by someone recording them through a window. (Above are screenshots from the video)
The shocking footage, which was shared on Youtube and has some since been removed, shows the couple, suspected to be in their 30s, unfazed as cars passed them. And when they finished, the man kneels on the ground as the woman slowly gets to her feet and re-arranges her mini-skirt before he passes her a tissue.
Stephanie Okereke Linus is currently on set of Hollywood Movie titled "Boonville Redemption", she plays the role of Doris, a lady from the second generation of slave trade from America whose parents are from Nigeria. See more photos after the cut...
African Pop king, 2Face Idibia had a launch party for his new album - 'The Ascension' at Escape, Victoria Island, Lagos on Saturday July 19th.
Spotted at the launch party were 2face's wife Annie Idibia, Tiwa Savage and hubby Teebillz, Sasha P, Peter Okoye of Psquare, Jasmine Jackson, Olamide, Niyola and more. Continue to see more photos after the cut
Micheal Jackson's elder brother, Jasmine Jackson who promised to work with Psquare a year ago after seeing their "Personally" video (a tribute to late Michael Jackson) is in Nigeria right now to fulfill his promise.
Excited Peter took to twitter sharing photos of him and his other half with Jasmine. See after the cut
Nigerian transgender, Ms Iris Sahhara Henson won the World Transgender pageant, Eat Bulaga, which held in the Philippines last night. Sahhara wrote about her excitement at winning on Facebook.
"OMG! I won. I am still not sure it is a reality! Maybe I'll wake-up from this amazing dream in a minute! My arm is turning red from me constantly pinching myself to wakeup from this beautiful dream! I am overwhelmed with love! Philippines is truly my home away from home.
Thank you to the Eat Bulaga show and production team for giving us the platform to exhibit our intelligence and creativity in positive ways on the longest daytime national television show in the world! Shock is an understatement to how I feel right now!"