Six policemen have been killed in an attack in northern Burkina Faso, in a region prone to jihadist violence, security sources said. A group of officers...
One vehicle rode over an improvised explosive device (IED) in the Barsalogho area killing 15 people.
The coup, carried out by troops loyal to ousted President Blaise Compaore, was thwarted by public protest but at the cost of 14 lives
In September 2015, a regiment loyal to ousted leader Blaise Compaore mounted a coup against the country's transitional government
Security sources say death toll could rise to 20 as more soldiers are still missing
In Burkina Faso, the creators of African dolls hope that their toys will resonate more with the children of the continent than the typical blue-eyed Barbie...
More than 1,000 people have fled their homes because of the unrest in the region
Cameroon plays Ghana, Benin and Guinea-Bissau in Group F of the AFCON 2019 tournament.
Freedom of expression in Mauritania has come under the spotlight in recent years
Around 90 kilometres south of Dablo, the city of Kaya has become a refuge for those newly displaced