The jihadist Group to Support Islam and Muslims says the action was in response to the deaths of some of its leaders in a French army raid in northern Mali two weeks ago. Read more »
Burkina Faso's information minister says four Islamic extremists were killed in an attack on the French Embassy and French cultural center in Ouagadougou. A militant group that ... Read more »
Hosts, Morocco, who topped group A, have booked a quarter-final clash with group B runners up Namibia on January 27, while Sudan and Zambia will engage in the other fixture. The ... Read more »
Ghanaian President Akufo-Addo's quest to see Africa move beyond aid was once again on full display, after his latest speech in the presence of French president Macron sent a strong ... Read more »
Authorities are demanding the extradition of François Compaore, brother of former president Blaise Compaore, after the former was arrested in Paris in connection with the ... Read more »
Thomas Isidore Noël Sankara (1949-1987) was assassinated 31 years ago, on 15 October 1987. He was one of the most confident and outspoken anti-imperialist leaders of the late ... Read more »
Bafana Bafana have kept their slim chance of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup alive by thrashing Burkina Faso 3-1 in a Group D Africa qualifier at FNB Stadium. Read more »
The weekend attack at Aziz Istanbul, a Turkish restaurant in Ouagadougou that left several patrons dead, follows a January 2016 siege at a cafe a few metres away that left 30 ... Read more »
Sébastien L, has been sentenced to a year in jail and banned from exercising an occupation that would bring him in contact with children. Read more »
Compaore, who fled to neighbouring Ivory Coast during a popular revolt in 2014 against his attempts to change the constitution and extend his 27-year-rule, is being tried in ... Read more »
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