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Burkina Faso: Ghost of 'Africa's Che Guevara'
In the weeks before violent protests, some Burkinabes' thoughts turned to slain leader Thomas Sankara for inspiration.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2014 19:07 GMT
Burkina Faso declares state of emergency
President scraps plans for vote to extend term in office as tens of thousands take to streets and parliament set ablaze.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2014 18:53 GMT
Burkina Faso parliament set ablaze in protest
At least one dead in clashes after demonstrators storm assembly in protest against vote to allow president another term.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2014 16:54 GMT
Political protests turn rough in Burkina Faso
Police in Ouagadougou fire tear gas at thousands protesting 27-year president's attempt to hold power for another term.
Last updated: 29 Oct 2014 09:34 GMT
Outrage over long-serving Burkina Faso leader
Opposition to Blaise Compaore grows as the president, in power for 27 years, looks set to seek another term.
Last updated: 28 Oct 2014 09:32 GMT
Nigeria in trouble after Sudan loss
Defending Africa Cup of Nations champions beaten 1-0 in Sudan and remain winless halfway through the qualifiers.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2014 09:02 GMT
Fear and loathing on Ebola's front-line
Is the global fight against Ebola impeded by traditional beliefs and mysticism in West Africa?
Last updated: 28 Sep 2014 10:04 GMT
Mali: The forgotten war
France, Mali's former colonial ruler, is going back to its old colonial ways, writes Kane.
Pape Samba Kane
Last updated: 06 Sep 2014 12:26 GMT
Niger politician flees baby-trafficking probe
National Assembly president crosses into Burkina Faso after being stripped of immunity over alleged role in network.
Last updated: 28 Aug 2014 00:08 GMT
Ghana's shot at manufacturing a boon for Africa
Two enterprising Ghanaians are developing products that they hope will catapult their country to manufacturing stardom.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2014 15:46 GMT
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