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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
Wreckage of Algeria airliner found in Mali
French soldiers recover black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali.
Last updated: 25 Jul 2014 14:41 GMT
France hunts for wreckage of Algeria airliner
French foreign minister says Air Algerie plane carrying 116 people had "probably crashed" after disappearing over Mali.
Last updated: 24 Jul 2014 20:22 GMT
A new life-saving drug is injecting hope into the fight against severe malaria in Nigeria.
Last updated: 11 Jul 2014 15:11 GMT
Artisanal gold mining's curse on West African farming
Artisanal gold mining is risky and leads to labour shortages in small scale farming.
William G Moseley
Last updated: 09 Jul 2014 14:21 GMT
'Algeria can punch above their weight'
African nation can put their past World Cup disappointment behind and progress, according to defender Carl Medjani.
Last updated: 10 Jun 2014 14:07 GMT
Malian armed groups agree to talk peace
Three armed movements from north Mali seek "definitive" solution with Bamako government to end decades of instability.
Last updated: 10 Jun 2014 13:37 GMT
Tens of thousands attend Burkina Faso protest
Protesters voice opposition to referendum that would allow Blaise Campaore to extend his presidential term.
Last updated: 01 Jun 2014 01:34 GMT
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