France has condemned "violence and extra-judicial arrests" committed against black citizens in Kidal in northestern Mali, calling on all parties there to exercise restraint.
French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian was to meet Burkina Faso’s President Blaise Compaoré on Saturday after declaring France’s task in Mali 70 per cent accomplished.
At least five people were killed in a gold mining village on the Senegal/Mali border late Wednesday night when Malians clashed with Burkina Faso nationals.
Senegalese director Alain Gomis has won the Golden Stallion prize for best film at the 23rd pan-African films festival, Fespaco.
A French left-wing Member of Parliament is calling on the government to shed light on the assassination of Burkina Faso president Thomas Sankara in a coup d’état 25 years ago.
Five things we learned from the final day of the Africa Cup of Nations
Africa Cup of Nations bosses have withdrawn the red card given to Burkina Faso striker Jonathan Pitroipa. A good decision, says his coach ... and so does the coach of rival Nigeria.
Nigeria's Stephen Keshi represents local coaches in the clash with Burkina Faso, trained by Pual Put. His recent comments can't have made the Belgian feel welcome on the continent.
Belgian coach Paul Put has brought Burkina Fasao through to the Africa Cup of Nations, reversing his own fortunes and those of his adopted team.
Five things we learned from day 19 at the Africa Cup of Nations.