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Broadcast ban in Burkina Faso targets live political programmes
23/05/2015 - African Media

Broadcast ban in Burkina Faso targets live political programmes

In this week's African Media, RFI's Fabien Jannic-Cherbonnel takes a look at Burkina Faso, where live broadcasts are banned for the next three months.

Chadian soldiers fighting Boko Haram in February
12/03/2015 - France - Nigeria - Niger

France to move troops from CAR to back anti-Boko Haram fight

France is to boost its military presence in the Sahel region of Africa to support the fight against Boko Haram, whose insurgency has spread from Nigeria to Chad and Niger.
Guinea's team celebrate a goal against Côte d'Ivoire.
28/01/2015 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2015

Guinea’s Elephants defiant ahead of Mali match

Samuel Eto’o hobbled like an old man near a corner post after a goal for Chelsea against Tottenham in March 2014, it was hailed as a cheeky riposte to his manager José Mourinho who had ...
Ghana player Asamoah Gyan
27/01/2015 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2015

Will Ghana or South Africa clinch CAN last eight?

Having come back from the brink against Algeria, Ghana need to maintain that fighting spirit with a win over South Africa in Mongomo on Tuesday night.
Burkina Faso's Charles Kabore (L) and Djakaridja Kone (R) challenge Congo's Prince Oniangue
26/01/2015 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2015

Goodbye CAN says Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso’s surge to the 2013 CAN final was the classic tale of the underdog overcoming the odds.
The player Arnold Davy Bouka of Congo
26/01/2015 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2015

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang fails to deliver, Gabon out of CAN

On day nine of CAN, here are five things we've learned.

Papakouli Diop of Senegal dominated Ghana on the CAN first day
21/01/2015 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2015

CAN second round starts with Equatorial Guinea v Burkina Faso, Gabon v Congo

The second round of games at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) start on Wednesday in Bata.

African press review 3 December 2014

Kenya’s security chiefs are fired. SA sold arms to Compaoré’s Burkina Faso. Mugabe purges Zanu-PF. Angola and Nigeria find themselves on the losing side in Opec.

The Abdou Diouf international conference Center in Djiamnadjio near Dakar, Senegal
30/11/2014 - Report: French-speaking countries' Summit in Dakar

French-speaking countries' Summit deadlocked over choice of its next chief

The 15th Summit of the Organization of French-speaking countries is into its second and final day this Sunday amid reports of deep divergences over who should become the successor of retiring Senegalese national Abdou Diouf.

A helicopter landing in the South-Kivu region in DR Congo in November 2014.
30/11/2014 - FRANCE - BURKINA FASO

French soldier dies in helicopter accident in Burkina Faso

A French special forces commando has died in Burkina Faso during a training flight, the French defence ministry announced Sunday.