We speak to Burkinabé architect Diébédo Francis Kéré, who is the first African to be awarded the prestigious Pritzker Prize. But first, at least two Cameroonians have died in Ukraine since the war began. Hundreds of others remain trapped in the country. And in Ethiopia, hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced by fighting in the region of Afar, east of Tigray. Local fighters facing Tigrayan forces say they've been abandoned by federal troops.
23 Oct 2021
As the COVID-19 outbreak begins to ease, Africa's premier film festival has returned for the 27th year in Burkina Faso. It's theater halls are crowded with masked attendees keen to see their countries represented on the silver screen. Burkinabe director Boubakar Diallo hopes to take home the festival's top prize.
11 Oct 2021
Edith Compaore's had her arm amputated at a young age. But that didn't stop her from running her own restaurant in Ouagadougou — and her customers can't get enough of her delicious dishes!
24 Nov 2020
The Burkinabe opposition accuses President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré of "fraud" after Sunday's presidential election, while the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) has barely begun to give the first results. The CENI, which has a week to announce the results, has disclosed the tallies of only about fifteen municipalities out of 366.