How's West Africa doing? Covid-19 tests region's resilience
What's West Africa learned since the Ebola pandemic? When's the right moment to ease lockdown? What are the conditions for staging elections during the current crisis?
Burkina Faso struggles to tackle terror threat
In West Africa, the nation of Burkina Faso is a weak link in the fight against terrorism in the Sahel region. In the north of the country, which suffers constant terror attacks, entire provinces are threatened. And an unprecedented humanitarian crisis is underway, with Covid-19 just beginning to spread. Our reporters Jonathan Walsh and Kalidou Sy went to find out more.
Mushin Leather Market: Inside Nigeria's untapped leather treasure
Guardian TV takes a look at inside one of Nigeria's biggest leather market, Mushin. The market which started with about five people on Wey street today has expanded and grow to become an all commerce market where over 300 shops sell different leather materials.
Africa's Sahel seeks new ways to fight terrorism
Heads of state from West Africa and France will be meeting in Pau, France on Monday, to find new strategies against jihadists in the Sahel. But resistance to the presence of French troops in the region is growing.
Nigeria lists conditions for reopening its land borders
Nigeria has given its West African neighbours requirements that must be met before it re-opens its land borders. Here are the conditions...
How Nigeria's border closure is affecting trade with its neighbours
The ripple effects of Nigeria's partially closed borders continue to reverberate across neighbouring countries in West Africa. From Sochi in Russia – to discuss this story and more, Yofi Grant, CEO of Ghana Investment Promotion Centre joins CNBC Africa.
Final tribute held for DJ Arafat, the 'King of Coupe Decale' dance music
Thousands of fans of DJ Arafat, the king of 'Coupè Dècalè' dance music that is hugely popular in Ivory Coast and West Africa, gathered on Friday to pay tribute to him in a stadium in Abidjan on the eve of his funeral.
Ghana set to invest in tourism to attract investors
Ghana has put in place a plan that would see the West African nation attract over 2.4m visitors and double tourism revenues to the tune of $4.697bn by 2022.
Nigerians disagree over legacy of a 19th century Fulani Muslim ruler
In Sokoto, an old city in northern Nigeria, Usmane Dan Fodio's tomb attracts pilgrims from all over West Africa. For many Muslims, this scholarly and reformist Fulani is considered a saint. In 1808, he established the Caliphate of Sokoto, an Islamic state that extended from Burkina Faso to Cameroon.