Shots heard at Burkina Faso state TV, staff scramble for safety

by Isi Esene Soldiers have forcefully dispersed protesters in the Burkina Faso capital, Ouagadogou. The country’s national Television also went off air temporarily after soldiers reportedly fired shots at it headquarters. Thousands of demonstrators had hit the streets following a military takeover in the wake of President Blaise Compaore’s resignation last week. Compaore faced widespread […]

French president to begin West African tour today

by Junio Vermund

Today, the French President François Hollande is to begin his West African tour; he is scheduled to visit three nations- Ivory Coast, Niger and Chad- as the French military operation in the restive Sahel region has expanded. Read more about French president to begin West African tour today

World Cup: ”No one cares about the injustices of an African team”- Toure

by Farid Abbas

After Ivory Coast’s painful exit from the 2014 World Cup; one of the country’s football stars, Yaya Toure has aired his views, saying the officiating team was biased and no one cares because it concerns an African team. Read more about World Cup: ”No one cares about the injustices of an African team”- Toure