The two journalists were working with the wildlife campaigner on a documentary about poachers in a national park bordering Benin when they were attacked by gunmen.
By Sam Mednick, Aritz Parra, Associated Press
A series of explosions at a military barracks in Equatorial Guinea killed at least 15 people and wounded more than 400 others on Sunday, authorities said.
By Joseph Wilson, Sam Mednick, Associated Press
Dire U.N. warnings of a growing hunger crisis are becoming reality in multiple countries. The coronavirus pandemic is adding a further burden on families already struggling to feed themselves amid collapsing economies and war.
By Tameen Akhgar. Associated Press and Samy Magdy, Eissa Ahmed, Associated Press
Balai Citoyen in Burkina Faso is working with the U.S. Institute of Peace to find ways to crack down on crime lawfully when there are groups eager to take matters into their own hands.
By Larisa Epatko
By PBS NewsHour
When al-Qaida militants attacked a hotel in Burkina Faso, killing 30, one of the victims was an Amnesty International worker and photographer named Leila Alaoui. Aida Alami, a close friend, talked to the NewsHour from Alaoui's funeral.
By Michael D. Regan
Four al Qaeda-linked fighters who attacked two hotels and a restaurant on Friday in the landlocked African country of Burkina Faso were killed by security forces more than 12 hours after the siege began.
By Larisa Epatko
Burkina Faso’s President Blaise Compaore stepped down Friday to massive celebrations after his failed attempts to extend his 27-year reign. Hard economic times and youth unemployment were factors in his overthrow, but the upheaval doesn’t mark the beginning of Africa’s…
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