In Burkina Faso, the creators of African dolls hope that their toys will resonate more with the children of the continent than the typical blue-eyed Barbie...
More than 1,000 people have fled their homes because of the unrest in the region
Cameroon plays Ghana, Benin and Guinea-Bissau in Group F of the AFCON 2019 tournament.
Freedom of expression in Mauritania has come under the spotlight in recent years
Around 90 kilometres south of Dablo, the city of Kaya has become a refuge for those newly displaced
Jihadist groups target Christian clerics as well as Muslim ones they do not consider sufficiently radical.
A security source said between 20 and 30 gunmen carried out the attack.
The new governors named at the weekly government meeting are mostly civilian administrators or officers in the armed forces.
It was the first attack on a church since jihadist violence erupted in Burkina Faso in 2015.
The base in Barani "was the target of a terrorist attack led by an unidentified armed group at around 5 am