The film — the first feature-length film to show at the festival — deals with "the bravery of women".
Military court prosecutor said "the arrest warrant against Blaise Compaore has not been cancelled. I can even say that it was never cancelled"
The World Economic Forum Africa summit merely reinforced extractive-industry and high-tech myths
Top African producer Burkina Faso bans genetically modified cotton, says US giant Monsanto variety 'poor quality'
High-profile critics claim victory after country says GM cotton, though producing higher yields, has caused a drop in crop quality.
When the state is absent and people are the law: rough justice in Burkina as vigilantes dole out lashes
"The state spends billions on protecting those in power but very little on protecting citizens"
Five developing countries - Brazil, Argentina, India, China and South Africa - grew almost half of all GM crops in 2015
President Blaise Compaore of Burkina Faso, pictured on November 27, 2004, is granted Ivorian nationality by decree
The fight against Islamic militancy is a "battle against barbarity"
Burkina Faso held its first truly democratic vote, and Tanzania had its most competitive elections since its transition to multiparty rule
What ‘third-term fever’ tells us about the state of democracy in Africa: sometimes people love their Big Men
Africa’s opposition forces, who swear by the rules of democracy, are generally hostile to referendums – yet few things are more democratic
Terror in Ouagadougou: The group behind attacks in west Africa, and its deadly one-eyed leader Belmokhtar
The chief of Al-Murabitoun is dubbed "Mr Malboro" for his involvement in trans-Saharan cigarette smuggling in the past
UPDATE: At least 18 nationalities killed in Burkina Faso hotel siege as Al Qaeda raises the stakes in West Africa
Death toll at 23 and could rise, as 126 people were freed with security sources saying the assault has been 'completely crushed'.
Burkina president picks new Cabinet—by keeping defence for himself he joins only three other African leaders
Gambia’s Yahya Jammeh, Malawi’s Peter Mutharika and Seychelles' James Michel also are substantive ministers in their own government
That the constitution change went off without drama in Rwanda, is indicative of how deeply seated the memories of the genocide still are
Sankara, a revolutionary figure still a hero to many, was killed on October 15, 1987, during the coup that brought his friend Compaore to power.
The cash crop had been one of those that escaped the rout in commodity prices, but the pain could be coming home.
President-elect Kabore led former strongman Blaise Compaore's party for over a decade and was seen as his likely heir, but they fell out in 2012.
Burkina Faso gets new president in 'different' African election— main rival ceded quickly, and vote counting got top marks
People in Burkina, a nation of 18m people with a history of coups, are hoping Roch Kabore's election will usher in a long era of peaceful democracy.
Burkina Faso votes for new president—for the first time in 50 years, the winner is not known in advance
A year after sending veteran dictator packing, five million voters are Sunday picking a new president for the first time in almost three years.