Two musicians hope for their big break as they prepare for an annual jazz festival in Burkina Faso.
African migrants trapped in Libya must be "evacuated," says French President Emmanuel Macron. Bound for the EU-Africa summit, he told Burkina Faso students that migrant trafficking was a "crime against humanity."
Suspected extremists have killed several foreigners during a raid at a Turkish restaurant in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, officials say. At least two assailants were shot dead as police secured the area.
Not for the first time, a terror attack in Ouagadougou has left many people dead. But terror is not only a problem in the capital of Burkina Faso. The threat is present throughout the country, says Thomas Mösch.
The French president's trip to Africa will attempt to demonstrate a new kind of politics as Macron seeks to break away from neocolonialism across the continent.
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