Burkina Faso

Lieutenant Colonel Isaac Zida takes over in Burkina Faso

Isaac Zida says he has taken power after a week of violent protest against President Blaise Compaore's 27-year rule .

Protesters storm Parliament in Burkina Faso

Protesters say they have had enough of President Blaise Compaoré and want to stall an attempt by government to have him re-elected next year.

Deep read: Nigeria and Burkina Faso – behind the Afcon clash

Nigeria's African Cup of Nations victory over Burkina Faso has a deeper political meaning, writes Percy Zvomuya.

Afcon final: Keshi’s Super Eagles heal an old wound

Nigeria has taken the champion title against Burkina Faso for the Africa Cup of Nations 2013.

Nigeria crowned Afcon champions over Burkina Faso

Nigeria has beaten Burkina Faso 1-0 at the National Stadium to lift the Africa Cup of Nations trophy.

Afcon finals in full swing

A swell of spectators have converged on the National Stadium ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations closing ceremony in Johannesburg.

‘Humble’ miracle worker Paul Put turns Burkina Faso around

Paul Put has achieved a football miracle with Burkina Faso no matter what happens when the pre-tournament no-hopers tackle Nigeria at the Afcon final.

M&G dream team: Meet the all-star Afcon line-up

Superstars have fizzled. Nobodies have sizzled. Here is the Mail & Guardian's team of the tournament.

Afcon: Underdogs Burkina Faso take on Nigeria for the Cup

A strong Nigeria team and surprising Burkina Faso outfit have qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations final, both looking to lift the trophy.

Going, going, Ghana! Burkina Faso into Afcon final

Burkina Faso booked their place in the Africa Cup of Nations final for the first time in their history.

Togo to go home after succumbing to Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso reached the semifinals of the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time since 1998 after a 1-0 win over fellow outsiders Togo on Sunday.

Afcon: Burkina Faso’s Troare strikes late to hold Nigeria to a draw

Super sub Alain Traore bagged the equaliser deep in injury time to earn Burkina Faso a 1-1 draw against 10-man Nigeria.

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Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

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SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

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20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world