The Superheroes of Ouagadougou
Alexander Eudier looks at the West's benevolence towards Africa by photographing people dressed up as Marvel characters.
What Burkina Faso's Film Festival Means for African Cinema
We talked to some of competing filmmakers about why Africa needs FESPACO film fest, and picked out the best stuff that showed.
Famine and Climate Change Are Making Africa a Terrorist Tinderbox
The humanitarian situation in the Sahel is turning it into fertile ground for extremists.
Tuareg Refugees Are Stuck Between Poverty and Violence
Fleeing war in Mali to poverty in Burkina Faso has left them in a horrible limbo.
A UFO Pleasure Cult Is Fixing Vaginas in Africa
The Raëlians are taking on genital mutilation in the developing world.
I Went to Africa's Biggest Film Festival Despite All the Jihad
Burkina Faso wasn't gonna let the fighting in Mali get between its people and their movies.
Burkina Faso Loves Dalston Superstars
Some nice people from the African country sent us this video to prove it.