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2015-01-30 Saving Lives - a Live Report
[GAVI]Gavi Deputy CEO Anuradha Gupta talks about the real-life impact of immunisation with health workers Sawadago Abdoulaye from Burkina Faso and Dr Faisa Ibrahim from Somalia.

2015-01-29 Nine Months to Complete the Transition

2015-01-26 Aubameyang Fails to Deliver
[RFI]On day nine of CAN, here are five things we've learned.

2015-01-28 D' Day for Afcon Group of Death
[CAJ News]Malabo -THE most extraordinary pool in the ongoing Orange Africa Cup of Nations, perhaps the most complex in the history of the sport, will be decided this evening with Cameroon, Guinea, Ivory Coast and Mali all still in with a chance to progress to the quarterfinals.

2015-01-27 Burkina Faso - Hopes for New Beginnings
[AfricaFocus]"Over the next year, the transition away from the Compaoré era [in Burkina Faso] will be full of uncertainties. The opposition leaders are focused on new elections, which they clearly hope to win. Others, closer to the activist networks, are also pushing for more fundamental changes: to improve people's economic and social conditions, root out corruption, reform state institutions, and bring to justice the worst criminals of the ancien régime." - Ernest Harsch

2015-01-26 Goodbye CAN Says Burkina Faso
[RFI]Burkina Faso's surge to the 2013 CAN final was the classic tale of the underdog overcoming the odds. Even in the defeat to Nigeria in the final there was the celebration that players from a tiny nation of 17 million souls could display such pedigree.

2015-01-26 Congo Beat Burkina Faso to Reach Quarters
[CAF]Congo beat Burkina Faso 2-1 in their Group A encounter on Sunday in Ebibeyin and boo their place at the quarter-finals of the tournament.

2015-01-25 Burkina Faso Bow Out After a Poor Show
[allAfrica]Burkina Faso offered the possibility of a grandstand finish to Group A at the Africa Nations Cup but in the end exited the tournament in the same meek fashion as they started it.

2015-01-26 Reactions - Congo 2-1 Burkina Faso
[CAF]Sebastien Migne (Assistant Coach, Congo)

2015-01-25 Stallions Clash with Congo-Brazzaville
[allAfrica]Burkina Faso must put behind them poor performance and reports of player infighting when they clash with Congo-Brazzaville in their final Group A game at the African Nations Cup finals in Ebebiyín on Sunday.

2015-01-26 Equatorial Guinea, Burkina Faso, Gabon in Win-or-Bust Clash
[Independent (Lagos)]There is all to play for in Group A as all four teams still have an equal chance of qualifying for the quarter stage of the Cup of Nations. Host nation, Equatorial Guinea, will be hoping to make this last chance count as the team faces Gabon in a win-or-bust encounter, while 2013 finalist, Burkina Faso, is poised to throw all its arsenal against a Congo side that will need a draw to book its quarter final birth.

2015-01-22 Hosts' Coach 'Satisfied' with Team Performance
[allAfrica]Given the limited time they had to prepare for the African Nations Cup finals under new coach Esteban Becker and the long period of inactivity for the team, Equatorial Guinea have acquitted themselves well so far and are very much in with a chance of making the quarterfinals.

2015-01-21 Burkina Faso, Hosts in Disappointing Draw
[allAfrica]Hosts Equatorial Guinea and Burkina Faso played to a disappointing 0-0 draw in their Group A clash at the African Nations Cup finals on Wednesday.

2015-01-22 Red Card for Gervinho, Draw for Guinea and Won for Congo On Day Five of CAN
[RFI]Equatorial Guinea -On day five of the African Cup of Nations (CAN) Gervinho apologised for a tantrum that brought him the red card, Equatorial Guinea disappointed against Burkina Faso, Congo had their first win in 30 years and Pitroipa and Traoré fail to live up to earlier promise.

2015-01-21 Hosts' Search for Elusive Win Continues
[CAJ News]HOSTS Equatorial Guinea's intricate start to the Orange Africa Cup of Nations continued as they played to a goalless draw with Burkina Faso at Bata Stadium in Malabo.

2015-01-20 High Stakes for Hosts, Stallions in Second Afcon Match
[allAfrica]Burkina Faso know they need to bounce back with a win against hosts Equatorial Guinea in Bata on Wednesday to keep their quarter-final hopes alive at the African Nations Cup after being the only side in Group A to lose their opener.

2015-01-22 Afcon - Gabon Set for Progression, B/Faso Elimination
[CAJ News]Malabo -AS action shifts back to Group A, the Orange Africa Cup of Nations could this evening have its first casualty as well as the first team to book a berth in the Last Eight.

2015-01-21 CAN Second Round Starts With E. Guinea V Burkina Faso, Gabon V Congo
[RFI]Mongomo -The second round of games at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) start on Wednesday in Bata. The hosts Equatorial Guinea take on Burkina Faso while the Group A leaders Gabon play Congo.

2015-01-21 Stallions Clash with Hosts Amid Reported Tension in Camp
[allAfrica]All may not be well in the Burkina Faso camp ahead of tonight's crunch African Nations Cup Group A clash with hosts Equatorial Guinea after reports of a brawl on the team bus following their opening 2-0 loss to Gabon.

2015-01-21 Equatorial Guinea Sad Over Cancelled Goal
[This Day]Hosts of the 2015 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) Equatorial Guinea has lodged an official protest to the Confederation of African Football (CAF) over a cancelled goal in Saturday's opening Group A match against Congo.

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