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Newly displaced people waiting by the side of the road after fleeing attacks in Barsalogho, in northcentral Burkina Faso. TOM PEYRE-COSTA/NORWEGIAN REFUGEE COUNCIL

Sam Mednick on Burkina Faso’s unfolding humanitarian crisis.

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What has become of the ‘Third World’? Featuring Vijay Prashad and Thomas Sankara.

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Chris Brazier's full interview with François Moné, the village's latest Chief.

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How the village has grown - and some facts about how things have changed.

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Chris Brazier returns to the village in Burkina Faso that he has visited every 10 years since helping to make...

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A photographic account of changes over the years in: housing; water; education; health; sanitation; food and farming;...

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Former military pilot François Moné has taken on the traditional role of Chief. He explains how he is using this to pursue...

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The latest instalment in the lives of Adama, his four co-wives and their 26 children.

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When rich and poor worlds collide, money is inevitably a problem.

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Mariama’s sons are all trying to make their way in the wider world. But how do you explain to Africans that the rich world is...

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One of the most salutary lessons I have learned is to value water as the greatest of gifts, writes Chris Brazier...

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Part three of Chris Brazier's blog series from Burkina Faso, making his fourth trip to the country since 1985...

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Chris Brazier continues this blog series about his return to the country. This is part two.

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Chris Brazier recalls the night he flew into the midst of a revolution and discovered he had made a serious...

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Child miners are finding an unlikely escape from goldmines, through football, writes Rebecca Cooke.

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The dethroning of Burkina Faso’s Blaise Compaoré by a popular uprising has been long awaited by Chris Brazier...

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