In the Interview: Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara
"Out with the old, in with the new" is German coach Volker Finke's recipe for success for Cameroon's Indomitable Lions at the 2015 AFCON soccer tournament. They are up against stiff competition, including Ivory Coast.
Equatorial Guinea have jumped in to host the Africa Cup of Nations in place of Morocco, sparking a public relations debate. The 16 team event starts on Saturday when the hosts take on Congo and Gabon meet Burkina Faso.
A report released this week by Amnesty International says soldiers in Ivory Coast and allied militias are killing and torturing supporters of ousted president Laurent Gbagbo.
Protests resumed in Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso, on Friday with demonstrators demanding President Blaise Compaore step down. The UN special envoy spoke about the situation in an exclusive DW interview.
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