Latest update: 24/05/2011
Burkina Faso: strong ties with Ouattara's Ivory Coast
As Ivory Coast tackles the aftermath of months of bloody political conflict, president Alassane Ouattara thanks Burkina Faso for its support during the crisis. Somaliland is still fighting for its place on the world stage, but celebrates what it's achieved in the 20 years since its split from Somalia. And prize-winning Chadian filmmaker Mahamat Saleh Haroun is one of the judges at this year's Cannes film festival.