Jihadist violence and other insecurity in northern Burkina Faso has forced 150,000 children out of classrooms.
The accident is the second in five months to involve Boeing's newest version of the 737.
The airline says 149 passengers and eight crew members were on flight ET302, which crashed shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa.
There have been mass demonstrations by students against the ailing leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
Nigeria international defender Elderson Echiejile completes a one-year move to Finnish giants HJK Helsinki.
South African club Mamelodi Sundowns qualify for the African Champions League quarter-finals with a 3-0 win over Nigeria's Lobi Stars.
Some state governors in the oil-rich nation control budgets larger than those of neighbouring countries.
The Gambia Football Federation takes its case to the Court of Arbitration for Sport after claiming Togo's Adewale Olufade should not have played in qualifier.
The Boeing 737 passenger jet reportedly had 149 passengers and eight crew members on board.
West African king Mansa Musa had more wealth than the Forbes' five richest billionaires combined.
The country's health ministry said evidence suggested 11 newborns all died from septic shock.
Students are heavily involved in mass demonstrations against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
Uganda's Denis Onyango warns Tanzania the Cranes are determined to maintain their unbeaten run when they meet in their final Nations Cup qualifier.
Holders Esperance of Tunisia become the first team to qualify for this season's African Champions League quarter-finals after a 2-0 win over Guinea's Horoya.
Some state governors in the oil-rich nation control budgets larger than neighbouring countries.
A diplomatic feud between Uganda and Rwanda has stalled activity at usually busy border crossings.
Mass protests have followed ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's decision to run for re-election.
Meet the Tanzanian woman whose ball skills gained global attention, including from the US president.
The Ugandan woman mutilated her three-year-old daughter at their family home in east London in 2017.
Former Arsenal and Wolves midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong announces his early retirement because of a persistent knee injury.