Burkina Faso

June 28, 2022

Burkina Faso: Eight civilians killed in attack during baptism

The United States has announced that it will launch a new campaign to combat terrorism, according to a report released on Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
June 27, 2022

Burkina Faso: Army Gives 14 Days to Evacuate Before Vast Operation

Burkina Faso's army has given civilians two weeks to evacuate vast areas in northern and southeastern regions of the country in advance ofmilitary operations against rebel fighters.
June 19, 2022

Africa: Burkina Faso in Fightback to Defeat Cote d'Ivoire in Wafu B U17 Thriller

Burkina Faso staged a remarkable fightback from two goals down to defeat highly-fancied Cote d'Ivoire 4-2 at the WAFU B U17 Championship on Saturday.
June 18, 2022

Burkina Faso receives over 6,500 tons of food supplies from the ECOWAS

The Economic Community of West African States handed over the loan on June 17.
June 16, 2022

Burkina Faso: Over 600 seek refuge in Togo, fleeing jihadist attacks

More than 600 Burkinabe have taken refuge in northern Togo in recent days, fleeing jihadist attacks in southeastern Burkina Faso, the National Agency for Civil Protection (ANPC) of Togo told AFP on Wednesday
June 16, 2022

Burkina Faso: UN Chief Condemns Brutal Attack That Left Scores Dead

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has strongly condemned a weekend attack in Burkina Faso that left dozens of civilians dead and displaced scores more, his Spokesperson said on Wednesday.
June 14, 2022

Burkina Faso: Death toll from Seytenga attack rises to 79

"Twenty-nine new bodies have been found. This figure is in addition to the fifty or so lifeless bodies already found, bringing the provisional death toll from the killings to 79," said a government statement, which said the search was continuing.
June 14, 2022

Suspected militants kill at least 50 in Burkina Faso – Authorities

The Sahel country is in the grip of a seven-year-old jihadist insurgency that has claimed more than 2,000 lives and forced some 1.9 million people to leave their homes
June 13, 2022

Dozens feared dead in Burkina Faso attacks

In Burkina Faso, armed men attacked the town of Seytenga, near the border with Niger, on Saturday night, in what appears to be a reprisal for an attack on the gendarmerie brigade in the town on Thursday, June 9.
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