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Burkina Faso president fires Prime Minister Dabire amid security crisis

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Burkina Faso President Roch Kabore fired his prime minister on Wednesday amid an escalating security crisis that has killed thousands and led to street...

ISS: Burkina Faso’s security sector reform can no longer wait

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With violence at a peak, the country needs to coordinate its structures and adopt a new vision to ensure the safety of its citizens. After...

Four West African states mount operation against Islamist insurgents

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Burkina Faso, Ghana, Ivory Coast and Togo have carried out a joint military operation to counter increased attacks by Islamist insurgent groups in parts...

Suspected militants kill soldiers in Burkina Faso’s desert north

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Suspected militants killed four soldiers in Burkina Faso's northern Loroum province on Sunday, the army said, in the latest of a wave of attacks. The...

Burkina Faso lifts internet suspension a day after violent protest

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The Burkina Faso government said it was lifting a suspension on the mobile internet from Sunday evening, a week after imposing the ban for...

Burkina Faso protest against militant violence turns violent

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Protesters burned tyres and pillaged a government building in Burkina Faso's capital on Saturday after police fired tear gas to disperse a march against...

Burkina Faso president Kabore pledges army reform as protests loom

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Burkina Faso President Roch Kabore promised to end "dysfunction" within the military in a speech on Thursday night, as the nation braced for more...

Burkina army says three soldiers killed in combat with militants

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Three Burkina Faso soldiers died and 11 militants were killed during an attack on the troops in the north of the Sahel West African...

Burkina Faso government extends internet suspension amid protests

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Burkina Faso’s government, facing mounting public anger over repeated killings by Islamist militants, extended its suspension of mobile internet service on Wednesday while offering...

Burkina Faso holds mass burial for slain gendarmes, reports more killings...

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Burkina Faso on Tuesday buried many of the 49 gendarmes killed in a recent strike on a security outpost, even as the government reported...

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SA’s top soldier right on decline upon a decline in the SANDF

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South Africa’s senior soldier – SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief – General Rudzani Maphwanya has it spot on in that the decline upon...