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Call for decriminalisation of drugs in West Africa

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Governments in West Africa should decriminalise drug use and treat the issue as a health problem, because a "war on drugs" will...

Call for decriminalisation of drugs in West Africa

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Governments in West Africa should decriminalise drug use and treat the issue as a health problem, because a "war on drugs" will...

Thousands rally in Burkina Faso against lifting presidential term limit

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Tens of thousands of people packed into a stadium in Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou on Saturday to voice their opposition to a...

Burkina Faso Counter Terrorism Company receives training and equipment

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U.S. Army Africa and Special Operations Command Africa are working together to support the Trans Sahara Counterterrorism Partnership, also known as TSCP,...

African nations form G5 to work on Sahel security, development

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The leaders of Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Chad and Burkina Faso agreed on Sunday to create a regional organization to strengthen cooperation on...

ISS: Africa’s fragile states need extra help

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It is true for Mali and Somalia. But not for Burkina Faso or Kenya. To be labelled a ‘fragile state' is not...

Senegal orders Super Tucanos

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Senegal's Air Force has ordered three A-29 Super Tucano light attack and training aircraft from Embraer, becoming the fourth African nation to...

New African Military profile: Burkina Faso

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defenceWeb is proud to announce the fifth addition to our new portal on African Militaries: a profile of Burkina Faso. Click here...

Burkina Faso

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Burkina Faso military Index 1. Order of battle 2. Overview 3. Defence economics 4. State of military forces 5. Country threat report 6. External deployments 1. Order of Battle ...

Burkina says in talks to free Qaeda hostages

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Burkina Faso's government is involved in negotiations for the release of foreign hostages held by Al Qaeda's North African wing, said Foreign...

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Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

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One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...