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More violence in Burkina Faso

Twenty people were killed in an attack by suspected jihadists on a gold-mining site in northern Burkina Faso, sources said. Gunmen came to Dolmande...

Islamic State claims Burkina attack

Islamic State claimed responsibility for one of the deadliest attacks against the Burkina Faso military, the SITE website that tracks militant attacks reported. The...

Africom commander visits Burkina Faso

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General Stephen Townsend, commander, US Africa Command, met with President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré and several other Burkinabe and allied military leaders as part...

Burkina Faso attacks leave 29 dead

At least 29 people were killed in Burkina Faso’s troubled north when a food convoy and a transport truck were attacked, government said. A...

Jail for Burkina Faso coup leaders

Two senior allies of deposed former Burkina Faso president Blaise Compaore were sentenced to 10 and 20 years in prison respectively for organising a...

Burkina Faso acquires Shrek-M vehicles from Ukraine

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Burkina Faso’s military has taken delivery of several Shrek-M mine detection and disposal vehicles from Ukraine’s AutoKrAZ. Three vehicles were delivered in June this year,...

Burkina Faso killings condemned

Gunmen killed 24 soldiers in an attack on an army unit in Burkina Faso, the deadliest yet in the West African nation’s fight against...

Militant attack in Burkina Faso leaves 20 dead

Unidentified militants killed at least 10 soldiers and wounded others in an attack on a military unit in northern Burkina Faso, the army said....

Mine secured by Burkina security forces

Security forces in Burkina Faso sealed off an Avesoro gold mine after a security guard killed an intruder and local people attacked the site...

Burkina Faso urged not to clamp down on reporting

A US-based journalists’ rights group urged Burkina Faso’s government to nix a bill that would impose stiff prison sentences on media “demoralising” security services...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...