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Police fire teargas at rock-throwing protesters in Burkina capital

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Hundreds of stone-throwing protesters clashed with police who fired teargas in the centre of Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou on Tuesday, Reuters witnesses...

Land Cruisers for Africa

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The US Army has contracted Florida-based defence equipment manufacturer Bukkehave Inc to manufacture and supply an unspecified number of Toyota Land Cruiser...

Daunting challenges ahead for West Africa

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West African countries face daunting challenges including transnational organised crimes and growing terrorist activities, as well as the increasing threat from Boko...

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...

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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...