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Burkina Faso president takes on defence role amid security crisis

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Burkina Faso's president Roch Kabore has taken over the role of defence minister in a cabinet reshuffle aimed at stopping a wave of jihadist...

Burkina Faso opposition to hold silent protests over bloodshed

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Opposition groups will hold silent protests across Burkina Faso next month against a surge of mostly Islamist militant violence they say the government is...

Police death toll from militant attack in Burkina Faso rises to...

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Four police officers who had gone missing after a militant attack in Burkina Faso on Monday have been found dead, raising the police death...

At least 132 civilians killed in Burkina Faso’s worst attack in...

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The death toll from the worst militant attack in Burkina Faso in recent years has risen to 132, the government said on Saturday, after...

Armed men kill 15 at baptism in northern Burkina Faso

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Unidentified assailants killed 15 people who were gathered for a baptism at a village in northern Burkina Faso on Tuesday night, the government said...

Ivory Coast jails child traffickers after cocoa farm raids

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Twenty-two people accused of trafficking children to work on cocoa farms in Ivory Coast have received prison sentences of up to 20 years, prosecutors...

Around 30 killed in attack on village in eastern Burkina Faso,...

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Armed assailants killed around 30 people in an attack on a village in eastern Burkina Faso on Monday, four security sources said. The attack took...

Two Spanish journalists, Irish citizen killed in Burkina Faso ambush

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Two Spanish journalists and an Irish citizen were killed in an armed ambush on an anti-poaching patrol near a nature reserve in eastern Burkina...

Former Burkina Faso leader Compaore charged in predecessor Sankara’s murder

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A Burkina Faso court charged former President Blaise Compaore in absentia on Tuesday in connection with the 1987 murder of then-President Thomas Sankara, one...

First-ever West Africa Joint Operations exercise a good step towards prosecuting...

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The US Bureau of Diplomatic Security held the first-ever West Africa Joint Operations regional exercise on 29 March 2021. The exercise was aimed at connecting...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...