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Nineteen killed in Burkina Faso attack

Unidentified assailants killed 19 people and wounded 13 in an attack on and around Arbinda in northern Burkina Faso government said. Hundreds of people died...

Way open for Compaore extradition to Burkina Faso

France’s highest court paved the way for the extradition to Burkina Faso of ex-Burkinabe president Blaise Compaore’s brother when it rejected Francois Compaore’s appeal. Police...

Gunmen hit Burkina Faso church, kill four

Gunmen burst into a church in northern Burkina Faso and shot dead four people, a security source said - the fourth attack on Christians...

Christians in Burkina Faso seek refuge

Concerned about a rise in violence against Christians in Burkina Faso, Pastor Jacques Ouedraogo changed the time of his Sunday service as a precaution....

Catholics killed in another Burkina Faso church attack

Unidentified assailants killed four Catholics and destroyed a statue of the Virgin Mary in northern Burkina Faso, a bishop said, the third deadly attack...

Six dead in Burkina Faso church attack

Gunmen killed six people including a priest outside a Catholic church in Burkina Faso, government said, the second attack on Christians in two weeks...

Burkina Faso hostages rescued

French commandos rescued four foreign hostages including two French citizens from a militant group in Burkina Faso, France’s military said, adding two elite soldiers...

Burkina Faso receives donated APCs

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Quatar has donated 24 Storm armoured personnel carriers (APCs) to Burkina Faso, which will use them for counter-terrorism and security operations. Three Qatar Emiri Air...

Six killed in Burkina Faso church attack

Unidentified gunmen killed a pastor and five congregants in an attack on a Protestant church in northern Burkina Faso, government spokesman Remy Fulgance Dandjinou...

Islamic State claims killing of Canadian geologist in Burkina Faso

Islamic State carried out the kidnapping and killing of a Canadian in Burkina Faso in January, the group’s weekly newspaper Al-Naba said, claiming responsibility...

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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...