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A dozen protesters were hurt in clashes with security forces during the November 27 protest, also banned.  By OLYMPIA DE MAISMONT (AFP/File)

Burkina authorities ban planned protests on security grounds

Jan 20, 2022 | Burkina Faso

Authorities in the Burkina Faso capital on Thursday banned two planned weekend protests at lack of security in the troub ...

Jan 17, 2022 | Burkina Faso

More than three decades after the murder of Burkina Faso's revolutionary leader Thomas Sankara, getting to the bottom of ...

Jan 9, 2022 | Burkina Faso

Cameroon skipper Vincent Aboubakar converted two penalties on Sunday night as the hosts came from behind to beat Burkina ...

Jan 9, 2022 | Burkina Faso

Captain Vincent Aboubakar scored a brace of penalties as hosts Cameroon came from behind to beat Covid-ravaged Burkina F ...

Jan 8, 2022 | Burkina Faso

Controversy erupted at the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon on Saturday after Burkina Faso's skipper and assistant coac ...

Dec 26, 2021 | Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso's government declared two days of mourning starting on Sunday after 41 people died in an attack by suspecte ...

Dec 11, 2021 | Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso's President Roch Marc Christian Kabore on Friday picked Lassina Zerbo, the former head of a top nuclear wat ...

Dec 9, 2021 | Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso's premier and government resigned Wednesday as protests mounted against officials' inability to combat a wa ...

Nov 24, 2021 | Burkina Faso

A jihadist attack on a base in northern Burkina Faso this month that left at least 57 dead has turned the spotlight on g ...

Nov 21, 2021 | Burkina Faso

France has moved a large military convoy after days of protests against its presence in a central city of Burkina Faso, ...

Nov 17, 2021 | Burkina Faso

The death toll in a weekend attack by suspected jihadists on a gendarmerie in northern Burkina Faso has risen to 53, the ...

Nov 17, 2021 | Burkina Faso

From November 29 to December 1, Burkina Faso will hold Africa rsquo;s first-ever meeting dedicated to scientific dip ...

Oct 27, 2021 | Burkina Faso

A former army private admitted at a trial on Tuesday that he had helped transport a hit squad to assassinate Burkina Fas ...

Oct 21, 2021 | Burkina Faso

A portrait of sex workers caring for their babies and the elderly grandmother-types who watch their children when they a ...

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