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Africa: Burkina Faso

The troops were returning after having escorted an aid convoy into the town of Djbo.  By  AFP

Four Burkina troops, three civilians killed in jihadist-hit north

Nov 26, 2022 | Africa: Burkina Faso

A roadside bomb killed four troops in northern Burkina Faso, an area wracked by jihadist insurgency, the army said on Sa ...

Nov 23, 2022 | Africa: Burkina Faso

With flags, appeals to patriotism and reminders of its revered revolutionary leader, Burkina Faso has been calling for v ...

Nov 17, 2022 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Jihadists have dynamited bridges and mounted deadly attacks against supply convoys, blockading Burkina Faso's northern t ...

Nov 1, 2022 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso's defence minister on Tuesday declared the country was fighting for survival in its seven-year-old battle ...

Oct 30, 2022 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Suspected jihadists have ambushed and killed 13 soldiers in Burkina Faso's eastern province, security sources told AFP o ...

Oct 21, 2022 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Ibrahim Traoré, the young army captain who led the latest coup in Burkina Faso, became interim president on Friday, vowi ...

Oct 15, 2022 | Africa: Burkina Faso

A forum bringing together political parties, social and religious groups and representatives of the security forces got ...

Oct 14, 2022 | Africa: Burkina Faso

A young army captain who led the latest coup in Burkina Faso was on Friday unanimously named interim president until e ...

Oct 14, 2022 | Africa: Burkina Faso

A young army captain who led the latest coup in Burkina Faso drew signs of support Friday for him to serve as the transi ...

Oct 14, 2022 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Political parties, social and religious groups and representatives of the security forces launched talks on Friday to ch ...

Oct 14, 2022 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Political parties, social and religious groups and representatives of the security forces gather Friday to chart the nex ...

Oct 6, 2022 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Demonstrators gathered in the capital of Burkina Faso on Thursday to show their support for the country's new junta lead ...

Oct 6, 2022 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Just a week ago, 34-year-old Ibrahim Traore was an unknown, even in his native Burkina Faso. But in the space of a we ...

Oct 6, 2022 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Captain Ibrahim Traore was appointed as president of Burkina Faso on Wednesday, according to an official statement, afte ...

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