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Sankara trial in Burkina Faso delayed two weeks

Oct 12, 2021 | Burkina Faso

The trial of 14 people accused of plotting the assassination of Thomas Sankara, a revolutionary leader and former presid ...

Oct 11, 2021 | Burkina Faso

As the rain drizzles down, visitors flock to the Thomas Sankara memorial in Ouagadougou to snap photos or buy souvenirs ...

Oct 11, 2021 | Burkina Faso

The long-awaited murder trial of Burkina Faso's revolutionary leader Thomas Sankara opened on Monday, 34 years after his ...

Oct 9, 2021 | Burkina Faso

Dubbed Africa's Che Guevara, Thomas Sankara wanted to decolonise minds in Burkina Faso and across the continent, but h ...

Oct 8, 2021 | Burkina Faso

Fourteen men, including a former president, will go on trial in Burkina Faso from Monday over the assassination in 1987 ...

Oct 4, 2021 | Burkina Faso

Suspected jihadists killed 14 soldiers in an attack in northern Burkina Faso on Monday, the defence ministry said, in th ...

Sep 14, 2021 | Burkina Faso

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has reported that at least 480 civilians were killed in jihadist attacks in Burkina ...

Aug 19, 2021 | Burkina Faso

The impoverished Sahel state of Burkina Faso was plunged once more into mourning on Thursday after suspected jihadists k ...

Aug 19, 2021 | Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso's president declared three days of national mourning from Thursday after suspected jihadists killed 47 peop ...

Aug 9, 2021 | Burkina Faso

Francois Compaore, brother of Burkina Faso's ousted president, on Monday condemned attempts to tie him to the murder of ...

Jun 29, 2021 | Burkina Faso

Two suspected jihadists including a local commander have been detained after a massacre in northeast Burkina Faso this m ...

Jun 22, 2021 | Burkina Faso

Around 10 policemen have been killed in an ambush by suspected jihadists in northern Burkina Faso and several more offic ...

Jun 21, 2021 | Burkina Faso

Oscar-winning actor Angelina Jolie on Sunday visited a refugee camp in Burkina Faso sheltering thousands of Malians who ...

Jun 17, 2021 | Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso on Thursday launched a two-day huddle gathering governing and opposition parties to discuss the country's w ...

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