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Burkina Faso

Compaore has always denied ordering Sankara's murder, but even mentioning the name was taboo in Burkina Faso under his rule .  By DIETER NAGL (AFP/File)

Burkina ex-president Compaore to be tried for predecessor's murder

Apr 13, 2021 | Burkina Faso

The exiled former president of Burkina Faso, Blaise Compaore, is to be tried for the murder of the man he ousted in a 19 ...

Apr 10, 2021 | Burkina Faso

A volunteer force set up to help Burkina Faso's beleaguered military fight jihadists has suffered huge casualties since ...

Apr 6, 2021 | Burkina Faso

Three police and five members of a civilian anti-jihadist force were killed in eastern Burkina Faso, security sources an ...

Mar 10, 2021 | Burkina Faso

While he was on the campaign trail last November, President Roch Marc Christian Kabore had a mantra -- We shall not neg ...

Feb 2, 2021 | Burkina Faso

Eight people, including a teenage schoolboy, were killed during an armed robbery on an informal gold mine in southwester ...

Jan 28, 2021 | Burkina Faso

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded West Africa Trade Investment Hub (Trade Hub), utilizi ...

Dec 11, 2020 | Burkina Faso

Known as ldquo;the man who stopped the desert rdquo;, Yacouba Sawadogo from Burkina Faso has been working since ...

Nov 26, 2020 | Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso's President Roch Marc Christian Kabore secured a landslide victory in his bid for a second term, according ...

Nov 26, 2020 | Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso's President Roch Marc Christian Kabore has won a second term after gaining an outright majority in the firs ...

Nov 25, 2020 | Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso's president, Roch Marc Christian Kabore, notched up a hefty lead Wednesday in results announced from more t ...

Nov 25, 2020 | Burkina Faso

The alliance of parties that support incumbent president Roch Marc Christian Kaboré called on all candidates to respect ...

Nov 23, 2020 | Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso was braced Monday for the results of its presidential election, after hundreds of thousands were unable to ...

Nov 22, 2020 | Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso voted on Sunday in a general election in the shadow of a growing jihadist insurgency, and with opposition c ...

Nov 22, 2020 | Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso will vote in a general election Sunday in the shadow of a growing jihadist insurgency, and with opposition ...

Nov 21, 2020 | Burkina Faso

Opposition parties in Burkina Faso said preparations were on for massive fraud in Sunday's presidential election and t ...