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Africa: Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso junta leader Lieutenant-Colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba C has taken over the role of defence minister as well.  By OLYMPIA DE MAISMONT AFPFile

Burkina junta chief sacks defence minister as jihadist violence rages

Sep 13, 2022 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso junta chief Lieutenant-Colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba, who took power in a January coup, has sacked his ...

Aug 23, 2022 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Jihadist attacks in Burkina Faso have inflamed accusations against the Fulani community, sparking warnings the troubled ...

Aug 18, 2022 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso's government on Thursday lashed calls on social media to attack the country's Fulani minority, describing t ...

Aug 11, 2022 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso has allowed ex-president Roch Marc Christian Kabore to leave the country for the first time since his ouste ...

Aug 9, 2022 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Ten civilians, including four security auxiliaries, have been killed by suspected jihadists in northern Burkina Faso, a ...

Jul 27, 2022 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso's former president Blaise Compaore, sentenced in absentia to life in jail for the 1987 assassination of rev ...

Jul 26, 2022 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso's former president Blaise Compaore, sentenced in absentia to life in jail for the 1987 assassination of rev ...

Jul 9, 2022 | Africa: Burkina Faso

The head of Burkina Faso's ruling junta Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba, speaking alongside ex-president Blaise Compaore, on ...

Jul 8, 2022 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Former Burkina Faso president Blaise Compaore returned to Ouagadougou on Thursday after eight years in exile, members of ...

Jul 6, 2022 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso's former leader Blaise Compaore, who was forced into exile in 2014, is expected to return to Ouagadougou sh ...

Jul 6, 2022 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso's ex-president Blaise Compaore, in exile since his ouster in 2014, will return home to meet military author ...

Jul 5, 2022 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Suspected jihadists killed at least 34 people in attacks on villages in northern Burkina Faso at the weekend, officials ...

Jul 4, 2022 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Suspected jihadists killed at least 27 people in two separate attacks on villages in northern Burkina Faso at the weeken ...

Jul 1, 2022 | Africa: Burkina Faso

Authorities in Burkina Faso should investigate and hold accountable those responsible for threats made against jo ...

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