Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 05:33:36 GMT
Violence Sparks First Major Humanitarian Crisis
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Bawenne, Burkina Faso -The Burkinabe village of Bawenne was used to contending with nature, but not the impacts of violence, until hundreds of people started showing up late last year, fleeing suspected Islamist attacks.

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 08:37:40 GMT
Confed Cup - 10-Man Rangers Hold Salitas in Ouagadougou
[This Day] Enugu Rangers' quest for a place in the Confederation cup still hangs in the balance as they failed to secure a useful away win against Salitas FC of Burkina Faso yesterday.

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 07:57:04 GMT
UN Warns Humanitarian Crisis Unfolding
[VOA] The United Nations warned Tuesday that "an unprecedented humanitarian emergency" is developing in Burkina Faso, which has seen a surge in terrorist attacks and intercommunal violence.

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 12:12:37 GMT
Drastic Deterioration in Security Across Burkina Faso As 70,000 Flee Their Homes in Past Two Months, UN Warns
[UN News] The landlocked West African country of Burkina Faso is facing "unprecedented" displacement, triggered by armed groups and intercommunal clashes, and exacerbated by long-term food insecurity, UN aid officials said on Tuesday.

Mon, 04 Mar 2019 11:15:57 GMT
African Icon, Thomas Sankara's Statue Unveiled in Burkina Faso
[This is Africa] 32 years after his murder, Captain Thomas Isidore Sankara whose name evokes memory, pride, pain and anger has been given a fitting memorial with a 5 metre statue in Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou. Former Ghanaian President and fr...