Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

Mon, 10 May 2021 05:17:36 GMT
Thousands Flee As Series of Attacks Leaves at Least 45 Dead
[VOA] Geneva -- A series of attacks by unidentified armed groups in Burkina Faso over the past 10 days has left 45 people dead and forced 17,500 people to flee their homes, the U.N. refugee agency says.

Tue, 11 May 2021 10:23:39 GMT
Providing Healthcare in a Region Ravaged By Violence
[MSF] Burkina Faso's North region hosts more than 100,000 internally displaced people who have fled recurring violence in this part of the country.

Sun, 02 May 2021 17:43:59 GMT
Now There's a Chance of Justice for Thomas Sankara, It's Useful to Review What Got Him Killed
[The Conversation Africa] Earlier this month a court in Burkina Faso's capital indicted former President Blaise Compaoré for his role in the murder of his comrade, Thomas Sankara, on 15 October 1987.

Sat, 01 May 2021 06:37:52 GMT
Journalists Killed in Burkina Faso Amid Ongoing Insecurity
[VOA] Bamako, Mali -- The killings this week in Burkina Faso of two Spanish journalists, along with an Irish conservationist, has underscored the risks journalists face in Africa's Sahel region. Press freedom supporters say threats to reporters have ...

Sat, 01 May 2021 06:18:15 GMT
Burkina Faso - European Countries Vow to Fight Extremism
[DW] Germany, France, Italy and Spain say they will continue to fight terrorism in Africa's troubled Sahel region following the jihadi killing of three Europeans in Burkina Faso.