Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

Fri, 03 May 2019 05:14:39 GMT
Merkel 'Grilled' By Students Over Sahel Weapons Exports
[Deutsche Welle] During her West Africa trip, Chancellor Angela Merkel faced a student's question on why the region's armies are weaker than terrorists. From Burkina Faso she flew to Mali, where German UN troops are deployed.

Thu, 02 May 2019 08:29:34 GMT
Civilians Bear Brunt of Burkina Faso Violence Surge
[RFI] An attack on a protestant Church in Burkina Faso's Soum province last Sunday killing six, marks a turning point in the west African nation's fight against terrorism. The shooting, the first of its kind, came days after half a dozen people were ...

Thu, 02 May 2019 06:50:16 GMT
Food Aid Struggles to Adapt to Modern Crises
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Barsalogho, Burkina Faso -Habibou Iba's twin sons are wasting away at the age of seven months after existing on a diet of millet and water.

Thu, 02 May 2019 04:35:28 GMT
Merkel Kicks Off Tour By Pledging Support in Fight Against Terrorism
[Deutsche Welle] Boosting counter-terrorism support for countries in West Africa has become one of Angela Merkel's main priorities on the continent. The EU is also hoping to curb migration by improving security in the Sahel region.

Wed, 01 May 2019 08:00:05 GMT
Terror Attacks on the Rise in the Country
[VOA] Violence fueled by extremists is on the rise in the West African nation of Burkina Faso and appears to be getting worse.