Hunger blinds security sense
Even Pyrrhic victory leads to graveyard peace and the military knows that to a point that it acknowledges that community policing is the best approach
Twenty-four killed in Burkina Faso church attack
Gunmen have killed 24 people and wounded 18 in an attack on a Protestant church in a village in northern Burkina Faso, the regional governor said Monday.
ECOWAS leaders approve committee on Nigeria’s land border closure
The Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government has constituted a committee, headed by President Roch Marc Christian Kabore of Burkina Faso, to study and make a full report
11 civilians killed in jihadist-hit Niger
At least 11 civilians had been killed in two separate attacks in Niger, which is struggling to contain a wave of jihadist violence, officials said
African champions Algeria to face Burkina Faso in World Cup qualifying
African football champions Algeria, led by Riyad Mahrez, will take on Burkina Faso, Djibouti and Niger in the second round of qualifying for the 2022 World Cup after Tuesday's draw.
ECO: Designed for integration, dogged by mutual suspicion
The announcement of the takeoff of ECOWAS Currency, ECO, would have inspired mutual applause and unreserved general commendations.
14 students killed in northwestern Burkina Faso
Fourteen students died on Saturday morning in Toeni, Sourou province, in northwestern Burkina Faso when the bus transporting them jumped on a mine, Xinhua learned from a security source.
1960: Africa's year of independence
The year 1960 was to be crucial for Africa: 17 sub-Saharan countries became independent from their European colonisers, 14 of them from France.