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22 Sep
A Burkina Faso court has found three former presidential guards guilty of involvement in the 1990 murder of a student leader, and sentenced them to terms of 10 to 30 years in prison. The three elite members of former President Blaise Compaore's guard went on trial on Monday over the murder of a student who…
20 Aug
African Movie Academy Award’s College of Screeners is currently in camp to consider entries that will make the cut for the 2022 edition of the continental recognition system for filmmakers.
17 Aug
Their campaign began in northern Mali a decade ago, advanced into the country's powder-keg centre and from there into neighbouring Niger and Burkina Faso.
8 Aug
At least four soldiers, two civilians and five assailants were killed on Sunday in an attack in a strategic border zone between Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger, Mali's army said.
3 Aug
Inhabitants of a town in northern Burkina Faso whose road access has been cut off by jihadists say that food supplies are running out, an account backed by the medical charity MSF. Islamist militants on June 25 damaged a bridge providing the only road access to the town of Sebba, the administrative seat of Yagha…
19 Jul
Jihadist rebels last week blew up two bridges in northern Burkina Faso in a bid to isolate key towns in the region, the army said on Tuesday.
4 Jul
Suspected jihadists killed at least 27 people in attacks on villages in northern Burkina Faso at the weekend, sources said Monday.
28 Jun
Eight people in eastern Burkina Faso have been killed in an attack by suspected jihadists on a baptism party, a security source and a local resident said on Tuesday.
13 Jun
At least 50 civilians died in an attack by suspected jihadists in northern Burkina Faso, government spokesman Lionel Bilgo said Monday, in one of the bloodiest clashes since a military coup in January. "The army has so far found 50 bodies" after the village of Seytenga was attacked overnight Saturday, Bilgo said, adding that the…
12 Jun
At least six people were killed in northern Burkina Faso in several attacks attributed to jihadists, local and military sources told AFP on Sunday.
12 Jun
Nigeria's Golden Eaglets were imperious as they dominated and eventually overpowered hosts Ghana 4-2 yesterday in the opening match of this year’s WAFU B U17 Championship held in Cape Coast, Ghana.
11 Jun
Several hundred people protested in southeastern Burkina Faso Saturday against what they described as the government has left them to their own devices to fend off deadly jihadist attacks.

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