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.
Seven children among 14 killed in roadside bomb in Burkina Faso
Seven children and four women were among 14 civilians, killed when a roadside bomb blew up their bus in northwestern Burkina Faso
Nigeria among top 10 movers as FIFA crowns Belgium Team of the Year
Nigeria was yesterday listed among the 10 top movers in the latest FIFA rankings, which placed Belgium as the Team of the Year. Belgium had a record-breaking year where the Red Devils held on to a top spot in a December table
French army denies IS claim for deadly Mali crash that killed 13 soldiers
An ambush by Islamic State jihadists did not cause a collision between two French army helicopters which left 13 soldiers dead in Mali, France's military chief of staff said Friday.
Black boxes from crashed helicopters found in Mali
The black boxes from two French military helicopters that collided in Mali killing 13 soldiers have been found, a French military spokesman said Wednesday.
13 French soldiers killed in Mali helicopter collision
Thirteen French soldiers were killed in Mali when two helicopters collided while fighting insurgents in the country's restive north, officials said Tuesday, the heaviest single loss for the French military in nearly four decades.
24 Mali soldiers and 17 jihadists die in clashes in east
Twenty-four Malian soldiers and 17 jihadists fighters were killed in clashes in the east of the country, the army said, as security in the West African nation deteriorates further.
Burkina Faso army says 32 'terrorists' killed in two operations
The Burkina Faso army said on Sunday it had killed 32 "terrorists" in two operations in the north of the country after an attack on a patrol. One soldier was killed in the operations...