Hooded soldiers took up positions outside Burkina Faso's state TV in the capital Ouagadougou on Monday, an AFP journalist witnessed, a day after mutinies by troops prompted fears of a coup.
14 Oct 2021
We are now in the ember months when Nigerians expect miracles and pray against the angels of death. Starting from September, the countdown to the end of the year begins and the slow movement....
20 Sep 2019
Ouagadougou is the capital of Burkina Faso once upon a time called the Republic of Upper Volta. It used to be a colony of France (from 1896 to 1960), and up to now France still has more than a kind of huge political, economic, and cultural control over this tiny French West African country.
5 Sep 2017
Burkina Faso has put in place new security measures in the capital Ouagadougou following attacks by suspected jihadists last month that killed 19 people, the security minister said Monday.
22 May 2016
Burkina Faso held local elections Sunday seen as a key step in the country's transition to democracy from the authoritarian rule of Blaise Compaore.