Tag: Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso acquires military equipment worth $415m to fight terrorism

March 24, 2023

Burkina Faso has acquired military equipment including drones and armored vehicles worth around $415 million to beef up the army’s capacity in the fight against ... Read More

Qatar grants Burkina Faso $3m to support emergency education

March 8, 2023

Qatar and Burkina Faso signed Tuesday a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in which the Gulf country through its Fund for development (QFFD) will back education ... Read More

Burkina Faso, AfDB ink financing agreements of six projects

February 28, 2023

Burkina Faso and the African Development Bank (AfDB) signed Monday 10 agreements for financing six projects in the West African country to the tune of ... Read More

Burkina Faso held reburial ceremony of former revolutionary leader Thomas Sankara

February 24, 2023

The body of Burkina Faso's revolutionary leader Thomas Sankara was buried Thursday alongside 12 of his comrades at the spot where they were assassinated 36 ... Read More

Burkina Faso: Dozens of soldiers killed in jihadi attack as French forces are on way out

February 21, 2023

Last week's jihadi attack on a Burkina Faso army unit, which has reportedly claimed lives of at least 51 soldiers, came while some 400 French ... Read More

Algeria heads on with inhuman expulsion of Sub-Saharan migrants

February 17, 2023

Algeria has flashed out in recent days close to 900 sub-Saharan migrants as the country closes ears to criticism of its inhuman expulsion of Africans ... Read More

Three sanction-hit west African countries seek re-entry to AU and ECOWAS

February 13, 2023

Foreign ministers from Burkina Faso, Guinea and Mali, all of which recently underwent military coups, have called for their reinstatement into the African Union (AU) ... Read More

Africa’s new alliance in the making? — Burkina, Guinea, Mali junta regimes hold talks

February 11, 2023

Foreign ministers from three west African nations ruled by military regimes — namely Mali, Guinea and Burkina Faso — all of whom came to power ... Read More

Doctors Without Borders lose two staff in Burkina Faso

February 10, 2023

Two staff members of Doctors Without Borders (MSF) have been killed in the Boucle du Mouhoun region, in northwestern Burkina Faso – forcing the charity ... Read More

Burkina Faso scolds France24 for referring to jihadists as “Islamist rebels”

February 9, 2023

Burkina Faso’s media watchdog Conseil Supérieur de la Communication (CSC) has given a notice to French media France24 for unprofessionalism after the outlet allegedly reported ... Read More