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Eight suspected militants killed in Ivorian-Burkina Operation

Eight suspected militants have been killed with 14 others arrested in the first joint anti-jihadist operation conducted by Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso troops. Ivory...

Militants kill 36 people in Burkina Faso attack

Burkina Faso’s government has confirmed the death of 36 people in a terrorist attack on villages in the country’s northern province. It said an armed group...

UN decries increasing attacks in Sahel and West Africa

The United Nations envoy for West Africa and the Sahel says the region has experienced “a devastating surge in terrorist attacks against civilian and military...

14 killed in Burkina Faso bomb attack

Authorities in Burkina Faso have confirmed that seven children and four children were among the 14 people killed in a bomb attack which happened in the country’s...

Gunmen kill 37 in ambush on gold mine convoy in Burkina Faso

Some unidentified gunmen have killed at least 37 people and wounded over 60 in an attack on a mining company convoy in Burkina Faso. Five buses transporting workers of...

Katsina receives victims of human trafficking sold to Burkina Faso

The Katsina State government has successfully repatriated 23 victims of human trafficking who were forced into slavery in Burkina Faso back home. According to a press...

Buhari jets out to Burkina Faso on Saturday

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to leave Abuja on Saturday to attend the one-day Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, Heads of State and Government...

12th African Games: Flying Eagles lose 0-2 to Burkina Faso in final

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles on Friday succumbed to a 0-2 defeat in the hands of Burkina Faso in the final of the men’s football event at the 12th African Games in Rabat,...

Death Toll In Burkina Faso Military Base Attack Rises To 24

The death toll from an attack Monday on a military base in northern Burkina Faso has risen to 24. The previous toll from the attack, at Koutougou in Soum province near...