Burkina Faso

Drought has affected residents of the Mbera refugee camp, Mauritania, in the Sahel region of Africa

Picture: WFP / Justin Smith

Repeated and increasingly sophisticated armed attacks in the Sahel and food shortages linked to last year’s severe drought, have reached unprecedented levels, putting the future of a “whole generation” at stake, three top UN humanitarian officials Read more

Western Africa

Burkina Faso’s former presidential guard displayed a cold-blooded disregard for human life, killing 14 unarmed protestors and bystanders and wounding hundreds more with automatic weapons following last month’s coup d’état, Amnesty International has Read more

Burkina Faso

Supporters clashed with the police before Equatorial Guinea's second game against Burkina Faso. Read more


The Borno State government has released 42 suspected Boko Haram terrorists captured by the Nigerian army. Read more

Trumpet Nigeria

The day, Wednesday, February 6, 2013; will forever etch in the minds of football lovers in Burkina Faso after their national team reached the final of the 2013 Orange Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa. Read more


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