Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso soldiers announce overthrow of military government

Before Friday evening’s announcement, troops in Burkina Faso had blocked streets in the capital, Ouagadougou,…

Buhari Tells ECOWAS Leaders: Consider the People on Your Decisions on Mali, Burkina Faso

President Muhammadu Buhari says any decision to be taken by ECOWAS leaders on the political…

Burkina Faso’s ex-president Compaore gets life imprisonment

Compaore was charged in absentia along with his former Head of Security, Hyacinthe Kafando, who…

Buhari Delegates Osinbajo to ECOWAS Summit on Burkina Faso, Mali, Guinea

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, departs Abuja this morning for Accra, Ghana to represent Nigeria…

AU suspends Burkina Faso after military coup

The Burkinabe coup leader, Lieutenant Colonel Paul-Henri Damiba, said that the country would return to…

Burkina Faso and Africa’s heritage of coups

The coup in Burkina Faso rolled out sluggishly this Sunday like a slow coach leaving…

Burkina Faso: ECOWAS must reinstate Roch Kabore by force

Coupists are no better than armed robbers who take what does not belong to them…

Rioters free Burkina Faso general imprisoned for 2015 coup attempt

The authorities of Burkina Faso had imposed a country-wide curfew following riots in the capital…

At least 100 people killed in gunmen attack on Burkina Faso village

It was the deadliest attack in Burkina Faso in years, and according to the AIB…

Militants kill 15 people at baptism in Burkina Faso

  A group of militants on Wednesday opened fire and killed 15 civilians during a…