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Burkina Faso recalls ambassador to Libya over "slave markets" report

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Burkina Faso's foreign minister said on Monday it had recalled its ambassador to Libya over a report that black African migrants were being auctioned as slaves there.

Burkina leader Kaboré wants France to extradite ex-president's brother

Burkina Faso's President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré has called for France to extradite the brother of his ousted predecessor, despite the fact that the death penalt still exists in his country.

France arrests former Burkina Faso president's brother over journalist's death

The brother of Burkina Faso's deposed President Blaise Compaoré was arrested at Paris's Charles De Gaulle airport on Sunday in connection with the 1998 murder of an investigative journalist. A Paris court on Monday allowed him to remain at liberty while awaiting possible extradition.

France arrests brother of ex-Burkina president Compaore

Francois Compaore, the younger brother of former Burkina Faso president Blaise Compaore, was taken into custody by French authorities on Sunday in connection with the murder of a journalist, his lawyer said.

Where to find South Africa vs. Burkina Faso World Cup qualifier on US TV and streaming

2 months agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch South Africa vs. Burkina Faso in the World Cup qualifier, you’ve come to the right place. After a decision was made to annul the result of South Africa’s win against Senegal in November, South Africa still has a lot of work to do if they want to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Show More Summary

Inadequate programming, insufficient communication and non-compliance with the basic principles of maternal death audits in health districts in Burkina Faso: a qualitative study

Implementation of quality maternal death audits requires good programming, good communication and compliance with core principles. Studies on compliance with core principles in the conduct of maternal death au...

Burkina Faso challenges FIFA order to replay fixed game

The Burkina Faso football federation has challenged FIFA's ruling to replay a World Cup qualifying game because the referee was corrupt        

New research to treat acute malnutrition

Researchers and humanitarian organizations have conducted a large study in Burkina Faso in West Africa treating more than 1,600 children with acute malnutrition. The study showed that corn-soy porridge should be replaced with a lipid-based nutrient supplement, a fortified peanut butter. Show More Summary

New research to treat acute malnutrition

(Faculty of Science - University of Copenhagen) Researchers from the University of Copenhagen and humanitarian organizations have conducted a large study in Burkina Faso in West Africa treating more than 1,600 children with acute malnutrition. Show More Summary

U.S. Peace Corps Evacuated as Al-Qaeda, ISIS Threat Grows in Burkina Faso

Al-Qaeda affiliates are suspected of shooting up a restaurant in August, while ISIS gained an affiliate in the country in 2016.

Peace Corps evacuates Burkina Faso volunteers

The United States embassy in Burkina Faso says it has evacuated all Peace Corps volunteers from the West African country due to security concerns. An embassy communique says 124 volunteers … Click to Continue »

Senegal lose Diouf for Burkina Faso double-header

3 months agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Dakar (AFP) – Stoke City striker Mame Biram Diouf will miss Senegal’s 2018 World Cup qualifying double-header against Burkina Faso due to a knee injury, the Senegalese Football Federation (FSF) said on Wednesday. The 29-year-old Diouf...Show More Summary

Reel Art Press publishes new book of photographic work by Sory Sanlé

3 months agoArts : Artdaily

Sory Sanlé: Volta Photo 1965-85 is a collection of photographic work by Sory Sanlé, an eminent portrait photographer from Burkina Faso, the landlocked country in West Africa formerly colonised by the French, then known as Republique de Haute-Volta. Show More Summary

Roadside bomb kills 3 soldiers in northern Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - A roadside bomb in northern Burkina Faso on Thursday killed three soldiers and wounded two, the military said.

Cour Royale de Tiébélé in Tiébélé-Corabie, Burkina Faso

Tiébélé, which is roughly 12.4 miles north of Ghana’s border, is known within the small West African country of Burkina Faso for its sukhala, the elaborately painted walls of the houses and outbuildings within the community chief’s complex. Show More Summary

Mali, Burkina Faso attacks boost calls for G5 anti-jihadi force at UN

Jihadi attacks in Mali and Burkina Faso overshadowed Tuesday's UN Security Council meeting, which discussed efforts to establish peace in Africa. Delegates were mulling plans to roll out an all-African force in the Sahel to tackle the armed Islamist threat, but the plan has been beset by challenges.

3 Lebanese among dead in Burkina Faso attack

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso: 18 people including three Lebanese were killed Monday when suspected Islamic extremists opened fire at a popular Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso’s capital. Many of the victims were children dining with their families on a Sunday night at the Aziz Istanbul restaurant when horror struck once again in Ouagadougou. At least 22 […]

Eighteen killed in suspected jihadist attack on Burkina Faso

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Suspected Islamic extremists opened fire at a Turkish restaurant in the capital of Burkina Faso late Sunday.

At Least 18 Dead After Gunmen Seize A Cafe For Hours In Burkina Faso

3 months agoNews : The Two-Way

Burkinabe authorities say security forces reclaimed the Turkish restaurant in the early hours local time Monday. Several foreign nationals were among the dead.

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