Burkina Faso News

Canadian kidnapped in northern Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - A Canadian national was kidnapped in northern Burkina Faso on Tuesday night in an area the government has warned is under growing threat from jihadist attacks, Security Minister Clement Sawadogo said on Wednesday.

Reuters , Africa Jan 16, 2019

Flying Eagles AFCON list out next week

Senegal, who defeated Nigeria 2-0 in the final to win the WAFU U20 Cup, will battle fellow West Africans Mali, Ghana and Burkina Faso in Group B in the Nigerien city of Maradi.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 14, 2019

Aigbogun to release final Flying Eagles’ list next week | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

According to thenff.com, the Nigeria squad will arrive in Niamey on January 27, with the team to stay at the Hotel Royal in the Nigerien capital.Senegal, which defeated Nigeria 2-0 in the final to win the WAFU U20 Cup, will battle fellow West Africans Mali, Ghana and Burkina Faso in Group B in the Nigerien city of Maradi.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 14, 2019

Morocco's Amazigh push for official recognition of their new year

Berber tribes and ethnic groups can also be found as far south as Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso.

Al Jazeera , Africa Jan 14, 2019

eSwatini - Taiwan's last friend in Africa

It is the only African country that maintains diplomatic relations with the Asian island nation after Burkina Faso switched to China in May 2018.

BBC Africa , Africa Jan 14, 2019

Zesco triumph seals great weekend for Zambian clubs

Less obvious is which club will emerge overall winners in the tie between Libyans Al Nasr and giantkillers Salitas from Burkina Faso, who shocked Egyptians Al Masry last month.

EWN , South Africa Jan 13, 2019

12 civilians die in Burkina Faso jihadist attack

Twelve civilians were killed on Thursday during a jihadist attack in the north of Burkina Faso, which has been battling a wave of Islamist violence, officials said Friday.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 12, 2019

12 civilians killed in jihadist attack in Burkina Faso

Twelve civilians were killed on Thursday during a jihadist attack in the north of Burkina Faso, which has been battling a wave of Islamist violence, officials said on Friday.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 12, 2019

12 civilians killed in jihadist attack in Burkina Faso | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

Twelve civilians were killed on Thursday during a jihadist attack in the north of Burkina Faso, which has been battling a wave of Islamist violence, officials said Friday.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 12, 2019

W.Africa currency bloc members aim to issue $4.82 bln in debt in 2019

The eight-nation Economic and Monetary Union of West Africa (UEMOA) comprises Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Mali, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, Niger and Togo.

Reuters , Africa Jan 12, 2019