Ouagadougou News

12 civilians die in Burkina Faso jihadist attack

The capital Ouagadougou has been hit three times and almost 60 people have died there.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 12, 2019

12 civilians killed in jihadist attack in Burkina Faso

The capital Ouagadougou has been hit three times and almost 60 people have died there.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 12, 2019

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

The capital Ouagadougou has been hit three times and almost 60 people have died there.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 12, 2019

Burkina Faso extends state of emergency in north by 6 months after attack

REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde Ouagadougou (Reuters) - Burkina Faso’s parliament voted on Friday to extend a state of emergency by six months in several northern provinces where attacks by Islamist militants have surged in recent months, including one on Thursday that killed 12 people.

Reuters , Africa Jan 12, 2019

12 civilians killed in jihadist attack in Burkina Faso

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso | AFP | 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 Independent , Uganda Jan 12, 2019

Burkina Faso extends state of emergency in north by 6 months after attack

Ouagadougou - Burkina Faso’s parliament voted on Friday to extend a state of emergency by six months in several northern provinces where attacks by Islamist militants have surged in recent months, including one on Thursday that killed 12 people.

EWN , South Africa Jan 11, 2019

Canadian woman reported missing in Burkina Faso

It said Blais and Tacchetto were heading to Ouagadougou from Bobo-Diulasso for a four- or five-day stay, noting that a Canadian travel warning had reported a risk of banditry and kidnapping in the area.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 5, 2019

Mother’s love brewed in painting African pots

He has won various pottery and ceramics prizes, including the second Unesco Crafts Prize for Africa (Ceramics) in 2000 under the International Arts and Handicrafts Trade Show of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso.

The East African , Kenya Jan 5, 2019

Dozens killed in ethnic violence in Burkina Faso

A baobab tree is pictured at Nedogo village near Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso February 16, 2018.

Reuters , Africa Jan 5, 2019

Forty-six killed in Burkina ethnic clashes

Ouagadougou Forty-six people were killed in central-northern Burkina Faso this week after a suspected jihadist attack triggered ethnic clashes, the government said on Friday.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 4, 2019