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Talks resume on Burkina Faso security crisis

Ouagadougou – Government and opposition parties on Monday resumed talks on Burkina Faso’s security crisis, more than three months after dialogue was broken off following a jihadist massacre. The talks,... Read more. Ouagadougou – Government and opposition parties on Monday resumed talks on Burkina Faso’s security crisis, more than three...
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France hits back at claim it is “abandoning” Mali

France responded on Monday to the Malian prime minister’s “indecent” and “unacceptable” claims that it is abandoning the war-torn country by withdrawing troops from the troubled Sahel region. “There is no French withdrawal,” Defense Minister Florence Parly told a conference in Paris, two days after Malian Prime Minister Choguel Kokalla...
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West Africa: Informal Workers in Senegal, Mali and Burkina Faso Have Been Hit Hard By Covid-19

West Africa: Informal Workers in Senegal, Mali and Burkina Faso Have Been Hit Hard By Covid-19 [The Conversation Africa] The COVID-19 pandemic and its associated counter-measures continue to shed light on the social and economic challenges facing African countries. Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa countries is expected to decline, putting pressure on already limited fiscal space and resources in the region.

Vaccination Information, Motivations, and Barriers in the Context of Meningococcal Serogroup A Conjugate Vaccine Introduction: A Qualitative Assessment among Caregivers in Burkina Faso, 2018

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC (Aksnes, Walldorf, Diallo, Hatcher, Patel, Novak, Hyde, Soeters, Jalloh); United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Ouagadougou (Nkwenkeu, Fall, Hien); Institut National de Statistique et Démographie (Zoma); UNICEF, New York (Mirza); Davycas International (Tarbangdo, Aké); Ministère de la Santé, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (Ky, Kambou, Medah)

Governments and engineers worldwide are getting targeted by advanced hacking groups

Researchers have found a new target group targeting engineers and government entities worldwide. Reportedly, FamousSparrow is a group among Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) is supposedly a new entry to cyberespionage space. APT has been active since 2019 and is attacking not only government entities and engineers, but also international organizations,...
Voice of America

Burkina Faso’s Soldier-Singers Promote Security Forces

Burkina Faso’s war against Islamist militants has seen security forces criticized for human rights abuses. The battle to win hearts and minds has moved to a new stage, with soldier-singers using their talents to promote the armed forces. Clair MacDougall reports from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
US News and World Report

French Soldier Killed in Mali Militant Clash

PARIS (Reuters) - A French serviceman was killed early on Friday in a clash with an armed militant group in Mali, French officials said. More than 50 French soldiers have died in the region since Paris deployed a counterterrorism force in 2013 to drive back Islamist militant groups that had seized cities and towns in northern Mali.

French armed forces confirm one soldier killed in clashes

Moscow [Russia], September 25 (ANI/Sputnik): French Chief of Defense Staff Thierry Burkhard has confirmed media reports that one French soldier was killed in clashes with terrorists in Mali, West Africa. "It is with deep emotion that I announce the death in combat, today, in Mali, of Master Corporal Maxime BLASCO,...

Roads Minister suffers brunt of deplorable roads in Sissala enclave

Just like residents in the Sissala enclave, the Roads Minister, Kwesi Amoako-Atta, has suffered the brunt of the deplorable state of the roads in the Municipality and District. During a visit to the Upper West Region, the Minister was forced to descend from the marooned air-conditioned car for a tired...
Paris Beacon-News

Mali: French soldier killed in action

A French soldier was killed in action in Mali on Friday morning, announced the Elysee Palace in the evening, expressing “particularly strong emotion” from President Emmanuel Macron, who “reaffirms France’s determination in its fight against terrorism “. Master Corporal Maxime Blasco, of the 7th Battalion of Alpine Chasseurs of Varces...


The trial of two accused charged with conspiring to defraud Burkina Faso national will proceed to the full trial. The complaint is expected to testify against Jackson Maina Ndirangu and Awuyene Mbombo Erick who conspired to defraud him Sh4. 1 million. Ndirangu and Mbombo are accused that on diverse dates...