Tag: Burkina Faso

Over a hundred people have been killed in Burkina Faso

Concerns about the rising insecurity in Burkina have led to many protests

At least 100 people have killed lately in Burkina Faso massacre

As many as 3,000 people fled to neighboring Dori, where aid agencies are located, a local official said.

50 people have been killed by unknown attackers in Burkina Faso

In January, Burkina Faso’s president was overthrown by army officers who were upset about the increasing amounts of attacks.

Military camps in Mali and Burkina Faso have been attacked by extremists

The attacks were claimed by Katiba Macina, an Islamist extremist group with ties to the firebrand Muslim preacher Amadou Koufa.

American nun kidnapped in Burkina Faso

An American Catholic nun was reportedly kidnapped in Burkina Faso the night of the 4th of April.

Thirteen soldiers killed while fighting jihadism

On Monday, March 22, suspected jihadists killed thirteen soldiers in eastern Burkina Faso

Unarmed resistance on the border of jihadism

A total of 40 animators and group leaders shared their concerns and hopes during a meeting in Niamey in this month of March.

Nine people killed while collecting water in Burkina Faso

An additional nine people were killed in an attack on an informal gold mine located in Oudalan province.

A seminary had to be closed due to repeated attacks by Islamists in Burkina Faso

There were no casualties, as the students were able to escape in time.

Minor seminary attacked in Burkina Faso

Islamist militants attacked a minor seminary in Burkina Faso desecrating a crucifix and stealing a car.