Tag: Mali

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.

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.

The "talibanisation" of the Sahel continues

Local governments have been completely overwhelmed by the situation and the difficulties are enormous. 

The persecution of Christians in Africa remains tragic

African Christians are regularly targeted by violent groups such as Boko Haram and Fulani herdsmen.

Jihadists continue to terrorise Malian communities

Although the insurgency has affected the entire population, Christians are susceptible to attacks at the hands of terrorists.

Jihadists kill ten people in Burkina Faso

“Most of the victims were murdered in a cowardly manner, their throats slit,” another, unnamed official told AFP.

Tristan Azbej: "We aim to prevent migration and save lives"

The Hungary Helps Program supports local communities with seven humanitarian projects.

Seven Malian soldiers killed in two terrorist attacks

Also on Saturday, two soldiers were killed in an attack on the village of Mourdiah, 124 miles north of the capital.

Nun freed four years after being kidnapped in Mali

A Franciscan nun from Colombia kidnapped by jihadists in Mali more than four years ago has been freed, Mali's presidency said.

Sixteen soldiers killed by jihadists in Mali

Jihadists have overtaken areas with weak governmental leadership.