Burkina Faso goes to the polls in shadow of jihadist threat

The people of Burkina Faso began voting in a general…


Zamfara: We’re buying off gold from artisanal miners to stem its exchange for arms

The Zamfara State Commissioner of Environment, Mining and…


Two French tourists go missing in Benin near Burkina Faso

Two French tourists are feared kidnapped in the West…


Jihadists violence triggers ‘unprecedented’ crisis in Burkina Faso

‘The country has never had to deal with such massive…


30 Jihadists ‘Killed Or Captured’ In Raids Near Burkina Faso – French Military

  French and Malian troops killed or captured more than…


Islamic State, claims killing of Canadian in Burkina Faso

Islamic State claimed to have kidnapped and killed a…


Roadside bombs kill Burkina Faso police and military personnel in the Gourma

Five members of the security forces were killed in…


‘Dead’ Mali jihadist Amadou Koufa reappears in video

A senior jihadist leader in Mali has reappeared in a…


UN Reports ‘Alarming’ Trends in Drug Trafficking in Africa

The U.N. drugs and crime chief said Wednesday that his…