Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger Discuss New Confederation After ECOWAS Exit

An AFP correspondent witnessed ministers from Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger meeting in the Burkinabe capital…

ECOWAS Members Meet As Troubled States Test Unity

West African foreign ministers convened emergency discussions on Thursday to discuss Senegal’s political turmoil and the…

CSOs Call for Dialogue with Aggrieved ECOWAS Member States

The coalition of civil society organisations (CSOs) has called for engagement with dissatisfied member countries in…

African Union Reacts to Withdrawal of Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger from ECOWAS

The African Union expressed “deep regret” over the withdrawal of Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger from…

ECOWAS Commission Addresses the Withdrawal of Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger

ECOWAS has yet to receive formal communication from Burkina Faso, Mali, or Niger Republic regarding their…

Russia Reopens Embassy In Burkina Faso Closed In 1992

After nearly 32 years, Russia reopened its embassy in Burkina Faso on Thursday, after the West…

Russia To Build Nuclear Power Plant In Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso’s government announced Friday that it has struck an agreement with Russia to build a…

Burkina Faso and Mali Back Niger Junta, Warn ECOWAS

Any military involvement in Niger to reinstall deposed President Mohamed Bazoum would be a “declaration of…

Top 10 African Countries Facing Record-Breaking Heat Waves in 2023

In the scorching summer of 2023, extreme heat waves have swept the globe, shattering temperature records…

Burkina Faso Extends State Of Emergency by 6 Months

  Burkina Faso, ravaged by Islamic jihad attacks,  has extended state of emergency in eight of…

Burkina Faso Ranked 2nd in Global Terrorism Impact

  According to the latest report of the 2023 Global Terrorism Index, the number of victims…

Burkina Faso: Thomas Sankara’s Family Absent At His Burial

  The family of former Burkinabe president Thomas Sankara, announced Sunday evening in a statement that…

Searches Underway To Locate 50 Kidnapped Women In Burkina Faso

  A group of women who were abducted on Thursday and Friday in the north of…

Burkina Faso Summons Ghana Envoy Over President Akufo Addo’s Claim On Wagner

  Burkina Faso summoned the Ghanaian ambassador on Friday to express its “disapproval” after Ghanaian President…

Burkina Faso Grants Permit For New Gold Mine

The government in Burkina Faso has granted a licence to a Russian mining company, Norgold, to…

Burkina Faso Recruits 50,000 Civilians As Army Auxiliaries To Fight Jihadists

  Burkina Faso this week launched a drive to recruit 50,000 civilian defense volunteers to help…

Burkina Faso’s Coup Leader Named Transition President

  A young army captain who led the latest coup in Burkina Faso was on Friday…

Burkinabes React To The Appointment Of Ibrahim Traoré As Head Of State

  The people of Ouagadougou are reacting to the announcement that Captain Ibrahim Traoré, leader of…