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Five soldiers killed in roadside explosion in Burkina Faso

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At least five soldiers were killed in a roadside explosion on Friday in northern Burkina Faso's province of Soum, a security source told Xinhua. ...

ASKY Airlines begins maiden flight to Ouagadougou

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ASKY Airlines has commenced its first flight from Lomé, Togo to Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso from January 15, 2020, which is also to mark...

New vegetable varieties introduced to farmers in Upper East Region

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New improved vegetable varieties have been introduced to smallholder farmer groups in the Upper East Region to help address challenges associated with vegetable production...
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Burkina Faso army kill 10 militants, seize ammunitions and drugs in northern region

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Burkina Faso army has said it killed about ten militants and seized ammunitions and narcotic drugs during response to attack on Friday in the...
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Car accident kills 6 Ghanaian traders in Burkina Faso

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Six Ghanaian traders were killed in a fatal car accident in Burkina Faso, Ghana police said here on Thursday. The vehicle which...

Bolgatanga and Diapaga in Burkina Faso rekindle friendship

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Mr Joseph Atura Amiyuure, the Bolgatanga Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), over the weekend hosted dinner for the the Mayor of Diapaga and some...
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At least five killed in gold mine collapse in Burkina Faso

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The collapse of an artisanal gold mine has left at least five people dead on Tuesday at the Ronghin locality in the central-north of...
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Gunmen kill at least 7 in Burkina Faso

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At least seven civilians were shot dead on Saturday as about twenty armed individuals stormed into Kantari village in eastern Burkina Faso, Stated owned...
French soldiers and United Nations peacekeepers from Burkina Faso patrol in Timbuktu, November 5, 2014. REUTERS/Joe Penney

Burkina Faso kills 15 suspected terrorists – Security source

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The Burkina Faso army killed at least 15 suspected terrorists in Pama, a locality in the east region, on Wednesday, a security source told...
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OPEC Fund signs US$20 million loan with Burkina Faso to boost agriculture

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The Director-General of the OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) Dr Abdulhamid Alkhalifa has signed a US$20 million development loan to help...
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Four people missing found unharmed in Burkina Faso

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Four individuals, including an expatriate, have been found safe and sound after they were reported missing on Friday in the Cascades region of western...
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Burkina Faso’s youth urged to join the army to fight terrorism

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The alliance of presidential majority parties (APMP) in Burkina Faso on Thursday called on the youth to join the army for the fight against...
Railway

Tema-Mpatadan railway to be completed next year – Minister

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Mr Joe Ghartey, the Minister of Railway Development, Tuesday announced that work on the nearly 100-kilometre Tema- Mpakadan rail line in the Volta...
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France defense minister visits Burkina Faso

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France Defense minister Florence Parly on Monday arrived in Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso, as part of a sub-regional visit to African countries. ...
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Burkina Faso Military observes 59th anniversary

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Burkina Faso's armed forces have celebrated the 59th anniversary of their establishment as terrorism and related-attacks are on the rise in the West African...
Riders

Riders from 13 nations compete in 32nd international bike tour in Burkina Faso

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The 32nd International Bike Tour of Faso kicked off in Burkina Faso on Friday, with 90 riders from 13 countries participating. Slated...
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Burkina Faso reports record productions of gold, zinc in 2018

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In Burkina Faso, 2018 was a year of performance in the mining sector with record productions of 52.622 tons of gold and 165,100 tons...
The opposition has called on people to resist the coup

Burkina Faso’s president laments deadly attacks

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Burkina Faso's President Roch Marc Christian Kabore on Monday addressed the terrorism troubled-nation, lamenting religion targeted-attacks designed to weaken the collective life in the...
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Burkina Faso obtains multimillion-dollar loan from AfDB for agricultural project

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Burkina Faso on Wednesday obtained a mixed loan and grant financing up to a total amount of 21 billion CFA francs (about 35.15 million...
The opposition has called on people to resist the coup

30 suspected terrorists killed in northern Burkina Faso

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At least 30 suspected terrorists have been killed by the Burkina Faso's armed forces in Gorgadji locality in the northern Sahelian region of the...
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Security situation in Burkina Faso “number one concern,” – Luc Hallade

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The French ambassador to Burkina Faso Luc Hallade on Tuesday expressed concern about the worsening security situation in Burkina Faso amid an upsurge of...
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Bomb attack kills 1, wounds 3 soldiers in northern Burkina Faso

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A bomb attack killed one soldier and injured three others in northern Burkina Faso on Thursday, said the army's communication and public relations directorate...
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Morocco expresses support for G5 Sahel Force

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Morocco expressed on Thursday in New York its "full support" to G5 Sahel Force chaired this year by Burkina Faso, Morocco's official news agency...
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Burkina Faso granted US$33 million loan for programs on Sahel

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Burkina Faso has obtained a loan of US$33 million to fund Minister of Magic and emergency programs on the Sahel region, the ministry of...
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Burkina Faso’s PM welcomes investors in mining sector

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Burkina Faso's Prime Minister Christophe Joseph Marie Dabire says that the country is open to more investors in its mining sector. "We want...
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Burkina Faso stuns Ghana in 2020 CHAN qualifier

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Ghana suffered a 1-0 defeat to Burkina Faso in the first-leg qualifier of the 2020 Championship for African Nations (CHAN) at the Baba Yara...

G5 Sahel heads of State support Desert to power initiative

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G5 Sahel heads of state at a Summit on Friday in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, gave strong support to Desert to Power, an Africa...
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AU strongly condemns terrorist attack in Burkina Faso that killed 24 soldiers

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Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, on Thursday condemned a recent terrorist attack that targeted a military base in Burkina...
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Terrorists target Ghanaian churches, research group warns

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Jihadists operating in the West African sub-region are targeting churches in Ghana for a planned assault, a security research group warned here on Thursday. ...
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UN condemns deadly church attack in Burkina Faso

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Senior United Nations (UN) officials have voiced their outrage at an attack by unidentified militants on a Catholic church in Burkina Faso on Sunday,...