Agencies | , Bamako/ouagadougou
PUBLISHED ON AUG 10, 2021 06:17 AM IST
The towns of Ouatagouna, Karou and Deouteguef were simultaneously attacked around 6pm on Sunday, according to a note from the Asongo district administrator to the governor of Gao region.
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2021 08:26 PM IST
- President Roch Marc Christian Kabore denounced an attack near the borders with Mali and Niger where jihadists linked to Al-Qaeda and Islamic State have been targeting civilians and soldiers.
Reuters | | Posted by Prashasti Singh, Ouagadougou
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2021 05:45 AM IST
The attack took place in the village of Hantoukoura near the border with Niger in Est region, an area hit by rising insecurity as jihadist groups with links to al Qaeda and Islamic State seek to gain control over once peaceful territories.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 26, 2021 04:40 PM IST
After a terrible drought ravaged the Sahel in the 1970s and 1980s, many of Sawadogo's neighbours abandoned their farms in northern Burkina Faso. But he stayed.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By DS Bains
PUBLISHED ON NOV 03, 2020 10:02 AM IST
GUEST COLUMN Every mandi yard must have silos, automatic cleaning and weighing machine (that issues electronic receipt) and an elevator to store the grain in the silo. state procurement agencies and even private players can be roped in.
Burkina Faso | By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2020 10:32 PM IST
From factory to syringe, the world’s most promising coronavirus vaccine candidates need non-stop sterile refrigeration to stay potent and safe.
Abidjan, Ivory Coast | By Associated Press | Posted by Niyati Singh
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2020 09:49 PM IST
It was the first major jihadist attack in the West African nation since 2016, when al-Qaida’s North African branch killed at least 19 people at the Grand-Bassam beach resort area.
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2020 03:35 PM IST
The roughly 20 attackers separated men from women close to a Protestant church. At least 10 other people were injured.
Ouagadougou | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2019 06:53 AM IST
The impoverished and politically fragile Sahel country has been struggling to quell a rising jihadist revolt that has claimed hundreds of lives since early 2015.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2019 01:37 AM IST
The Indian government had cleared the opening of 18 new missions in Africa over the four-year period of 2018-21 in March last year. This will take the number of Indian missions in Africa from 29 to 47.
Bamako | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2019 07:14 AM IST
No group immediately claimed responsibility for Monday’s attacks.
Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2019 07:46 AM IST
A body found with gunshot wounds late Wednesday is that of Kirk Woodman, “the Canadian who was kidnapped the day before yesterday,” ministerial spokesman Jean-Paul Badoum said.”
Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2018 11:59 PM IST
The security patrol was attacked during an operation to dismantle a cache of weapons belonging to suspected terrorists in the nearby area, a local official said. Burkina Faso, bordering Mali and Niger, has been battling jihadist attacks over the last three years.
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2018 11:56 PM IST
The once-peaceful West African nation now faces deadly extremist attacks in its capital, Ouagadougou, the Sahel region and more recently its forested east.
Press Trust of India, AFP | By Agence France Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2018 10:13 AM IST
An Indian and a South African were among three mine workers kidnapped in a northern part of Burkina Faso which has been repeatedly targeted by jihadists.
Agence France-Presse, Bazoulé, Burkina Faso | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2018 06:42 PM IST
The unusual contact between man and croc has drawn disbelieving tourists to a small village in Burkina Faso to see for themselves.
AFP, Taipei | By AFP
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2018 03:20 PM IST
In the latest flight by Chinese aircraft around Taiwan, two H-6 bombers passed through the Bashi Channel and then rounded Taiwan via Japan’s Miyako Strait, to Taiwan’s northeast.
Agence France-Presse | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2018 02:18 PM IST
About 1,000 artists from over 50 countries gathered in Ivory Coast for a week-long festival of music, theatre, dance, comedy, slam poetry and story-telling.