APRNEWS - Gunmen killed four Burkina Faso soldiers and injured five others near the Malian border on Monday, a day after 10 civilians were killed nearby in a separate attack, the army and security officials said.
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APRNEWS - Ten police officers were killed and three wounded in an ambush in northwestern Burkina Faso on Thursday, the west African country's security ministry said.
APRNEWS - Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana have launched a joint security operation called Koudanlgou II in the southern and western areas of Burkina Faso.
The Burkinabe government announced at the end of a Council of Ministers meeting on Wednesday, that the joint effort began since November 15.
APRNEWS - President of Burkina Faso, Roch Marc Kabore, says the memory of the country’s former leader, Thomas Sankara, remains alive the world over and that he was poised to ensure justice is done in the case of his murder.
Kabore wrote in a tweet on the 31st anniversary of Sankara’s murder lauded his sacrifice for the emancipation and dignity of Burkinabes.
APRNEWS - The European Union will approve a financing worth $60 million to fight insecurity in Burkina Faso. The European Union Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica (photo) said this week.
AFRICANEWS - Burkina Faso security forces killed three suspected terrorists and arrested one more on Tuesday morning in an operation on the outskirts of the capital Ouagadougou, state television reported.
One gendarme was killed in the fighting in the Rayongo neighbourhood, while five people, including one civilian, were injured, the report said.
APRNEWS- Hawa Boussim, la chanteuse burkinabé venue de Kipoura, dans le département de Zabré (200 km de Ouagadougou) a remporté vendredi à Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), les Kundé d’or 2018.
FRANCE24 - A former Burkina Faso soldier may have participated in Friday's simultaneous attacks by al Qaeda-linked extremists on the army headquarters and heavily-guarded French Embassy in the capital, Ouagadougou.