APRNEWS - It was a bloody Sunday at a Catholic church in Burkina Faso as a group of attackers killed several worshippers during a service. The worshippers according to a government statement were attending morning mass at the church in Dablo.
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APRNEWS - The attack on a Protestant church in Silgadji, northern Burkina Faso during which four worshippers and the pastor were killed, is causing concern in the country.
The attack on the church last weekend is the first against a church since 2015, the year of the first jihadist attacks.
APRNEWS - At least five people including a Senior Pastor have died following an attack on a protestant church in Burkina Faso, Sunday.
Security and local reports say the attack took place in Silgadji, 60 km from Djibo, the capital of Soum province in the north of the country.
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.
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.