Burkina Faso foreign minister praises Qatar Charity’s projects

Burkina Faso foreign minister praises Qatar Charity’s projects

Burkina Faso's Minister of Foreign Affairs Olivia Rouamba praised Qatar Charity's (QC) efforts in helping those in need in the country, affirming her readiness to provide all the necessary facilities to QC for implementing projects in the country.

Burkina Faso President Kabore detained at military camp

Burkina Faso President Kabore detained at military camp

Burkina Faso President Roch Kabore has been detained at a military camp by mutinying soldiers, four security sources and a West African diplomat said on Monday, following heavy gunfire around his residence on Sunday night in the capital Ouagadougou.

Suspected militants kill around 10 in Burkina Faso

Suspected militants kill around 10 in Burkina Faso

Suspected militants killed around 10 civilians in northern Burkina Faso, officials said Tuesday, while four people were suspected to have been kidnapped.

QFFD-funded cancer treatment centre launched in Burkina Faso

QFFD-funded cancer treatment centre launched in Burkina Faso

HE the Minister of State Sheikh Hamad bin Nasser bin Jassim al-Thani, accompanied by a high-level delegation, and President of the Republic of Burkina Faso Rock Marc Christian Kaboré, inaugurated a functional radiotherapy centre in the city of Ouagadougou.

Violence escalates in Burkina Faso, making widespread hunger worse

Violence escalates in Burkina Faso, making widespread hunger worse

Habibou Sore had to pause for breath as she ran barefoot from the approaching gunmen. She was pregnant with twins, due any day.

Attack in northern Burkina Faso kills at least 15

Attack in northern Burkina Faso kills at least 15

At least 15 people were killed following an attack on a convoy transporting traders in a town in northern Burkina Faso on Friday, the government said on Saturday.

Burkina security forces accused of killing 31 unarmed civilians

Burkina security forces accused of killing 31 unarmed civilians

International advocacy group Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Monday that it believed security forces in Burkina Faso had summarily executed 31 unarmed detainees earlier this month during operations against Islamist militants.

Burkina Faso reports first death; Zambia announces first two confirmed cases

Burkina Faso reports first death; Zambia announces first two confirmed cases

Authorities in Burkina Faso announced on Wednesday the registration of the first death from coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, which is also the first death in sub-Saharan Africa.

Twenty-four killed in Burkina Faso church attack

Twenty-four killed in Burkina Faso church attack

Gunmen have killed 24 people and wounded 18 in an attack on a Protestant church in a village in northern Burkina Faso, the regional governor said Monday.

Al-Mahmoud arrives in Burkina Faso

Al-Mahmoud arrives in Burkina Faso

HE the Speaker of the Shura Council Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud arrived Tuesday in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso,

Roadside bomb kills children on bus in Burkina Faso

Roadside bomb kills children on bus in Burkina Faso

Fourteen civilians, including many schoolchildren, died Saturday when a roadside bomb blew up their bus in northwestern Burkina Faso, a security source told AFP.

Amir condoles with Burkina Faso leader

Amir condoles with Burkina Faso leader

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, and His Highness the Deputy Amir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani on Thursday sent cables to President of Burkina Faso ...