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Gunmen attack kills at least 10 defense volunteers in Burkina Faso

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At least 10 defense volunteers and six terrorists were killed in two separate attacks on Tuesday and Wednesday in northern Burkina Faso, security...
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Gunmen attack kills at least 10 defense volunteers in Burkina Faso

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At least 10 defense volunteers and six terrorists were killed in two separate attacks on Tuesday and Wednesday in northern Burkina Faso, security sources...
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Six killed in Burkina Faso ambush

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At least six members of the Volunteers for the Defence of the Motherland (VDP) in Burkina Faso lost their lives in an ambush by...
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Ghana-Burkina Faso railway connectivity to accelerate Sub region’s economic growth

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Mr John-Peter Amewu, the Minister for Railway Development, says plans are on course for Government to secure private sector partnership in the construction of...
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Ghana and Burkina Faso railway connectivity project on track – Amewu

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Mr John-Peter Amewu, Minister of Railway Development, says plans are on course to secure private sector partnership to build a rail line between...

At least 10 “terrorists”, 2 defense volunteers killed in Burkina Faso

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About 10 suspected terrorists, and two armed civilians supporting the Burkina Faso army were killed in different clashes on Saturday in the north of...
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Gunmen abduct 5 health workers in Burkina Faso

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At least five health workers were abducted on Thursday evening in northern Yagha province of Burkina Faso, security source told Xinhua on Friday in...

Ghana, Burkina Faso constitute joint technical team on mining

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Ghana and Burkina Faso have formed a joint technical team on mining to facilitate mining operations for their mutual advancement. Mr Samuel Abu Jinapor, the...
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Burkina Faso plans free immunization to curb anthrax spread

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Burkina Faso's government has announced to mobilize 4,000 doses of anthrax vaccines for free immunization to curb the spread of the disease in...
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At least 11 alleged terrorists killed in Burkina Faso

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At least 11 alleged terrorists were killed and one was caught during an army operation from Tuesday to Wednesday in the north-east of Burkina...
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UN chief calls for stable and predictable funding for peacekeeping in Sahel

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for stable and predictable funding for peacekeeping in the Sahel. In a pre-recorded video message for the G5 Sahel...
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Burkina Faso market robbers nabbed in Tumu

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Two out of six suspected armed robbers who allegedly raided the Leo market in Burkina Faso had been arrested by Police in Tumu. DSP...
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Burkina Faso receives €38.5 million for solar and flood protection project

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• New climate action support welcomed by Ministers and Mayor of Ouagadougou • 50MW Sonabel solar plant to transform clean power generation and reduce imports • Flood protection to...
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GRIDCO receives €9.7 million EU Grant to Improve Access to Power in Sub-region

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The European Union (EU), through the French Development Agency - Agence Francaise Development (AFD) - has approved a new €9.7 million euros grant for...
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Burkina Faso produces 60 tons of gold in 2020

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Burkina Faso produced 60 tons of gold in 2020 and is expected to bring in more than 2,000 billion CFA francs (3.72 billion U.S....
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1 soldier, 11 terrorists killed in Burkina Faso

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Burkina Faso's army said a soldier and eleven terrorists were killed in a clash with an armed group on Saturday in the north of...
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Education Cannot Wait to support education needs in Burkina Faso

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The Director of Education Cannot Wait(ECW), a global fund for education in emergencies and protracted crises, Yasmine Sherif, is on a three-day mission in...
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Over one million displaced due to insecurity in Burkina Faso

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Burkina Faso registered 1,074,993 internally displaced people due to insecurity as of the end of December in 2020, an official report has said. ...
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Main challenger congratulates Burkina Faso president on winning reelection

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Burkina Faso's president, Roch Marc Christian Kabore, has received congratulations from his main challenger, Eddie Komboigo, on his reelection victory. "We have...
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Burkina Faso army kills 13 terrorists

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The General Staff of the Burkina Faso armed forces on Wednesday announced the killing of 13 terrorists during dragging operations from Dec. 14 to...
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Ashgold leaves for Burkina Faso

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A 20-member playing body of Ashantigold left Ghana by road on Wednesday, December 2, to Burkina Faso to play Salitas FC, in the Second...
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Burkina Faso’s incumbent president wins election

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Burkina Faso's incumbent president Roch Marc Christian Kabore has won the November 22 presidential election and secured a second term of office, provisional results...
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Polls close for presidential, legislative elections in Burkina Faso

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Polls for combined presidential and general elections in Burkina Faso have closed as scheduled at 1800 hours local time on Sunday, and provisional results...
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Polls close for presidential, legislative elections in Burkina Faso

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Polls for combined presidential and general elections in Burkina Faso have closed as scheduled at 6 p.m. local time on Sunday, and provisional results...
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Ambush in Burkina Faso kills at least 16

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At least 16 people, including seven soldiers of army patrol, and nine terrorists, were killed on Wednesday in the troubled northern Sahel region of...
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Campaign kicks off for presidential and legislative elections in Burkina Faso

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The campaign for presidential and parliamentary elections in Burkina Faso has started on Saturday for ballot scheduled on November 22. The...
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Burkina Faso received over US$1 billion worth of development aid in 2019

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Development assistance to Burkina Faso amounted to 907 billion CFA francs (almost 1.55 billion U.S. dollars) over 2019, the country's Ministry of Economy and...
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VEEP leads delegation to flood affected areas in Upper East

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Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has led a government delegation to the Upper East Region to assess the impact of the floods due to...
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Four dead in Upper East floods

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Four people have been confirmed dead so far in the Upper East Region following torrential rainfall coupled with the spillage of the Bagre and...
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President says military deployment in Volta Region, not an invasion

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GHPresident Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has condemned allegations of ill-faith over the deployment of security personnel in the Volta Region. ...