[Deutsche Welle] Burkina Faso's late President Thomas Sankara is considered one of Africa's revolutionaries and an icon of the liberation movement. He continues to inspire youth movements across.. allAfrica.com
On Saturday, Ivorian and French officials said that four Moldovan citizens were killed and two others were injured when a cargo plane chartered by the French military, crashed into the sea near the.. Source: Wochit News -
Thirty years ago, the leader of Burkina Faso's revolution, Thomas Sankara, was cut down in a hail of bullets -- a bloody end to a turbulent yet charismatic life that has gained cult status in Africa.
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On thursday French and Nigerien troops were conducting operations in a region of Niger where three U.S. Army Special Forces members were killed the day before. They became the first American soldiers.. Source: Wochit News -
A state of emergency has been declared in Burkina Faso after several key buildings in the capital were set on fire, including parliament. Security forces confronted protesters with tear gas and live.. Source: RT News Channel -
DAKAR (Reuters) - Unknown attackers killed two paramilitary police officers and wounded two others in an assault on a convoy carrying fuel to the Inata gold mine in northern Burkina Faso, Avocet Mining.. Reuters
London-listed Avocet Mining will resume talks with its Societe des Mines de Belahouro (SMB) subsidiary on Friday as it works to save the struggling gold operation from insolvency.
The West Africa.. City A.M.