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Problems won’t end in January

On January 22, we noted that terrorist attacks in Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Somalia and Sudan had killed 80 ; that…

Burkina Faso to ‘Lightly’ Arm Citizens After Terrorists Kill 36

“Burkina Faso’s Parliament voted Tuesday to provide local volunteers with “light weapons” after a terrorist attack on two villages left…

Civilians Killed in ‘Terror Attack’ in Burkina Faso

“Burkina Faso will begin two days of national mourning Wednesday after militants killed 36 civilians in what the government described…

Macron Speaks to the Presidents of the Sahel

“President Emmanuel Macron announced that he invited the presidents of the five countries of the region on December 16th to…

Sahel faces crises across multiple fronts

“The Sahel region faces crises across multiple fronts, including the accelerated impact of climate change, rapid population growth, extreme poverty…

Gunmen kill 14 in attack on church in Burkina Faso

“At least 14 people were killed in an attack during Sunday mass on a church in eastern Burkina Faso, according…

Armed assailants kill 14 in attack on church in eastern Burkina Faso

“Fourteen people were killed in an attack Sunday on a church in eastern Burkina Faso where places of worship have…

Readers from 37 countries

Today our readers come from Canada, USA, South Africa, Madagascar, Zambia, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria, Mauritania,…

Thousands Flee as Extremists Go on Rampage in Northeast Burkina Faso

“The U.N. refugee agency is calling for greater protection for thousands of people fleeing escalating violence in northeastern Burkina Faso….

Crisis in the Sahel

“Conflict and hunger are leading to sharp levels of displacement in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger as people flee their…

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