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 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 killed around 10 civilians in northern Burkina Faso, officials said Tuesday, while four people were suspected to have been kidnapped.
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.
Habibou Sore had to pause for breath as she ran barefoot from the approaching gunmen. She was pregnant with twins, due any day.
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.
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.
Fourteen civilians, including many schoolchildren, died Saturday when a roadside bomb blew up their bus in northwestern Burkina Faso, a security source told AFP.