07-Nov-2019 to 10:42

37 mine workers killed in Burkina convoy ambush

APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — A convoy carrying workers from the Boungou gold mine in Eastern Burkina Faso was ambushed Wednesday morning on, leaving at least 37 of them dead.

Read more

06-Nov-2019 to 23:23

European special forces to deploy in Mali

APA- Bamako (Mali) — The fight against terrorism in Mali will soon enjoy a big boost with the proposed creation of a European Special Forces Unit, French Army Minister Florence Parly, on tour in the Sahel region, announced in Bamako.

Read more

05-Nov-2019 to 23:26

G5 Sahel champions 'development actions' against terrorism

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — G5 Sahel ministers meeting in Ouagadougou on Tuesday have called on member countries to implement urgent development actions to combat terrorism in the region.

Read more

04-Nov-2019 to 12:23

Burkina MP, three others shot dead

APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Oumarou Dicko, an MP and mayor of the town of Djibo in Burkina Faso's Sahel region and three members of his retinue travelling to a public function in the capital Ouagadougou have been shot dead by unidentified gunmen, APA can report on Monday.

Read more

04-Nov-2019 to 12:11

Ethiopian PM vows 'measured' approach to stem violence

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said his government would take a measured approach to deal with those suspected to be behind the recent spate of inter-ethnic violence without causing more deaths and compromising the unity of his country.

Read more

31-Oct-2019 to 19:23

78 killed in Ethiopia unrest - Official

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — At least 78 people have died during nationwide violence in Ethiopia in recent week according to a senior spokesman of the government on Thursday.

Read more

31-Oct-2019 to 00:45

“Jihadist ideology remains attractive”, analyst says

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Despite the death of the self-proclaimed caliph of the Islamic State (Daesh) Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, killed last weekend in an American raid in Idleb province (Syria), the jihadist ideology is still attractive, said journalist and jihadist movement specialist, Wassim Nasr.

Read more