Burkina Faso: EU hopes calm returns soon

Brussels 30.09.2022 European Commission follows with concern the situation in Burkina Faso, said the press person of the European External Action Service. The military movements were observed from 4:30 AM early morning hours. “The situation remains confusing and fluid”, she continued.(Image above: social media). #EU hopes for return of #BurkinaFaso to calm soon. https://t.co/zouhwOmKyv via…

Burkina Faso capital under gunfire

Brussels 30.09.2022 The situation is Burkina Faso’s capital is “confused” after heavy gunfire was reported, the BBC reports. Armed soldiers have taken positions at several points in Ouagadougou. (Image: illustration). The situation is Burkina Faso's capital is "confused" after heavy gunfire was reported. The state TV is currently off-air.There are soldiers along the main avenue…

COVID19: Burkina-Faso water shortage

“They say we must wash our hands, keep clean, and wash our clothes to prevent us catching the disease. We’d really like to, but if there’s no water it’s really complicated,” said the 37-year-old mother-of-three at her home in the outskirts of the capital Ouagadougou, where houses are not connected to the power or water…

Policeman killed in Ouagadougou in counterterrorist raid

Burkina Faso security forces neutralised three suspected terrorists and arrested one more on Tuesday (22/05/2017) morning in an operation on the outskirts of the capital Ouagadougou, state television reported. #BREAKING At least 3 dead in anti-terror arrests in Burkina Faso capital — AFP News Agency (@AFP) May 22, 2018 One policeman was killed in the…

EU solidarity with Burkinians

The European External Action Service expressed solidarity with the government of Burkina Faso and Burkinians in the wake of the terrorist attack on French Embassy in Ouagadougou targeting French Embassy, and Institute. “The European Union expresses its sincere condolences to the families of the victims, and its full solidarity with the Government and all Burkinabe people”…

Burkina Faso: French Embassy under attack

Diplomatis confirm assault at French Embassy and  Institute in Burkina Faso capital #Ouagadougou. The vehicles stationed next to the buildings are still in flames. The “terrorist attack” has stricken Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou, France’s ambassador to West Africa’s Sahel region said after an explosion hit the army headquarters there and witnesses reported seeing masked gunmen storming the building….