3 February 2023
One soldier taken hostage and some motorcycles and other material seized by Islamic State (ISWAP) in an attack on a position of African Coalition in Kousseri, Cameroon1 year ago
One soldier taken hostage and some motorcycles and other material seized by Islamic State (ISWAP) in an attack on a position of African Coalition in Kousseri, Cameroon
US,Pentagon "aware of the allegations that the Russian-backed Wagner Group may have been a force behind the military take-over in BurkinaFaso" BUT "we cannot speak to these reports or any potential factors that led to this event" @DeptofDefense spox tells @VOANews
"We support the State Dept's call for the Burkinabe armed forces to respect BurkinaFaso's constitution & civilian leadership" per @DeptofDefense spox "We encourage the restoration of safety &security for the Burkinabe people & for legitimate, constitutional rule in BurkinaFaso"
1 year ago
A helicopter belonging to the Nigerian Police Force crashed in Bauchi on Wednesday, injuring six persons, the Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB has revealed
1 year ago
The police in Jigawa state have announced the arrest of members of a suspected kidnap gang, who are believed to be responsible for the killing of two police officers
"That's bad for us collectively & globally" per @SETAF_Africa's MajGen Rohling re Russia' Wagner Group in Mali "The accountability [from Wagner] isn't what all of us would like to see"
"The CAR is dominated by Russia" per @SETAF_Africa's MajGen Rohling, noting Russia also destabilizing factor in Libya, and now Mali
Josep Borrell Fontelles: Received today in Brussels the Ministers of Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Chad. We took stock of the situation in the Sahel and our joint security, development and humanitarian efforts
1 year ago
Four killed, 24 abducted, 73 houses razed in Chibok terror attack
Burkina Komandjari: Twenty militants were killed on Friday and Sunday by VDPs and Koglweogo, while armed men attacked the village of Gnapaga, where they killed 8 people.1 year ago
Burkina Komandjari: Twenty militants were killed on Friday and Sunday by VDPs and Koglweogo, while armed men attacked the village of Gnapaga, where they killed 8 people.
1 year ago
5 women kidnapped by BokoHaram JAS elements in the early hours of 01/25/2022 in the locality of Tarmoua along the Cameroon - Nigeria border, have returned home this evening. The women went to fetch firewood when they were taken hostage by the militants
US Department of State: The United States condemns the detention of Burkina Faso's President Kaboré and calls for de-escalation and a return to constitutional order
UN chief 'strongly condemns' Burkina Faso 'coup'
Burkina: The new strong man of the country has a name: Paul Henri Sandaogo Damiba at the head of the Patriotic Movement for Safeguarding and Restoration which dissolves the constitution, the government and the assembly, BurkinaFaso
The MPSR (Patriotic Movement for Safeguarding and Restoration) takes control of the Burkina nation
Burkina: coup. New president of Burkina under the aegis of the MPSR (Patriotic Movement for Safeguarding and Renaissance): Lieutenant-Colonel Paul Henri Sandaogo DAMIBA. Press release read by Captain Kader OUEDRAOGO
Coup in BurkinaFaso: The constitution suspended, the government dissolved, the National Assembly dissolved, air and land borders closed until further notice. A curfew introduced from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Coup d'etat in Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso Coup confirmed by a group of soldiers on national television. Detainees are in a safe place
Burkina Faso President Roch Kabore Has Been Detained At A Military Camp By Mutinying Soldiers, Two Security Sources And A West African Diplomat Tell Reuters
Burkina Faso: President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré was arrested according to several sources, the day after several mutinies in the barracks of the country
Gunfire has been heard near the home of embattled Burkina Faso President Roch Marc Christian Kabore, adding to fears that a military coup might be under way. Hours earlier, mutinous soldiers seized a military base
Burkina Faso: the government decrees a curfew from 8 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.
Confirmed: Internet has been disrupted in BurkinaFaso from Sunday morning ~10 am. The incident comes amid reports of gunfire at military barracks and a possible coup. The disruption is likely to limit coverage of events on the ground.
Attack on a French camp in Mali kills a soldier and injures 9 others
Death in combat of Brigadier Alexandre Martin on 01/22 in Gao, Mali
Paris announces the death of a French soldier in Mali
Burkina Faso govt confirms 'shootings', denies army takeover
Burkina: sounds of gunfire in front of the Laminzana military camp in Ouagadougou
Mali Gao according to local source rockets were fired at the Barkhane camp in Gao. No clear report on the issue, Barkhane forces are responding to the attack
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