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Burkina links Ivory Coast jihadist with hotel attack in capital.

A jihadist accused of masterminding a deadly attack in Ivory Coast is also suspected of having planned a major assault in Burkina Faso's capital last year, a senior official said Friday. Ivorian officials believe Mimi Ould Baba Ould Cheikh organised the gun and grenade attack that left 19 people dead last March at the beach ...

- Yahoo! News - US

News24.com | Burkina links I Coast jihadist with hotel attack in capital.

A jihadist accused of masterminding a deadly attack in Ivory Coast is also suspected of having planned a major assault in Burkina Faso's capital last year, says a senior official.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Burkina Faso forces kill key jihadist, arrest others.

Burkina Faso's government says its military forces have killed a key jihadist and arrested 18 others in the country's north, close to the West African nation's border with Mali.

- News24.com - ZA

Burkina Faso forces kill key jihadist, arrest others.

Burkina Faso's government says its military forces have killed a key jihadist and arrested 18 others in the country's north, close to the West African nation's border with Mali.

- FOX News - US

Burkina Faso forces kill key jihadist, arrest others.

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso " Burkina Faso's government says its military forces have killed a key jihadist and arrested 18 others in the country's north, close to the West African nation's border with Mali.Security Minister...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Vital raises A$5m to advance Burkina Faso exploration.

Metals developer Vital Metals will raise A$5-million through a share placement to accelerate gold exploration in Burkina Faso. The junior told shareholders on Tuesday that some 400-million new shares would be issued, at a price of 1.25c each, to professional and sophisticated investors.

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Repeated attacks targeting schools cause widespread fear among teachers and children in Burkina Faso.

Source: UN Children's Fund Country: Burkina Faso, Mali All of 374 schools in Soum province are closed due to the insecurity concerns, affecting more than 54,600 students. The fear has also spread to neighboring provinces. Overview and Background Located in Sahel region of Burkina Faso, Soum is the largest of four provinces ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Lutheran World Relief launches $13 million effort to aid poor farmers in Niger.

Source: Lutheran World Relief Country: Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger The initiative is part of an innovative five-year, $41 million project and aims to benefit more than 100,000 people in southern Niger, at least half of them women and girls.Undertaking represents a comprehensive investment in fighting poverty in one of the ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

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