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Burkina Faso stun Tunisia 1-0 to book semi-final berth

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: MARCA. Burkina Faso on Saturday stunned the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia by a lone goal to progress to the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Cameroon 2021. Dango Ouattara’s goal on the stroke of halftime was enough for Burkina Faso to beat Tunisia at the Stade Roumdé Adjia in Garoua. Ouattara, Read More…

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Burkina Faso crowd celebrates West Africa’s latest coup

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Vincent Bado. More than 1,000 people gathered in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou on Tuesday in support of a military coup that a day earlier ousted President Roch Kabore, dissolved the government and suspended the constitution. The fifth coup in West and Central Africa this decade comes amid an increasingly bloody Islamist insurgency that Read More…

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As soldiers mutiny in Burkina Faso, government dismisses talk of coup

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Michele Cattani/AFP. Sustained gunfire rang out from several military camps in Burkina Faso on Sunday as mutinying soldiers demanded more government support for their fight against Islamist militants and the resignation of the army and intelligence chiefs. The government called for calm, denying speculation on social media that the army had seized power Read More…

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Cameroon rally past COVID-hit Burkina Faso to win AFCON opener

Reading Time: 2 minutes Garoua (Cameroon), Jan. 9, 2022 (NAN) Hosts Cameroon on Sunday had to rely on two penalties to pull up a comeback win against Burkina Faso in the opening match of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Yaounde on Sunday. Captain Vincent Aboubakar converted two penalties as hosts Cameroon came from behind to beat Read More…

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Burkina Faso gold mines become a trap for Nigerian trafficked women

Reading Time: 5 minutes Image Credits: AP/Sam Mednick/picture-alliance. In picture above: Two Nigerian sex workers in Burkina Faso’s town of Bobo-Dioulasso. Now free from their captors, they are too ashamed to return home without money | Photo: AP/Sam Mednick via picture-alliance Increasing numbers of Nigerian women are being trafficked into prostitution in Burkina Faso’s gold mining camps, an investigation Read More…