The African Jotter

31 Years On, The World Continues to Remember Sankara – Burkina Faso President

President of Burkina Faso, Roch Marc Kabore, says the memory of the country’s former leader, Thomas…

Hunger and conflict push northern Burkina Faso into crisis

Food shortages and a jihadist uprising in northern Burkina Faso risk plunging the region into a…

Group Affiliated With Al Qaeda Take Responsibility For Burkina Faso Attack

A militant jihadist group with links to al Qaeda has claimed responsibility for Friday’s deadly attacks…

African Union Condemns Burkina Faso Terror Attack

Pan-African organisation, the African Union, has released a statement condemning the recent terror attack on Burkina…

Burkina Faso Begins Trial of Coup Plotters

The trial has begun for 84 people accused of masterminding a 2015 coup attempt in Burkina…