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US & Canada · Ouagadougou

Burkina Faso’s displaced numbers swell amid jihadi violence

59% Center coverage: 29 sources
In January, 160,000 people were newly displaced, the second-largest monthly increase in three years. The rush of civilians from rural villages has put pressure on Burkina Faso's cities. At least 500 displaced people started working at the mine last year making it harder for the original miners to earn a living.See the Story
US & Canada · Ouagadougou

Jihadi abuses increasing in Burkina Faso, says rights group

58% Center coverage: 19 sources
Jihadis are raping and killing civilians and using child soldiers in Burkina Faso, a Human Rights Watch report says. Civilians are also threatened by unlawful killings and enforced disappearances by government security forces and government-allied militias, it says. The report was based on interviews with 83 survivors, witnesses and others between September and April.See the Story
Terrorism · Ouagadougou

Armed attackers in Burkina Faso kill at least 11 government troops, say army sources

40% Center coverage: 15 sources
At least 12 soldiers killed by suspected jihadists in eastern Burkina Faso. It is the sixth attack of its kind in the country in ten days. In total, 23 civilians and 25 policemen or soldiers have been killed. The violence has killed more than 2,000 people and displaced at least 1.7 million.See the Story
Military · Ouagadougou

Attacks in Mali and Burkina Faso kill 15, wound 20

41% Left coverage: 17 sources
The attacks are the latest in a series of increased violence linked to al-Qaida and the Islamic state across the country. The military junta, which overthrew a democratically elected government in January, is struggling to stem the violence. The government said it was going to support community leaders in talking with some jihadis.See the Story
Gun Violence · Ouagadougou

Ambushes leave 11 dead in Burkina Faso: army

46% Left coverage: 11 sources
11 security forces killed and nine injured in two separate jihadi attacks in northern Burkina Faso. Military killed 20 attackers and seized or destroyed weapons, ammunition and communication devices. Violence by extremists linked to al-Qaida and the Islamic State group is soaring in the West African country. Thousands of people have been killed and nearly 2 million internally displaced.See the Story
Terrorist Attack · Ouagadougou

Jihadis’ attack in eastern Burkina Faso kills 11 soldiers

46% Center coverage: 11 sources
Injured soldiers have been taken to hospital and aerial support killed 15 attackers. Burkina Faso has been ravaged by violence linked to al-Qaida and the Islamic State group. Mutinous soldiers ousted the democratically elected president in January promising to stem the violence. Within a 72-hour period last week nearly 60 people were killed in violence targeting villages.See the Story
Politics · Ouagadougou

Hunger grips Burkina Faso due to increasing jihadi violence

70% Center coverage: 10 sources
Some 3.5 million people are food insecure in Burkina Faso. Nearly 630,000 are expected to be on the brink of starvation. This is an 82% increase from last year of people facing emergency hunger. Aid organizations are bracing for more price hikes because of the Ukraine war.See the Story
Floods · Ouagadougou

Burkina Faso investigates mine flood as search for eight workers drags on

38% Left coverage: 8 sources
Burkina Faso's government has launched a judicial investigation into a flood at a zinc mine that left eight workers trapped. Canada-based Trevali Mining Corp (TV.TO) suspended operations at its Perkoa mine on April 16, when heavy rainfall caused flash floods. Search and rescue efforts are ongoing.See the Story
US & Canada · Ouagadougou

Burkina Faso fashion designers: More to nation than conflict

50% Center coverage: 4 sources
The West African nation hosted its third Ouaga Fashion Week, the first since the pandemic forced its delay. The colorful four-day show closed Sunday amid surging jihadi violence linked to al-Qaida and the Islamic State group. For the first time the majority of designers, about 75%, were from Burkina Faso.See the Story

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