In Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso's capital city, Mariama Mamane, cuts up water hyacinth, fermenting it into a fertilizer and compost for farmers, called Jacigrow. The by-product of the fertilizer is a … read more »
Compaore, who fled to neighbouring Ivory Coast during a popular revolt in 2014 against his attempts to change the constitution and extend his 27-year-rule, is being tried in absentia. read more »
By genetically arming an already deadly fungal pathogen with a powerful toxin, researchers conducting an experiment in Burkina Faso dramatically reduced the mosquito "field" population in a part of … read more »
In Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso's capital city, Mariama Mamane, cuts up water hyacinth, fermenting it into a fertilizer and compost for farmers, called Jacigrow. The by-product of the ... Read more »
A weakened central power makes it easier for violent groups - like highway bandits, local militias and armed bands of jihadists - to emerge and thrive. These groups carry out ... Read more »
By genetically arming an already deadly fungal pathogen with a powerful toxin, researchers conducting an experiment in Burkina Faso dramatically reduced the mosquito "field" ... Read more »
Four people were killed Sunday at a Catholic church in northern Burkina Faso in the latest in a series of attacks on Christian targets in the region, according to a bishop in the ... Read more »
A group of attackers have killed several worshippers in Burkina Faso during a Catholic Church service. It is the second attack on Christians in the West African nation in two ... Read more »
Burkina Faso is facing "unprecedented" displacement, triggered by armed groups and intercommunal clashes, and exacerbated by long-term food insecurity, UN aid officials say. Read more »
No explanation was given for the resignations but there are speculations that it is linked to the president's plan to breathe new life into the leadership of the country, which is ... Read more »
Nigeria has been struggling with its own growing electricity needs since the 1980s with many areas in the country struggling with blackouts. The government has come under criticism ... Read more »
As Islamist and other armed groups push into once-peaceful Mopti, to loot and spread their influence, locals hope their young people will spurn the appeal of joining the militants ... Read more »
The United Nations says ethnic violence in central Mali has driven 3,000 people into northern Burkina Faso, straining dwindling food and medical supplies. Read more »
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