Burkina Faso: at least 29 dead in attack

Burkina Faso: at least 29 dead in attack

29 people have been killed including 14 foreigners during an attack on a hotel in Burkina Faso. Security forces are looking for any gunmen who could have survived the attack. Simon Compaore, Burkina Faso’s Interior Minister, has stated that security officials are carrying out careful investigations. ABC News Australia reported…

Attack in Burkina Faso

Al Qaeda has claimed an attack in Burkina Faso that has resulted in at least 20 dead and hostages taken at a hotel in the center of Ouagadougou. The Splendid hotel is frequently used by United Nations workers and Westerners. According to the BBC, witnesses stated that they saw two…

Burkina Faso’s interim President Michel Kafando reinstated

Burkina Faso’s interim President Michel Kafando has been reinstated just a week after the military coup. Kafando declared yesterday that the transitional civilian government had been restored after they had been taken hostage during the coup last week. “I have returned to work. The transition is back and at this…