Archive for Category: "West Africa"

Female suicide bombers in Nigeria

Female suicide bombers in Nigeria

Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up killing at least ten people on Tuesday

Nigeria: Boko Haram aux portes du Niger

Nigeria: Boko Haram aux portes du Niger

Les islamistes de Boko Haram se seraient emparés lundi de la ville de Damasak, située au nord-est du Nigeria.

Boko Haram killed 40 nigerian fishermen

Boko Haram killed 40 nigerian fishermen

More than 40 people, mostly fishermen, have been shot dead in a remote community in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno

Boko Haram kill 45 in a Nigerian village

Boko Haram kill 45 in a Nigerian village

At least 45 people were killed in a Boko Haram reprisal attack on a village in northeastern Nigeria,

Nigeria seeks to extend emergency laws

Nigeria seeks to extend emergency laws

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan will ask the national assembly to extend a state of emergency in three northeastern

Burkina Faso named a transitional president

Burkina Faso named a transitional president

Authorities in Burkina Faso named former foreign minister Michel Kafando as transitional president on Monday

Burkina Faso: la charte signée dimanche

Burkina Faso: la charte signée dimanche

La cérémonie de signature de la charte de transition initialement prévue ce samedi est reportée

Nigeria insurgents retake Chibok

Nigeria insurgents retake Chibok

Boko Haram insurgents have retaken the village of Chibok in northeastern Nigeria where the group

Nigeria: attentat dans un lycée

Nigeria: attentat dans un lycée

Hier matin, au moins une cinquantaine d’adolescents ont été tués au nord-est du Nigeria dans l’attentat commis dans leur lycée

Burkina Faso: avant-projet de charte de transition

Burkina Faso: avant-projet de charte de transition

L’opposition, la société civile, les leaders religieux et coutumiers réunis ce samedi à Ougadougou ont élaboré un projet de « charte de transition »,

Burkina Faso: le président de l’UA à Ouaga

Burkina Faso: le président de l’UA à Ouaga

Le chef de l’Etat mauritanien, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, président en exercice de l’Union africaine (UA), se rend à Ouagadougou lundi.

Nigeria: Boko Haram conquiert une autre ville

Nigeria: Boko Haram conquiert une autre ville

Le groupe islamiste armé nigérian Boko Haram s’est emparé de la ville de Malam Fatori, localité proche de la frontière du Niger,

Suicide bomber kills at least 7 in northeast Nigeria

Suicide bomber kills at least 7 in northeast Nigeria

A suicide bomber killed at least 7 people outside a commercial bank in a northeast Nigerian town on Friday,

ECOWAS presses Burkina for civilian leader

ECOWAS presses Burkina for civilian leader

The ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) troika led by Ghana’s President John Dramani Mahama including Nigeria’s Goodluck Jonathan and Macky Sall

Boko Haram steals dynamite in Nigeria

Boko Haram steals dynamite in Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram Islamist militants raided a cement factory owned by Lafarge subsidiary Ashaka Cement