Golden Eaglets qualify for WAFU final, U17 AFCON

Five-time world champions, Nigerian Golden Eaglets, have zoomed into the final of the WAFU U17 Cup Tournament in Lome, Togo on Friday, following a 1-0 win over Group A winners Burkina Faso at the Stade Kegue. The victory means the…

Burkina Faso celebrates 60th independence anniversary

Burkina Faso celebrates its 60 years of independence on Friday on the theme: “National cohesion and patriotic commitment for a sustainable development of Burkina Faso in a context of insecurity and Covid-19”. “This is a collective challenge for a Burkina…

Burkina Faso star Bance quits international football

Burkina Faso star Aristide Bance, one of the most colourful and popular footballers in Africa, has called time on his international career. He played 79 times for the ‘Stallions’ and scored 24 goals over 16 years while helping the national…

12th African Games: Flying Eagles lose 0-2 to Burkina Faso in final (Punch)

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles on Friday succumbed to a 0-2 defeat in the hands of Burkina Faso in the final of the men’s football event at the 12th African Games in Rabat, Morocco. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Paul Aigbogun’s charges…

Five dead after attack on church in Burkina Faso (Metro)

Five people including a pastor have been killed in the first jihadist attack on a church in Burkina Faso, security and local sources said today. Sunday’s attack took place in the small northern town of Silgadji near Djibo, the capital…

Fear of attacks keeps 150,000 children away from schools in Burkina Faso (Punch)

More than 150,000 children are not going to school in Burkina Faso because of the threat of jihadist violence, the education minster has said, warning of a “deteriorating” situation in the West African nation. More than 1,100 schools have been…

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