The gunmen attacked the villages of Sagho and Toekodogo, in the Barsalogho district, on Saturday, Defence Minister Cheriff Sy said in a statement, describing them as members of "armed terrorist groups".
In a "historic" moment for the 55-member bloc, according to its chairman Moussa Faki, heads of state will officially launch the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) at the two-day summit in Niamey, the Nigerien capital.
Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote, known as Africa's richest man, told a forum in Ivory Coast on Saturday how he once took $10 million in cash out of the bank just to look at it and get it into his head that this was real money, not just figures on paper.
Investors in Africa must beware of burdening countries with “excessive” debt, Japan’s prime minister warned on Friday, an apparent swipe at China whose Belt and Road
Japan’s prime minister on Thursday warned African leaders against accumulating too much debt, in an apparent reference to Chinese infrastructure projects
The wait list for migrants in Tijuana to request asylum in the United States has grown to the longest it has ever been, even longer than the line that grew right after a large caravan arrived in November.
No matter how high a mountain is the earth below is always soft. I wrote this line, years ago, to a friend after a life-shattering loss. I was trying to explain that I wasn’t going to give up because I have always seen hope in the cinders of ruin.
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte’s announcement that six European Union (EU) countries had agreed to take in some 150 migrants from a rescue ship that Italy had blocked from docking is a welcome development that has helped resolve the latest standoff over immigration to Europe across the Mediterranean.
The UAE is fast becoming an exceptional case study in international relations and diplomacy, showcasing how a ‘small’ country can punch above its weight by shaping a dynamic foreign policy vision.