Terrorists kill dozens at a market in Burkina Faso

The bloodshed is part of a surge in violence in the West African country that has killed hundreds, forced nearly a million from their homes, and made much of the north ungovernable over the past two years. Thirty-six civilians were killed in Burkina Faso on Monday in what the government called a terrorist attack on … Continue reading Terrorists kill dozens at a market in Burkina Faso

China increases economic influence on African countries

China and Burkina Faso have resumed diplomatic ties after a communique on the re-establishment of diplomatic relations was signed by Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Burkina Faso's Foreign Minister Alpha Barry on Saturday in Beijing. It came two days after the West African nation cut so-called "diplomatic ties" with Taiwan on May 24. “The … Continue reading China increases economic influence on African countries