It’s been a month since eight workers at Burkina Faso's Perkoa mine were trapped more than 700 metres underground following a flood. Efforts are still being made to rescue the men, but as time passes hope is diminishing. More here:
Officially called the Togolese, Togo is a country in West Africa. by Ghana to the west, Benin to the east and Burkina Faso to the north. Togo covers 57,000 square kilometers making it one of the smallest countries in Africa. #WeAllAfrica
Armed Islamist groups in Burkina Faso have carried out hundreds of killings, summary executions, rapes of civilians, and widespread pillaging. Government security forces and militias have killed hundreds of civilians, fueling recruitment into armed groups.
Since mid-2020, communities in Burkina Faso have launched dicey dialogues with jihadist groups. Now the government says efforts are underway to formalise and support their work.
These are the countries where journalists were killed for their work in 2021: India 5 Mexico 3 Afghanistan 2 Azerbaijan 2 Burkina Faso 2 Pakistan 2 Somalia 2 Bangladesh 1 Colombia 1 DRC 1 Ethiopia 1 Lebanon 1 Philippines 1