In Burkina Faso, four people, including a regional administrative official, were abducted by unidentified gunmen in Fada N'Gourma, capital of the eastern region.
The Burkinabe news agency AIB announced the abduction on Thursday citing a local official.
According to him, a dozen people had been abducted early Wednesday evening but some of them were later released.
Four others however remain missing.
Sankulleh Janko tells us more: