Armed groups have once again targeted Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou.

They launched two co-ordinated attacks on Friday against the army's headquarters and the French embassy; killing several people and injuring dozens more.

The government has called it a terrorist attack.

Burkina Faso is one 5 regional countries contributing to a military force called the Sahel G-5, along with France.

It's meant to go after armed groups including Al Qaeda and ISIL, but the attacks against civilians continue.

So, is further intervention needed?

Marie-Roger Biloa - Editor of Africa International.

Adama Gaye - Former Director of Information at the Economic Community of West African States or ECOWAS.

Martin Ewi - Senior Researcher at the Institute for Security Studies.

Check our website:

More videos

Yosra's story
CGTN America 22 Mar 2018 20:47 CET

Yosra's story

Trump hits China with tariffs
CNN 22 Mar 2018 20:22 CET

Trump hits China with tariffs