The Volunteers for the Defense of the Fatherland is seen as a stop-gap measure to halt a spreading conflict.
The French president was previously criticized for suggesting Africa's problems were "civilizational."
Nigeria was forced to play itself in a training match.
Seven Burkina Faso players failed to secure visas.
Al-Qaeda affiliates are active in the region.
Chinese technology firm Huawei gifted the tablets after securing a contract to build a fiber-optic network in the country.
Police killed one suspected militant in the capital Ouagadougou and are hunting two more.
Ben Idrissa Dermé was 34 when he passed away on the pitch in Corsica on Sunday.
The 900 detainees were questioned over various offences ranging from drug possession to traffic violations.
At least 30 people were killed when gunmen attacked a hotel and cafe in Ouagadougou on Friday.
The attacks on Ouagadougou are part of a wider trend of militancy in one of the world's poorest regions.
At least 28 people were killed when Al-Qaeda-linked militants attacked a hotel in Burkina Faso's capital on Friday.
At least 20 people died and others were taken hostage when Islamist gunmen stormed the Splendid Hotel.
General Gilbert Diendere led a September coup but gave up power after only seven days.
Burkina Faso will have a new president, but he may struggle to enact change after predecessor's three decades
A successful election would establish the country as a beacon for democracy in Africa.
Burkina Faso had been preparing to head to polls on Oct. 11 for a vote aimed at restoring democracy.
Burkina Faso's armed forces chief General Honore Traore said on Friday that he had taken charge of the West African state after former President Blaise Compaore resigned.