News Burkina Faso: Burkina Faso prison inmates take up dancing
Despite serving various sentences in prison,these men have been preparing this contemporary dance piece. They have been doing this for the past five months in the Bobo Diolasso prison in Burkina Faso. Bringing dance to prison, is the initiative of Aguibou ...
News Burkina Faso: US sanctions Burkina Faso-based group over terrorism threat
The United States has imposed sanctions on Burkina Faso-based Ansarul Islam, calling the militant group a terrorism threat after a string of attacks near the African country’s northern border with Mali, the US State Department said in a statement on Tuesday.
News Burkina Faso: U.S. SANCTIONS BURKINA FASO-BASED GROUP ANSARUL ISLAM FOR TERRORISM THREAT -U.S. STATE DEPT STATEMENT
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News Burkina Faso: New Permanent Representative of Burkina Faso Presents Credentials to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva
Dieudonné W. Désiré Sougouri, the new Permanent Representative of Burkina Faso to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today (February 19, 2018) presented his credentials to Michael Møller, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva.
News Burkina Faso: Black Queens rout Burkina Faso 4-1 to secure semis berth at WAFU Zone B Nations Cup
The Black Queens beat Burkina Faso 4-1 to secure semi-final qualification at the WAFU Zone B Nations Cup in Ivory Coast. Striker Portia Boakye grabbed a brace with others from Grace Asantewaa and Priscilla Okyere. The opening goal was registered in the ...
News Burkina Faso: Thousands flee homes as West Africa’s extremism spreads, rocks Burkina Faso
OUAGADOUGOU – West Africa’s extremist threat has moved into a new part of the vast Sahel region, with a previously calm area of Burkina Faso facing the kinds of assaults that have forced thousands elsewhere to flee over the past year. Last week a ...
News Burkina Faso: Burkina filmmaker Ouedraogo dead at 64
"Burkina Faso has lost a filmmaker of immense talent," President Roch Marc Christian Kabore said in a statement. Ouedraogo "worked hard to raise the profile of Burkinabe and African cinema outside our borders," he added. He died at 0530 GMT of an ...
News Burkina Faso: Citizens’ movements tackle corruption, from Guatemala to Ukraine to Burkina Faso
What do Burkina Faso’s Blaise Compaoré, Ukraine’s Viktor Yanukovych and Guatemala’s Otto Pérez Molina have in common? Answer: All three were deeply corrupt presidents ousted by peaceful, democratic grassroots movements, despite aggressive, often ...
News Burkina Faso: Burkina Faso: A History of Power, Protest, and Revolution
Harsch’s is the first English-language political history of Burkina Faso to appear in many years. It is a superb introduction to this small, landlocked country in the Sahel region, covering the precolonial era, the era of French colonization, and the ...
News Burkina Faso: INTERVIEW-Burkina Faso expects record 55 tonnes of gold in 2018 - minister
OUAGADOUGOU, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Burkina Faso expects to produce a record 55 tonnes of gold in 2018, a two-thirds increase on five years ago, as new projects in the landlocked West African country come on tap, the mines minister told Reuters in an interview.