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Burkina Faso , Thursday 26 April 2018

News Burkina Faso: Stampede in Burkina Faso capital kills 6

News channel or source: http://www.worldbulletin.net/africa/201352/stampede-in-burkina-faso-capital-kills-6
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

A stampede following a religious ceremony in the Burkina Faso capital left six people dead on Sunday, according to local media reports. The fatalities at Somgande Stadium in Ouagadougou included five women. The organizers said the stampede occurred at ...

News Burkina Faso: Predictive Discovery triples length of gold zone at Bira in Burkina Faso

News channel or source: http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/195808/predictive-discovery-triples-length-of-gold-zone-at-bira-in-burkina-faso-195808.html
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

Predictive Discovery Ltd (ASX:PDI) has tripled the length of the gold mineralised zone at Bira prospect, which is part of the Eastern Burkina Faso Joint Venture with Progress Minerals International. Recent reverse circulation (RC) drilling to test the zone ...

News Burkina Faso: Islamic State in the Greater Sahara militants kidnap teacher from school in Burkina Faso's Nassoumbou

News channel or source: http://www.janes.com/article/79579/islamic-state-in-the-greater-sahara-militants-kidnap-teacher-from-school-in-burkina-faso-s-nassoumbou
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

A TEACHER - identified as Issouf Souabo - was kidnapped by Islamic State in the Greater Sahara militants from a school in Bouro in Nassoumbou department in Burkina Faso's Soum province on 12 April, Le Faso reported. On 18 April, Islamic State in the ...

News Burkina Faso: Burkina Faso: MFWA, Partners Train Journalists On Effective Anti-Corruption Reporting in Burkina Faso

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804250698.html
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) in collaboration with its national partner in Burkina Faso, Centre National de Presse - Norbert Zongo (CNP-NZ) will on Wednesday April 25 - Friday, April 27, 2018, hold a three-day training workshop for ...

News Burkina Faso: How Burkina Faso took to the streets to remove a dictator, then stayed there

News channel or source: http://africanarguments.org/2018/04/19/how-burkina-faso-took-to-the-streets-to-remove-a-dictator-then-stayed-there/
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Early this month, Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou was briefly enlivened as a frustrated coalition of housing and human rights associations took to the streets. Demonstrating against what they see as the government’s “complicit silence” over ...

News Burkina Faso: Maroc Telecom now holds 61% stake in Burkina Faso's Onatel

News channel or source: http://www.itwebafrica.com/telecommunications/795-burkina-faso/244132-maroc-telecom-now-holds-61-stake-in-burkina-fasos-onatel
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

Maroc Telecom Group has acquired an additional 10% stake in Burkina Faso's major telecoms operator Onatel SA and increased its shareholding to 61%. In a statement, Maroc Telecom said it paid €41 million for the stake at a price of CFAF 8,000 per share.

News Burkina Faso: Islamic State-loyal militants claim attacks in Burkina Faso

News channel or source: https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2018/04/islamic-state-loyal-militants-claim-attacks-in-burkina-faso.php
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Militants belonging to the so-called Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS) under Abu Walid al Sahrawi have claimed responsibility for two attacks in northern Burkina Faso. In a phone call to the AFP, a spokesman for the jihadists claimed ...

News Burkina Faso: Jihadists abduct Burkina Faso teacher ‘for speaking French’

News channel or source: http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/world/2018/04/18/jihadists-abduct-burkina-faso-teacher-for-speaking-french/
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

OUAGADOUGOU: A schoolteacher was kidnapped last week in northern Burkina Faso, security sources said on Tuesday, as a jihadist group said he was snatched because he spoke French to his pupils. Gunmen snatched the teacher on Thursday from a primary school ...

News Burkina Faso: The painted houses of Burkina Faso

News channel or source: http://www.pulse.ng/lifestyle/food-travel-arts-culture/the-painted-houses-of-burkina-faso-id8250005.html
Publication date: Friday 13 April 2018

Burkina Faso is a landlocked country located in West Africa. It became a French Protectorate in 1896 and today most natives speak French as a second language. Per capita income is less than $700 a year with most Burkinabé involved in agriculture.

News Burkina Faso: Burkina Faso: How Citizens Took to the Streets to Remove a Dictator, Then Stayed There

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804200609.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Years after Burkinabé citizens overthrew a repressive regime, street protests continue apace over a wide range of issues. Early this month, Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou was briefly enlivened as a frustrated coalition of housing and human rights ...