Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 04:35:11 GMT
Dozens Killed in Attack on Church
[DW] A shooting near a Protestant church left dozens dead in northern Burkina Faso. The West African country, one of the poorest in the world, is one of several in the Sahel region dealing with a jihadist insurgency.

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 08:16:23 GMT
Burkina Faso President Heads Ecowas Committee to Investigate Nigeria's Border Closure
[Premium Times] The Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government has constituted a committee, headed by President Roch Kabore of Burkina Faso, to study and make a full report on Nigeria's land border closure with her neighbours.

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 16:20:47 GMT
Eight Priorities for the African Union in 2020
[ICG] Addis Ababa/Nairobi/Brussels -What's new? African leaders meet in Addis Ababa this week for the annual African Union (AU) summit. This year's theme is "Silencing the Guns", reflecting the continental body's earlier aspirations to end conflicts ...

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 09:29:40 GMT
Today in History - Nigeria Defeats Burkina Faso 1-0 to Win Afcon 2013
[Vanguard] 2013 Nigeria won its third Africa Cup of Nations championship with a 1-0 victory over Burkina Faso in the final and as a result, participated in the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup in Brazil as the representative from CAF.

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 10:33:26 GMT
Energy Innovator Mariama Mamane 2 Years On
[UNEP] In the two years since Mariama Mamane won the Young Champions of the Earth prize back in 2017, she has taken great strides in her mission to provide people in Burkina Faso with energy.