Burkina Faso


Enabling Women to Work and Their Children to Blossom - the Double Success Story of Mobile Childcare in Burkina Faso

Published March 16, 2021, 3:33 p.m. by rssfeed

[World Bank] Manga -- Snack time has just ended. Sporting a fine white moustache, several children linger at the table, savoring the last drops of milk in their cups and …

No Trees, No Crops, No Jobs - Farmers Fall Back On Hard Labour

Published March 16, 2021, 6:29 a.m. by rssfeed

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Ouagadougou -- As climate change, tree losses and desertification mean farming no longer pays, women are turning to digging sand and gravel for construction to make a …

Burkina Faso and Global Fund Launch New Grants to Accelerate Progress Against HIV, TB and Malaria

Published March 10, 2021, 8:32 a.m. by rssfeed

[Global Fund] Ouagadougou -- Burkina Faso and the Global Fund strengthened their partnership by launching four new grants that move toward ending epidemics of HIV, tuberculosis, malaria and strengthen health …

Affordable Housing Push Fuels Land Tensions

Published March 5, 2021, 5:38 a.m. by rssfeed

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Boassa, Burkina Faso -- Unfair or illegal deals pit neighbours and families against each other as Burkina Faso aims to build 40,000 new homes

Uganda Edge Burkina Faso On Penalties to Qualify to the Semis

Published Feb. 26, 2021, 8:31 a.m. by rssfeed

[CAF] Debutants Uganda beat Burkina Faso 5-3 on post-match penalties at the Stade Cheikha Boidiya in Nouakchott to qualify for the Total Africa U-20 Cup of Nations semi-finals.

Burkina Faso V Uganda - An Even Encounter On the Road to Semis

Published Feb. 25, 2021, 8:02 a.m. by rssfeed

[CAF] Burkina Faso faces Uganda with a place in the Total U-20 Africa Cup of Nations, Mauritania 2021 semifinal at stake for both sides.

Late Winner Confirms Burkina Faso Top Spot, Namibia Eliminated

Published Feb. 22, 2021, 11:03 a.m. by rssfeed

[CAF] Substitute Kouame Botue scored a 90th minute header to give Burkina Faso a hard fought 1-0 victory over Namibia on Sunday to progress to the quarter finals of the …

Clinical Burkina Faso See Off Central African Republic in a Thriller

Published Feb. 19, 2021, 8:50 a.m. by rssfeed

[CAF] Burkina Faso came from behind to beat the Central African Republic 3-1 at Cheikh Ould Boidiya Stadium to increase their chances of making the quarter finals of the Total …

Burkina Faso: MPP's political bureau holds its first session of the year

Published Feb. 16, 2021, 1:18 p.m. by tegawendeouedrago

Members of the political bureau of the ruling People's Movement for Progress (MPP) are holding their first extraordinary session for the current year this Saturday, February 13, 2021 in Ouagadougou. …

Development of local authorities: ADCT is being trained to better meet expectations

Published Feb. 16, 2021, 1:09 p.m. by tegawendeouedrago

The general management of the National Agency for Support to the Development of Territorial Collectivities (ADCT) has initiated a series of training sessions for the benefit of its agents which …