Burkina Faso


Crisis-Crippled Burkina Faso Needs Urgent Help

Published Feb. 15, 2021, 3:42 p.m. by rssfeed

[DW] One million people have been driven from their homes by armed groups in Burkina Faso. The international community must address the world's fastest-growing displacement crisis, writes OCHA's Ramesh Rajasingham.

A bit of history about Burkina Faso

Published Feb. 5, 2021, 9:54 p.m. by admin

Burkina Faso (UK: /bɜːrˌkiːnə ˈfæsoʊ/, US: /- ˈfɑːsoʊ/ (About this soundlisten);[9] French: [buʁkina faso]) is a landlocked country in West Africa that covers an area of around 274,200 square kilometres …

National Industry Symposium in Burkina Faso: The results considered positive

Published Feb. 2, 2021, 5:47 p.m. by admin

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Crafts Harouna Kaboré chaired the review meeting of the National Symposium on Industry on January 28 and 29, 2021 in Bobo-Dioulasso. Launched in 2018 …

Burkina Faso's Tourism Sector Faces Hardship With Cancellation of Fespaco

Published Feb. 1, 2021, 8:23 a.m. by rssfeed

[RFI] Burkina Faso's hospitality sector is holding its breath after the cancellation of international events due to the coronavirus pandemic, signalling a significant loss of revenue for businesses in Ouagadougou.

Theater Squeezed By Terrorism and Coronavirus

Published Jan. 24, 2021, 1:32 p.m. by rssfeed

[DW] Burkina Faso has a thriving theater tradition. But terrorism and the coronavirus are curtailing the activities of its only permanent theater.

Q&A - Why We Must Invest in Educating Children in Crisis-Hit Burkina Faso

Published Jan. 22, 2021, 2:11 p.m. by rssfeed

[IPS] Accra -- Education Cannot Wait (ECW) - the first global fund dedicated to education in emergencies and protracted crises - was on the ground in Burkina Faso last week …

Tour of the Minister in charge of water: The hot period at the heart of concerns

Published Jan. 21, 2021, 9:37 p.m. by admin

Two months before the heat period, which most often coincides with cuts, the Minister of Water and Sanitation visited the facilities of the National Office for Water and Sanitation (ONEA …

Covid-19 pandemic: A young Burkinabe makes masks in Canada

Published Jan. 21, 2021, 9:36 p.m. by admin

In Canada, Mahamadi Sawadogo makes masks to protect against COVID-19. Faced with the spread of Covid-19, wearing a mask remains one of the effective ways to stop the spread of …

Zéphirin Diabré: "The UPC has sovereignly decided to respond to President Kaboré's request"

Published Jan. 21, 2021, 3:04 a.m. by admin

At the dawn of the new year, activists from the Union for Progress and Change (UPC) gathered on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 in Ouagadougou. They took the opportunity to offer …

Ministry in charge of national reconciliation: Zéphirin Diabré installed in Kossyam

Published Jan. 21, 2021, 3:03 a.m. by admin

The new Minister of State, Minister to the President of Faso, in charge of national reconciliation and social cohesion, Zéphirin Diabré, was installed this Thursday, January 14, 2021 in Kossyam. …