Six Gambian Youths Attend Vocational Training in Burkina Faso
[Daily Observer]The Ministry of Youth and Sports, through the National Youth Council (NYC) and the National Youth Service Scheme (NYSS), has sent six Gambian youths to Burkina Faso for training at the Ziniare Vocational Training Centre.
Aguidi Foovi Desired in Belgium
[Africa Top Sports]The second best striker of Burkina Faso first division championship with 12 realizations this season, Aguidi Foovi can land in Belgium. The Togolese striker is courted by several Belgian clubs. The player of Santos FC is on the small paper of Gantoise. The Epervier knows well the Belgian club, for he spent the tries during the last mercato. Unfortunately a disease deprived him to sign his lease.
A Thousand Sankaras Come of Age
[ThinkAfricaPress]In 1987, Blaise CompaorĂ© overthrew Sankara and took over the presidency. 27 years later, Sankara's ghost may be coming back to return the favour.
Security Council Condemns Recent Deadly Suicide Attack UN Base
[UN News]The Security Council today condemned in the strongest terms Saturday's suicide attack on a United Nations base in Ber, Mali, that killed two UN Burkinabe peacekeepers and injured seven others.
Abdoulaye CissĂ© Joined Zamalek
[Africa Top Sports]Return in Zamalek for Abdoulaye CissĂ©. The Burkinabe striker back from Al Ittihad Tripoli in Libya made a commitment on Sunday with the Egyptian training for three seasons. CissĂ© knows well Zamalek, for he evolved there during 2012-2013 season. But remained unpaid for many months, he then left the club in July, 2013.
Laptop Seized, Documents Searched As Offices of Investigative Publication Burgled
[IFEX]Media Foundation for West Africa
Office of Newspaper Burgled
[MFWA]The offices of L'EvĂ¨nement, a private bi-monthly investigative publication was on the early hours of July 31, 2014 burgled by unknown persons.
Obama Backs French Fight Against Militants
[RFI]US President Barack Obama directed nearly 7,500 million euros (10 million dollars) to bolster a major French counterterrorism mission in Africa's Sahel region.
Is Country Heading for a Showdown?
[IRIN]Ouagadougou -Burkina Faso's next elections are not due until November 2015, but political tensions have risen in the past year owing to suspicions that President Blaise CompaorĂ© is looking to prolong his 27-year rule by contesting the polls.
Kenyan Elected Head of Continental Catholic Press Union
[CISA]Bamako -A Kenyan journalist, Mr George Sunguh has been elected the new chairman of the Union of the Catholic African Press (UCAP) taking over from Alexandre Rouamba of Burkina Faso who has held the position since 2005.
Kerry, Burkina Faso President Campaore Before Meeting in Washington
[State Department]REMARKS Secretary of State John Kerry And Burkina Faso President Blaise Campaore Before Their Meeting
Entrepreneurs Turning to Crowdfunding
[Deutsche Welle]The banks wouldn't give him a loan, so Cameroonian Georges Badjangs approached a crowdfunding platform. Although relatively unknown in Africa, this alternative source of finance is helping his firm grow.
KombouarĂ© Wants to Be Patient
[Africa Top Sports]Antoine KombouarĂ© does not press himself in search of players during this Mercato summer. According to the coach of RC Lens, he still has time.
Skyvision Wins Bid for a Communications Project With Bank of Africa in Burkina Faso
[CIO]SkyVision Global Networks, a global communications provider, has announced the successful implementation of the first phase of its project with the Bank of Africa (BOA) Burkina Faso, the country's second largest financial institution.