Waho Begins Health Specialists Meeting
[NEWS] The West African Health Organization on Wednesday, November 23, 2017 began a two-day meeting for Health Communication specialists in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
President KaborĂ© Wants France to Extradite Ex-President's Brother
[RFI] Burkina Faso's President Roch Marc Christian KaborĂ© has called for France to extradite the brother of his ousted predecessor, despite the fact that the death penalty still exists in his country.
African Leaders Commit to Fighting Malnutrition
[Global Nutrition Report] Milan -African leaders gathered at a summit to address the global crisis of malnutrition helped to galvanise US3.4bn including US$640 million in new commitments, organisers said today.
Norbert Zongo's Murder - Govt Demands Suspect's Extradition From France
[MFWA] Authorities in Burkina Faso are demanding the extradition of Simone Compaore, brother of ex-Burkinabe dictator Blaise Compaore after the former was arrested in Paris in connection with the killing of Norbert Zongo, Burkina Faso's most famous journalist.
France Arrests Former President's Brother Over Journalist's Death
[RFI] The brother of Burkina Faso's deposed President Blaise CompaorĂ© was arrested at Paris's Charles De Gaulle airport on Sunday in connection with the 1998 murder of an investigative journalist.
Several Dead From Burkina Faso Mosquito Fever
[CAJ News] Ouagadougou -AT least 11 people are dead after the mosquito-borne dengue fever sweeping through the conflict-prone Burkina Faso. The deaths have been recorded from 4 000 cases mostly in the capital city Ouagadougou. Dr. YamĂ©ogo Issaka, the government's head of epidemiological surveillance service, announced government had put in place a plan to fight the fever. Strategies include space spraying operations in Ouagadougou, exchange meetings, broadcasts of key messages on local radios and the acquisition and pre-po
Soccer - Ellis & Van Wyk Speak After 4-0 Win Over Burkina Faso
[SAFA] 23 October 2017 - The Sasol-sponsored Banyana Banyana ran riot over Burkina Faso on Sunday 22 October at the Dobsonville Stadium with a 4-0 victory over the West-Africans.
Soccer - Kgatlana Stars As Banyana Thrash Burkina Faso
[Sascoc] Two goals in each half saw the Banyana Banyana national women's football side downing Burkina Faso 4-0 in Dobsonville, Soweto on Sunday.