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Suspected Jihadists Kill at Least 6 in Northern ‎Burkina‏ Faso

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Local government and security officials say suspected jihadists have staged an attack in Burkina Faso's northern Soum province, killing at least six people. Issa Tamboura, mayor of the provincial capital Djibo, said Friday the heavily armed assailants came on motorbikes a

NEW YORK TIMES - 2017-11-17 18:24:44

‎Burkina‏ Faso : Teaching mothers to detect malnutrution

When ALIMA and its partners, Keoogo and SOS Medecins BF, came to Zalissa's village in central Burkina Faso, the 37-year-old mother of four, who also cares for her 20-month-old niece, had only a vague understanding of what malnutrition is. She had no idea how to tell if her kids were properly nourish

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-11-17 16:24:00

Newcastle Consider Move for Teenage ‎Burkina‏ Faso Hotshot Who Is Gathering Attention Across Europe

Newcastle are said to be eyeing a move for 19-year-old African striker Hassane Bande. The youngster currently plies his trade in the Belgian Jupiler League with KV Mechelen and has caught the eyes of several scouts across the continent with eight goals in just 10 appearances for the club this season

90MIN.COM - 2017-11-17 15:28:20

‎Burkina‏ Faso : Food Security Crisis Emergency Plan of Action -LRB- EPoA -RRB- - DREF operation n MDRBF014 Update n 1

In the last week of September and first week of October, the security situation in Burkina Faso was of concern, with attacks perpetrated by armed groups, especially in the provinces of Soum and Oudalan. At field level, these attacks resulted in Burkina Faso Red Cross (BRCS) operational teams being d

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-11-17 11:10:00

Ghana To Supply ‎Burkina‏ Faso 100mw Electricity Power

The Energy Minister, Boakye Agyarko has indicated, Ghana will supply 100mw of power to Burkina Faso daily, and works has alread starte on the transmission lines from Bolgatanga to Burkina Faso for the supply. "We have been supplying power to Burkina Faso in a smaller quantity of 0.5 megawatts since


Senegal make ‎Burkina‏ Faso 's appeal pointless after beating Bafana

Bafana missed out on the chance to move off the bottom of the Group D log after missing a penalty and eventually losing the match in Dakar South Africa has officially failed in their bid to qualify for the 2018 Fifa World Cup following their Tuesday's 2-1 defeat to Senegal. Stuart Baxter's men wer


Tanks rolls into Zimbabwe 's capital amid rumours of possible COUP against President Robert Mugabe

Tanks have been spotted heading into Zimbabwe capital Harare amid rumours of a possible COUP against President Robert Mugabe. We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story. For the latest news and breaking news visit Mirror.co.uk/news . Get all the b


‎Burkina‏ Faso vs Cape Verde Islands Score : World Cup Qualifier

Burkina Faso vs Cape Verde Islands Score: World Cup Qualifier ST LOUIS (LALATE) - Burkina Faso vs Cape Verde Islands 2017 (live score results below) features two teams looking for a big win in a World Cup qualifier. The game heats up WC Qualification Africa qualification today in week 6. But can B


Bafana Bafana still in with World Cup chance as ‎Burkina‏ Faso appeals Fifa 's decision for replay

Bafana need to beat Senegal on Tuesday night to stand any chance of qualifying for the Fifa World Cup provided Burkina Faso wins their appeal case Burkina Faso Football Association has not given up on securing a spot in next year's Fifa World Cup finals in Russia. The Burkinabe have confirmed that


Endeavour Mining identifies new targets at mines in ‎Burkina‏ Faso

Endeavour Mining has identified new targets at both its Hounde and Karma gold mines in Burkina Faso. With respect to the Hounde operation, an initial reconnaissance exploration drilling campaign conducted earlier this year validated its exploration potential. High-grade mineralisation was identified


Endeavour expands mineralised zones at key ‎Burkina‏ Faso mines

VANCOUVER (miningweekly.com) - West Africa focused gold producer Endeavour Mining has expanded the mineralised trends at both its Hounde and Karma gold mines, in Burkina Faso, the company announced on Monday. At its flagship Hounde operation, which declared commercial production ahead of schedule


‎Burkina‏ Faso 's cotton output to stand at 563,000 tons in 2017/2018

(Ecofin Agency) - In Burkina Faso, forecasts for the 2017/2018 cotton harvest were scaled down. The nation which initially aimed for an output of 650,000 tons, should finally produce 563,000 tons, or 17.5% less than during the previous year. According to the Societe burkinab des fibres textiles (SOF


Polokwane City assessing ‎Burkina‏ Faso international Soumaila Belem

The Ivory Coast-born defender was spotted in City's colours during a friendly with the University of Pretoria in Tshwane on Friday. The 26-year-old is currently on the books of Ivorian side Africa Sports, meaning he could only join Rise and Shine in January when the transfer window re-opens should h


‎Burkina‏ Faso : Ansar ul Islam attack leaves a dozen militants dead

Burkina Faso, West Africa has some of the most dangerous borders in the world-with Mali and Niger as its neighbors it's only a matter of time before the chaos spills over. Burkina Faso has enjoyed peaceful times even at the heights of the War in Mali, but recently Islamic Terror Groups (ITGs) operat


4 militants killed in ambush on ‎Burkina‏ Faso patrol

Malian soldiers taking part in the 'Hawbi' tactical coordination operation and soldiers of the France's Barkhane mission patrol on November 2, 2017 in central Mali, in the border zone with Burkina Faso and Niger as a joint anti-jihadist force linking countries in the Sahel began operations on Novemb


In 2018 , ‎Burkina‏ 's gold output will rise by more than 200,000 ounces due to Boungou mine

(Ecofin Agency) - Last Tuesday, the mining firm SEMAFO has announced that the construction of its Boungou gold mine in Burkina Faso was 63% complete and that it should start production in Q1 2018. Once online, the mine should produce an average of 226,000 ounces of gold per year over its first three


‎Burkina‏ Faso gets $ 70 million loan from BOAD

The West African Development Bank (BOAD) has granted a $70 million loan to Burkina Faso to support three priority projects of the West African nation's National Economic and Social Development Plan (PNDES). The loan will allow the country to develop its infrastructure. It will fund the feasibility s


In this ‎Burkina‏ Faso town , fighting crime depends on dialogue

As coalition forces are putting the squeeze on al-Qaida and Islamic State terrorist networks in the Middle East, the extremist groups are moving to Africa to make their mark. In Niger in Western Africa, four U.S. soldiers were killed in an ambush Oct. 4 as they were helping search for a senior membe


Paradise Papers - ‎Burkina‏ Faso 's development dreams lost in the offshore world

Documents from the Paradise Papers reveal how Glencore made secret payments, battled cash-strapped countries in court and sought to reduce its tax bill around the world. When one of the world's biggest miners turns up in a small town in Africa, the local residents and officials had hopes of a better


‎Burkina‏ Faso to withdraw from Quaurry Life Award

The Dande limestone quarry has had to withdraw from the 2018 Quarry Life Award due to continuing threats to safety and security in Burkino Faso and, more specifically, in the region where the activities are located. "The safety and wellbeing of participants and staff is our priority and cannot be gu