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Using Courses in the Classroom : ‎Burkina‏ Institute of Technology

Susanne Pertl, founder and president of the Burkina Institute of Technology (BIT), talks to us about the newly formed BIT and its mission to build future generations of young leaders and professionals in Burkina Faso.

EDX - 2019-02-22 14:51:56

Flintlock 2019 gathers special operations forces from 34 nations to train in ‎Burkina‏ Faso

Operation Flintlock is an exercise held and led by an African host nation every year since 2005. It incorporates several actors in the security spectrum, such as military, law enforcement, justice, government, and civil society. Participants are from mainly North and West Africa Special Operations F

THENEWSREP.COM - 2019-02-21 20:00:28

‎Burkina‏ Faso : Muslims murder 72-year-old Christian missionary

“Kill them wherever you find them,” says the Qur’an (2:191; 4:89, cf. 9:5). “TERRORISM VICTIM: Spanish missionary killed in terrorist attack in Burkina Faso,” by Cathy Elelman, EuroWeekly News, February 16, 2019 (thanks to The Religion of Peace):


Jihadists kill Spanish priest in ‎Burkina‏ Faso

A Spanish priest has been murdered by suspected jihadists in Burkina Faso. Antonio César Fernández, a Salesian priest who served in the province of French West Africa, was returning from a meeting in Lome, Togo, when his car was attacked at a checkpoint.


‎Burkina‏ Faso : Former Prime Minister to contest 2020 poll

Former Burkinabe Prime Minister, Kadré Désiré Ouédraogo has announced his candidacy for the 2020 presidential election. Ouédraogo made the announcement to the applause of more than three thousand supporters gathered at the Maison de la culture in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso’s second largest city.


‎Burkina‏ Faso and U.S. DC National Guard Sign Partnership

The District of Columbia National Guard and the National Armed Forces of Burkina Faso signed a partnership agreement on 1 February. This initiative occurs under the Department of Defense’s State Partnership Program (SPP) which brings together different National Guards with U.S. partners around the w


Spanish priest , customs officers killed in ‎Burkina‏ Faso

A Spanish priest and four customs officers were killed in separate attacks by suspected jihadists in Burkina Faso, which is struggling with a radical Islamist insurgency, local sources said.


More than a million need humanitarian aid in ‎Burkina‏ Faso : UN

Ouagadougou (AFP) - More than a million people in Burkina Faso, a country plagued by jihadist violence, are in need of humanitarian aid, the UN and the government said Thursday as they launched a plan to raise $100 million for an emergency plan.


Fear of attacks keeps 150,000 children away from school in ‎Burkina‏

Ouagadougou (AFP) - More than 150,000 children are not going to school in Burkina Faso because of the threat of jihadist violence, the education minster has said, warning of a "deteriorating" situation in the West African nation.

YAHOO! - 2019-02-22 08:18:10

U.N. says fighting , instability have displaced 100,000 in ‎Burkina‏ Faso

GENEVA (Reuters) - More than 100,000 people have been displaced by factional fighting and lawlessness in Burkina Faso, most within the past two months, according to a U.N. report published on Tuesday.


Man Of God Claims Kidnapped Girls Now In ‎Burkina‏ And Ivory Coast

The Founder and General Overseer of God's Crown Chapel, Prophet Reindolph Oduro Gyebi, has revealed that the three young girls kidnapped by a Nigerian suspect in Takoradi, the capital of the Western Region, have been transported to The Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso.


Muslim Militants Slay Missionary Priest in ‎Burkina‏ Faso

A group of Islamic terrorists opened fire on a customs post in southern Burkina Faso Friday, slaying a missionary priest as well as four customs officials, Vatican News reported Saturday.


Sahel instability spreading to coastal West Africa - ‎Burkina‏ Faso

MUNICH, Germany (Reuters) - Islamist militants are increasing their activity in West Africa despite the establishment of a regional force to combat them in the Sahel region, and they are now threatening coastal countries, Burkina Faso’s foreign minister said on Saturday.


Bomb Hidden On Corpse Kills ‎Burkina‏ Faso Soldiers

A bomb hidden on a corpse dressed in military uniform has killed two soldiers in Burkina Faso, the military said Friday. The booby-trapped male body had been left just outside the northern town of Djibo, near the border with Mali, and a team was sent to investigate, a statement from the armed forces


Bomb hidden in corpse kills ‎Burkina‏ Faso army doctor

A bomb hidden in a corpse dressed in military uniform killed an army doctor and wounded two police officers in northern Burkina Faso, a security official told AFP on Thursday. Soldiers and police were sent to inspect the male body after it was discovered abandoned on a road in the town of Djibo near


Chelsea 's tactics exposed by the case of Bertrand Traore ... but FIFA have not confirmed whether he was one of the 29 signings which led to transfer ban

Bertrand Traore's phone would occasionally beep and the name on the screen would be that of Chelsea superstar Eden Hazard. That was before Traore, then on loan at Ajax, took on Manchester United in the Europa League final of 2017.

DAILY MAIL - 2019-02-22 22:30:00

Issah Samir returns on Landmark Promotions ' Independence Day Bash March 6

Former IBF youth world champion, Issah Samir (16-0, 14 KOs) makes a return to the ring on Ghana’s Independence Day, 6 March against experienced Burkinabe, Patrick Soutoke (23-6-1, 11 KOs) at the Bukom Boxing Arena in Accra.

BOXING247.COM - 2019-02-21 05:27:43


Mali will take on unbeaten Senegal on Sunday in the final of the Total U-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Niamey as both side seek for their first U-20 continental glory. The highly anticipated clash at the Stade General Seyni Kountche will be a repeat of the opening Group B match which Senegal won 2-0 i


‎Burkina‏ Faso knows , it takes a prepared team to respond to outbreaks and other emergencies

Koudougou, 15 February 2019 – In emergency situations, such as outbreaks, disasters and mass casualty events, “good intentions” are not enough. Well-prepared teams are imperative to withstand the impact of any emergency, let alone the increasing frequency of them.


Ripple Effect : Rice farmers , Part 1

Democracy is not just about people. Knowing the etymology of the word, this may seem a bizarre statement. Democracy literally means “rule of people.” But democracy, in its most common form — the representative republic — is also spatial. Geography matters. And since many of the world’s richest and m