Burkina Faso - Afrik.com : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper http://www.afrik-news.com/ Afrik.com, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en Afrik-news.com : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper http://www.afrik-news.com/images/logo_moyen.gif http://www.afrik-news.com/ FAO steps up aid to Sahel pastoralists: Poor rains impact food production in Niger, Chad, Burkina Faso and Mali http://www.afrik-news.com/article17438.html Thu, 22 Apr 2010 12:43:22 +0200 FAO is stepping up aid to herders and pastoralists in Niger and Chad amid a growing food crisis caused by last year's poor rains that have resulted in a steep decline in agricultural production and dried out livestock pastures. Warrantage scheme boosts Niger farm incomes http://www.afrik-news.com/article17319.html Tue, 13 Apr 2010 03:42:13 +0200 An ingenious financing scheme designed by FAO to allow African smallholder farmers to make more money is to be scaled up in Niger, where it was pioneered, and extended to Burkina Faso, Mali and Senegal. Terrorism in Africa: Best way forward is economic development http://www.afrik-news.com/article17198.html Mon, 22 Mar 2010 14:11:59 +0100 Representatives from seven African countries met, Tuesday, March 16, in Algiers to assess the security situation in the Sahel-Saharan region. Participants at the conference stressed the urgent need to address economic development in the region. Djamel Belayachi CAN 2010: Young Black Stars shine against Burkina Faso http://www.afrik-news.com/article16805.html Tue, 19 Jan 2010 19:58:41 +0100 Ghana needed a win to book their ticket for the quarter finals of the 2010 African Cup of Nations. The goal was reached thanks to an Andre Ayew header. 1-0, the bare minimum but who's looking? Nicholas Mc Anally CAN 2010: Ivory Coast - Burkina Faso game, a strong warning to Ghana http://www.afrik-news.com/article16761.html Tue, 12 Jan 2010 04:04:49 +0100 The Ivory Coast was held to a goalless draw by Burkina Faso (0-0), Monday night in Cabinda. After Togo's demise, it is now a three team group with Ghana sitting on the sidelines on the first day of the group's match. Desmond North, Nicholas Mc Anally West Africa: A common visa for UEMOA states http://www.afrik-news.com/article16547.html Fri, 27 Nov 2009 15:31:22 +0100 The West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) has moved a step closer to establishing a common visa that will allow free movement within its eight member states. Capucine Dayen Racing in the United States to save lives in Burkina Faso http://www.afrik-news.com/article16402.html Mon, 02 Nov 2009 14:48:35 +0100 When Eric Tiénou, a Burkinabé American and avid cyclist based in New York City, learned that devastating flooding in West Africa had killed at least 150 people and displaced hundreds of thousands more, he knew he could help. Laura Henderson Burkina Faso: Investors snatch up shares despite meltdown http://www.afrik-news.com/article16168.html Tue, 15 Sep 2009 18:39:22 +0200 The surprise success of the first-ever sale of corporate stocks to the public in Burkina Faso has forced a rethink about African attitudes to investment and opened new possibilities for financing private sector activities. Ernest Harsch Growing climate related disasters in Africa justify Meles Zenawi's threats http://www.afrik-news.com/article16141.html Tue, 08 Sep 2009 14:49:12 +0200 Over 70 people have been killed and about 430 000 others displaced from their homes after several weeks of torrential rains. The UN fears a looming humanitarian catastrophe. African leaders believe that this unusual outburst of nature is linked to the effect of greenhouse gas emissions blamed global warming and are demanding compensation from rich countries, the principal polluters. Africa, the hardest hit by the consequences of climate change has contributed little to this phenomenon. This issue will be raised by the Ethiopian Prime Minister, Meles Zenawi, at the global environmental summit scheduled to take place in Copenhagen at the end of the year. Patrick K. Johnsson, René Dassié Prostitute! Forced sex through Africa to Europe on a bus http://www.afrik-news.com/article15498.html Sat, 28 Mar 2009 13:07:35 +0100 Janny just arrived in Paris. She is West African, abused, raped, exploited, she thought that her life would be much better in Europe. To tell the truth, she had no other options. She was threatened and forced into Europe alongside her sister. At twenty and under death threats, she finds herself selling her body on the streets of the French capital, Paris. Janny has no one to turn to. She accepted to tell her story to Afrik-news.com. Afrik.com Ethiopian film maker, Haile Gerima, does it again http://www.afrik-news.com/article15401.html Mon, 09 Mar 2009 17:52:23 +0100 It came as no surprise when "Teza" was awarded with the first prize at the 21st Festival of Cinema and Television of Ouagadougou (FESPACO), Saturday. The film directed by Ethiopian film-maker, Haile Gerima, has already been awarded in Venice and Carthage, where he received the Golden Tanit. In Ouagadougou, the audience and jury, in a rare display unanimity, agreed to honour the Ethiopian film-maker once again. P. Boureima Salouka "Thomas Sankara, the struggle is on" opens in Paris http://www.afrik-news.com/article14472.html Thu, 11 Sep 2008 19:16:41 +0200 The former Burkinabe Head of State, assassinated in a coup d'etat in October 1987 which brought the current President Blaise Campaore to power, kept Rice is up by 27% in Burkina Faso http://www.afrik-news.com/article14102.html Sun, 20 Jul 2008 11:00:38 +0200 World food programme alerts on high food prices in Burkina Faso Sahel: Sahel climate change diary - Day 1 http://www.afrik-news.com/article13748.html Tue, 03 Jun 2008 16:15:07 +0200 Jan Egeland, the UN Secretary General's Special Adviser on conflict is travelling in the Sahel to bring attention to climate change and conflict OUAGADOUGOU, 2 June 2008 (IRIN) - The UN Secretary General's Special Advisor on conflict, Jan Egeland, is travelling in the Sahel this week to draw the world's attention to a region the UN says is experiencing the worst effects of climate change in the world. He is writing a diary for IRIN, and this is the first instalment from the Burkina Faso capital, Ouagadougou. BADEA lends to Kenya, Mali, Burkina and Burundi http://www.afrik-news.com/article13418.html Tue, 29 Apr 2008 15:01:29 +0200 The loans are in line with the set goals of BADEA to boost the social and economic development in African countries - south of the Sahara.