France Will Open Secret Sankara Files, Macron Says

[RFI] President Emmanuel Macron kicked off his maiden African tour Tuesday by vowing to declassify secret French files on Burkina Faso’s assassinated leader and announcing a billion-euro fund for African businesses.

[RFI] President Emmanuel Macron kicked off his maiden African tour Tuesday by vowing to declassify secret French files on Burkina Faso's assassinated leader and announcing a billion-euro fund for African businesses.

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso

Security, Youth High on Macron’s Agenda in Burkina Faso

[VOA] French President Emmanuel Macron met with university students in Burkina Faso Tuesday, as he kicked off a three-day trip to West Africa. He is the first French president in three decades to visit Burkina Faso.

[VOA] French President Emmanuel Macron met with university students in Burkina Faso Tuesday, as he kicked off a three-day trip to West Africa. He is the first French president in three decades to visit Burkina Faso.

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso

Grenade Attack Marks Start of Macron’s Burkina Visit

[RFI] Three people were wounded in a grenade attack in Ouagadougou on Monday shortly before French President Emmanuel Macron in Burkina Faso for the opening leg of a three-day Africa tour.

[RFI] Three people were wounded in a grenade attack in Ouagadougou on Monday shortly before French President Emmanuel Macron in Burkina Faso for the opening leg of a three-day Africa tour.

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso

President Kaboré Wants France to Extradite Ex-President’s Brother

[RFI] Burkina Faso’s President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré has called for France to extradite the brother of his ousted predecessor, despite the fact that the death penalty still exists in his country.

[RFI] Burkina Faso's President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré has called for France to extradite the brother of his ousted predecessor, despite the fact that the death penalty still exists in his country.

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso

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 jou…

[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.

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso

France Arrests Former President’s Brother Over Journalist’s Death

[RFI] The brother of Burkina Faso’s deposed President Blaise Compaoré was arrested at Paris’s Charles De Gaulle airport on Sunday in connection with the 1998 murder of an investigative journalist.

[RFI] The brother of Burkina Faso's deposed President Blaise Compaoré was arrested at Paris's Charles De Gaulle airport on Sunday in connection with the 1998 murder of an investigative journalist.

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso

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. Yaméogo 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

[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. Yaméogo 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

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso

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.

[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.

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso