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    • Sierra Leone: Press focuses on run-off election

      APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Sierra Leonean newspapers on Friday focus on the pending presidential run-off election, notably preparations of the two contending political parties and a court action threaten...

    • Gates Foundation invests over $1bn on healthcare in Nigeria

      APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Co-Chair, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr. Bill Gates, says his Foundation has invested over $1 billion in Nigeria’s healthcare system.

    • Swaziland braces for floods

      APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Swaziland's National Disaster Management Agency and the Meteorological Services Department warned on Friday that ongoing rains might result in flooding in parts of the country duri...


    31-Dec-2017 to 17:05

    Ouagadougou launches CFA28b sanitation, waste management project

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The city of Ouagadougou in partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Burkinabe government has initiated a project for the construction of sanitation and waste management infrastructure costing 28 billion CFA francs. APA learned on Saturday from municipal sources.

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    28-Dec-2017 to 20:03

    Burkina: Avocet Mining sells off crisis-hit Inata mine

    APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The English mining firm Avocet Mining has sold its struggling Inata gold mine in north-central Burkina Faso to the Ghana-based group Balaji Group, company officials disclosed to APA.

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    25-Dec-2017 to 15:34

    Burkina: Terror attacks cast shadow over 2017

    APA-Ouagadougou (B/Faso) — Recent terror attacks in Burkina Faso have cast a long shadow over social life and security in the country, as 2017 draws to a close.

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    21-Dec-2017 to 20:13

    Burkina tobacco tax reaches 45 percent

    APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Tax on tobacco in Burkina Faso has risen from 30 percent to 45 percent, a parliamentary source revealed on Thursday.

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    20-Dec-2017 to 14:34

    Burkina cuts trade ties with North Korea

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkina Faso has officially cut trade relations with North Korea, Foreign Minister Alpha Barry said, adding that the move is based on a resolution adopted by the United Nations.

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    15-Dec-2017 to 19:36

    B/Faso to build 125-km Ouagadougou road bypass

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The capital of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, will soon have its 125-kilometer bypass, government sources announced on Friday.

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    13-Dec-2017 to 14:21

    Sofitex secures 70b fCFA from national banking pool

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The national banking pool has granted Burkina Faso Textile Fibers (SOFITEX) 70 billion CFA francs for the 2017-2018 cotton season, APA learned from SOFITEX officials.

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