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    25-Jun-2018 to 12:47

    Burkina Faso: President Kaboré to run for second term

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré of Burkina Faso, whose term ends in a year and a half, said Sunday night that he will contest in the 2020 presidential election.

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    01-Jun-2018 to 11:27

    Burkina Faso abolishes death penalty

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The National Assembly in Burkina Faso Thursday approved an amendment to the 1996 criminal code which abolishes the death penalty in the West African country.

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    24-May-2018 to 15:07

    Burkina Faso severs ties with Taiwan

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkina Faso has officially severed diplomatic relations with Taiwan, the Foreign Affairs and Regional Cooperation Minister, Alpha Barry, announced Thursday at a press briefing in Ouagadougou.

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    16-May-2018 to 19:34

    Burkina plans Thursday homage for Michel Kafando

    APA-Ouagadougou (B/Faso) — Burkina Faso will pay tribute to its former caretaker president Michel Kafando for outstanding contribution to his country, a statement from the Culture ministry discloced on Wednesday.

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    09-May-2018 to 16:57

    Burkina coup trial postponed yet again

    APA-Ouagadougou (B/Faso) — The trial over a failed coup in Burkina Faso, which was suspended for a month, resumed on Wednesday morning only to be postponed yet again.

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    30-Apr-2018 to 11:32

    UN mobilizes CFAf300b for Burkinabe development plan

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The United Nations System announced it has mobilized CFA300 billion francs (US$555 million) for the process for sustainable transformation in Burkina Faso in 2018-2020.

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    17-Apr-2018 to 17:57

    Burkina to host African Zone III karate championship

    APA-Ouagadougou (B/Faso) — Burkina Faso will host the 17th African Karate Championship from 18 to 22nd April in Ouagadougou, the country’s federation for the sport announced on Tuesday.

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