Accueil / Country / West Africa / Burkina Faso (page 10)

Burkina Faso

FATOGO 2014: Craftmen on the way to become entrepreneurs!

Dapaong, a city situated in the North at about 638 km far from Togolese capital, has been vibrating since 16th April 2014 in the rythm of the 7th edition of craft industry and cultural Fair (FA-TOGO). Introduced by Africaworld, the theme chosen for this fair is: « Craft industry and social …

Voir Plus »

7th edition of Africa Rythms: Lomé in sideshow from 28th April to 3rd May 2014

 « Akcents Croisés », initiator of international festival of musics « Africa Rythms« , launched the 7th edition of the event which will be held in Lomé (Togo) from 28th April 3rd May 2014. The cultural and artistic meeting which aims to be a framework of share and exchange between actors of the sector, …

Voir Plus »

RD Congo: « Grand Inga », soon the biggest hydroelectric power plant of the world

The project means a lot to Congolese government since several years. It is henceforth workable. Democratic Republic of Congo (RDC) will launch in 2015 at Inga on Congo river, the building work of the biggest hydroelectric power plant of the world. With a production of 40 000 MW, the project …

Voir Plus »

Human rights: Beginning of registrations for the 5th summer school of Ouaga.

You are between 20 and 30 years old, you live in Africa and you militate within a human rights organization or in civil society, seize the opportunity and participate in the fifth session of summer schools of human rights which will be held from 4th to 10th August 2014 in …

Voir Plus »

Tiken Jah Fakoly: «Dernier appel», his new album coming out on 2nd June.

On 2nd June 2014, Ivory Coast artist Tiken Jah Fakoly will proceed to official launch of « Dernier appel » (The last call), his new album. The reggae icon remained faithful to his principles. He one more time reaffirmed his commitment by Africains sides.  Contrary to « African revolution » the previous album of …

Voir Plus »

Ivory Coast: Total made a “promising” oil discovery.

One year after the first offshore discovery in the bassin of Tano, the French group Total has just announced oil discovery off San Pedro (southwest of Ivory Coast). « The exploration well Saphir-1XB on the block IC 514, operated by Total, proved the existence of liquid hydrocarbons in deep offshore, in …

Voir Plus »

E-business: Congolese group 242 Industry launched their labels

They chose Internet to promote their music (Rap) and they did not regret it. The Congoleses Fajjakir, Büshi and Nick NiZa of 242 Industry group based in Dakar (Senegal) did not wait for the support of a showbiz tycoon before getting known. Thanks to social networks, the group made reputation …

Voir Plus »

Ivory Coast: Five new rural localities supplied with drinking water

Access to drinking water in faraway zones in Africa is a current issue. Government of Ivory Coast, conscious of the situation set as goal to increase the coverage rate in drinking water of the country at 82,5 % in 2015. To achieve this they inaugurated last Saturday in the district …

Voir Plus »

Irene Koki Mutungi: the 1st African lady, captain in commands of a Boeing 787

The Kenyan pilot Irene Koki Mutungi has not to envy her colleagues men. Chief pilot, she is the first African woman captain in air transport history. Daughter of a father pilot, Kiko has fed since her childhood the ambition to succeed to her father. She is a captain today and …

Voir Plus »

World Bank: Creation of 19 African centers of excellence soon.

The World Bank wants to make of adequacy training – employment, a reality in Africa. The institution has just allocated a 150 million dollars envelope for the creation of the African centers of excellence in seven (7) countries of west and central Africa. With African centers of excellence, World Bank …

Voir Plus »

Senegal: Pape Diouf, happy godfather of the 4th Sargal Foot Pro.

The former president of Olympic of Marseille (OM) is supporting to Senegalese local footbal. The candidate for Marseille city hall agreed to be the sponsor of the 4th edition of Sargal Foot Pro, the gala evening that rewards Senegalese local football actors. Diouf was welcomed last Wednesday at Léopold Sédar …

Voir Plus »

Lamine Diack: the president of IAAF honored by Macky Sall

In August 2015, the Senegalese Lamine Diack (80 years old) will leave the head of International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). After 15 years of management of the world institution of athletics, Diack can be proud of his results. In his native country, he is considered as a model for …

Voir Plus »

Social commitment: Luol Deng won the Citizenship Award

Luol Deng did not win the title he wished at the beginning of the season when he was still a player of the Bulls – a ring NBA-. But, the British winger of Sudanese origin, who will not compete for play-offs, will neither have bad memory of his passage within …

Voir Plus »

Unordinary event in Togo: participate in photography competition of France embassy in Togo

Cooperation and cultural action department (SCAC) of France embassy in Togo launched on 14th April 2014, « Le Togo insolite« , a photography competition for natives of Togolese. Three prizes are involved. Winners will be chosen by Internet users and a jury chaired by the Adviser of cooperation and cultural action and …

Voir Plus »

Omar Victor Diop: the new face of photography in Africa

Nothing predestined him to photography businesses. Certified at the Business College of Paris, the Senegalese Omar Victor Diop (33 years old) worked for companies Ernst & Young and British & American Tobacco (BAT) before finding his vocation. The specialist of fashion and portraits pictures began his young professional career with …

Voir Plus »

RFI Discovery Awards: Who will succeed to Smarty of Burkina Faso?

RFI Discovery Awards edition 2014 is launched. Registrations for the competition that promotes musical talents of African continent continue on-line. As for previous editions, the Prize-winner of the Discovery Awards will benefit from 10 000 euros, a tour in Africa and a concert in Paris. Several famous names of African …

Voir Plus »

Togo vision 2030: towards accelerated growth.

After about twenty years of suspension of international community aid, Togo returns to growth. At the instigation of its president Faure Gnassingbé, several plans and programs are launched to attract investors and reduce poverty rate in the country. Government of Lomé, henceforth, goes up a gear with the ambitious project …

Voir Plus »

SEMICA 2014: mines serving ECOWAS development.

The International fair of energy, mines and quarries (SEMICA) will take place in Ouagadougou from 29th to 31st May 2014. Under the theme « Contribution of mining sector to the emergence of ECOWAS States: Current situation and perspectives », the meeting will welcome about fifty heads of States and governments and experts …

Voir Plus »

Jazz in Ouaga: Follow the program of the 22nd edition

The towns of Bobo Dioulasso and Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) will welcome, from 25th April to 3rd May 2014, the 22nd edition of Jazz in Ouaga, the festival that garthers lovers of this musical genre every year in this country. About fifteen artists coming from Burkina Faso, Ghana, Ivory Coast, DR …

Voir Plus »

The 1st Ivorian craft fair: Moroccan Laksis Fatima won the MIVA Prize

Moroccan art was under the spotlight during the first edition of Ivorian Craft Fair that came to an end last Sunday at Treichville Sports center (Abidjan). International cultural Appointment was the opportunity to reward several actors working for promotion of the sector. All in all eight prizes were awarded at …

Voir Plus »

Nigeria:President Jonathan’s daughter’s wedding that inflames the web!

This is the news that is making buzz this week on social networks in Africa. Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan has entertained with great ceremony to offer to his daughter Faith Sakwe, a sublime wedding. Fairy’s dress, glittering reception hall, nothing was neglected. The wedding ceremony of Faith and Godswill Osim …

Voir Plus »

15th Summit of Francophony: Senegal wants « a popular success »

Senegal will accommodate from November, 29th and 30th 2014, the 15th summit of Francophony. The organizing country is planning to make of this international meeting « a popular success ». It was in this context that Friends Group of Francophony (GAF) organized last Sunday a ramble that crossed several streets of Dakar. …

Voir Plus »

International half marathon of Cotonou: the Beninese Bentille Allassane winner

Absent from tracks during a year, Beninese athlete Bentille Allassane lost nothing of her flexibility and her speed. The young mother was imperturbable last Saturday during the 6th edition of international half marathon of Cotonou. She arrived before her Nigerian competitor Mikael lydi (1H24’40) and won the envelope for 2 …

Voir Plus »

Ali Bongo and Alassane Ouattara: «becoming champions South-South cooperation»

Gabonese president Ali Bongo made on Friday, 11th April 2014 a working and friendship visit to his homologue Ivorian Alassane Ouattara. Both heads of states evoked several subjects among which, strengthening of South-South cooperation. At his exit of audience that lasted for three hours, Gabonese president indicated that at this …

Voir Plus »

Foufoumix: the invention of Togolese Logou Minsob to easy up houseworks

He is making the happiness of households of west and central Africa. Foufoumix, invention of Togolese electronics engineer Logou Minsob helps obtaining foufou (African dish made from tubers) in 8 minutes. Before the creation of this small machine, tubers (yams, manioc…) were generally pounded by women in painful conditions and …

Voir Plus »

Innovation Prizes for Africa 2014: the 10 finalists listed!

African Foundation Innovation published on Thursday, April 10th, the list of 10 finalists in competition for the prestigious  Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA). The best ten inventions chosen over 700 presented will substantially improve lifestyle of Africans. From cooking including ICTS and medicine, everything is made up to facilitate everyday …

Voir Plus »

Ciné Droit Libre: « Mandela, a long walk to freedom » shown last Monday in Dakar

Dakar will host from 14th to 19th April 2014, the fourth edition of the film festival committed to the cause of human rights and freedom of speech, « Ciné Droit Libre » (Movie Free right). As its name indicates it, the festival essentially shows films and documentaries that defend human rights and freedom …

Voir Plus »

Fashion and media: Togolese journalists will make show on 3rd May

It belongs to cultural events the most mediatized in Togo. “T of media”, this original concept that consists in making of media professionals, models, evening time, will be at its third edition on 3rd May 2013. Introduced by DBD Com and Parteners, the event is within the framework of press …

Voir Plus »

Aimes-Afrique: the NGO carries hospital towards populations.

The NGO « Doctors’ International Association for Education and Health promotion in Africa » (AIMES-Afrique), is committed « to carry hospital towards populations. »It is what explains this new trip of the NGO to deep Togo. Dr Michel Kodom chairman of Aimes-Afrique and his team have been staying since 6th April in the prefecture …

Voir Plus »
Traduction »