Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso mulls Egypt's support to anti-terrorism efforts

Wed, 01 May 2024 - 10:28 GMT

The diplomats from both countries also exchanged views on regional issues of mutual concern.

Egypt issues safety warning to its citizens in Burkina Faso

Thu, 03 Nov 2022 - 01:07 GMT

The ministry concluded its statement by advising Egyptian citizens to limit their trips to Burkina Faso to necessities only, in order to not risk their safety.

Egypt Defense Minister, Burkinabe counterpart discuss ways of enhancing military cooperation

Sun, 07 Aug 2022 - 05:23 GMT

A protocol of cooperation in the field of defense was also signed between the two sides.

ElSewedy Electric decides to establish branches in Burkina Faso, achieves LE3.8B profits

Wed, 09 Feb 2022 - 04:13 GMT

As for the standalone profits, the company recorded profits of LE1.1 billion during 2021, compared to LE 2.3 billion during 2020.

Bande earns Burkina Faso first points at Cup of Nations

Fri, 14 Jan 2022 - 11:18 GMT

Burkina showed more attacking intent in yet another 1-0 result, the 10th in 14 games at the tournament.

Egypt condoles with Niger, Burkina Faso over terrorist attacks

Fri, 20 Aug 2021 - 06:51 GMT

Egypt has expressed its sincere condolences to Niger and Burkina Faso over the victims of two attacks that took place near the borders between the two countries, leaving large of victims and injuries.

Egyptian Agency of Partnership for Development provides Burkina Faso with medical equipment, medicine

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 - 12:46 GMT

A ceremony was held in the headquarters of Burkina Faso Ministry of Health on the occasion of the aid's delivery.

Egypt extends condolences to Burkina Faso over death of dozens in terror attack

Sun, 06 Jun 2021 - 05:13 GMT

The government of Burkina Faso stated that the assailants also set homes and a market on fire.

Egypt’s FM, Burkinabe counterpart discuss bilateral relations, continental issues

Sun, 14 Feb 2021 - 03:27 GMT

Shoukry congratulated his Burkinabe counterpart on his election as a Member of Parliament while maintaining his ministerial position he has held since President Kaboré came to power, Hafez said.

Al Azhar condemns attack on Burkina Faso church

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 - 01:23 GMT

A statement issued by Al Azhar on Tuesday expressed rejection of such crimes, describing attacks on places of worship as a despicable act.

Egypt condemns recent ‘terrorist’ attacks in Burkina Faso

Fri, 27 Dec 2019 - 08:22 GMT

Egypt condemns the terrorist attacks that targeted civilians and military personnel in northern Burkina Faso over the past days, causing the death of many citizens mostly women, the foreign ministry said in a statement.

Egypt condemns Burkina Faso church attack

Mon, 13 May 2019 - 11:11 GMT

Ministry of Foreign Affairs denounced a terror attack that targeted a Catholic church in Burkina Faso; the attack killed six people and injured others.

Egypt condemns terrorist attack in Burkina Faso

Sun, 12 May 2019 - 09:08 GMT

Egypt's Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned in a statement the terrorist attack against a Catholic church in Burkina Faso.

Ahmed Dorra elected regional secretary of African Union of Cinematographers

Sun, 24 Feb 2019 - 11:07 GMT

Egyptian director and critic Ahmed Atef Dorra was elected regional secretary of the African Union of Cinematographers after a rigorous competition.

Burkina Faso's prime minister and government resign

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 - 08:51 GMT

Burkina Faso’s government and Prime Minister Paul Kaba Thieba stood down on Friday, according to a statement released by the country’s president.

Video: A village where people 'love' to sit on crocodiles

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 - 02:30 GMT

Crocodiles may be one of the deadliest hunters, but in a village in Burkina Faso it is not unusual to see someone sitting atop one of the fearsome reptiles.

Egypt condemns attacks on French embassy, army HQ in Burkina Faso

Sat, 03 Mar 2018 - 08:36 GMT

Egypt has strongly condemned the terrorist attacks that targeted the French Embassy and army headquarters in Burkina Faso on Friday.

French ambassador says explosion in Burkina Faso is "terrorist attack"

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 - 11:29 GMT

A "terrorist attack" has hit Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou, France's ambassador to West Africa's Sahel region said.

Explosion and fire at Burkina Faso army HQ - Reuters witness

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 - 11:29 GMT

An explosion rocked Burkina Faso's army headquarters in the capital Ouagadougou on Friday and black smoke could be seen billowing above, a Reuters witness said.

Benin buoyed by Macron pledge on African heritage

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 - 12:12 GMT

French President Emmanuel Macron made a surprise announcement during his recent African tour, saying in Burkina Faso's capital that one of his priorities was to restore African cultural treasures.