Burkina Faso: Latest News
Dana Sanchez, 4:09 pm
Six countries sharing West Africa’s Volta River Basin have been warned to broaden their mix of renewable energy including wind and solar and ease off of depending on hydro power or face dire water shortages due to global warming, according to a report in TimesLive. Ghana, Burkina Faso, Benin, Ivory Coast, Mali and Togo could see water […]
Dana Sanchez, 2:59 pm
U.S.-based 3M, maker of myriad consumer products, sees mining, oil and gas as potential industries for future growth in Africa, along with energy and healthcare, according to a report in NewBusinessEthiopia. Already established in Africa for 40-plus years, the company hopes to improve coverage on the continent and accelerate future growth by restructuring its business on the continent […]
Dana Sanchez, 5:46 pm
African mining operations, African safaris and African refugee camps all use tents for temporary housing, and sometimes, the need is desperate. Competition in African tent manufacturing for safaris and events has grown in the last decade with party tents taking the lead, according to a report in All Africa. In East Africa, demand for tents […]
Dana Sanchez, 3:53 pm
African Development Bank’s single-platform collection, analysis and sharing of information on Africa now gives global business leaders and investors access to data on all 54 countries in the continent, according to a report at VenturesAfrica. Users will be able to extract data, create and share customized reports, and visualize data across themes, sectors and countries through tables, charts, and […]
Dana Sanchez, 3:16 pm
A third of African countries have economies growing by more than 6 percent and almost half of them – 26 out of 54 – are now considered middle income countries, according to a new report by African Development Bank. This growth was driven by the private sector. Looking ahead, growth will rely on regional economic co-operation […]
Dana Sanchez, 3:45 pm
Hero MotorCorp.’s entry into Africa follows its May launch in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras. Its other international markets include Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Colombia.
Dana Sanchez, 11:48 am
Senegal is pledging to expand access to credit for small farmers, better target seed and fertilizer subsidies, tackle corruption and offer tax exemptions to its value-added tax system
Dana Sanchez, 6:49 pm
The world’s largest cocoa-producing region, West Africa has doubled its population every 20 years since 1960 and in cities, the number of people has tripled, a report says.
Dana Sanchez, 11:05 am
The O3b satellites could take a country like the Democratic Republic of Congo from being one of the most poorly-connected on Earth to one of the best, a report said.
Dana Sanchez, 1:48 pm
Local African communities are key stakeholders for conservation and they need real incentives, says Jeff Flocken, North American regional director for International Fund for Animal Welfare. Non-consumptive nature tourism, like wildlife viewing and photo safaris, is a much greater contributor than trophy hunting.
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