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European Union and Burkina Faso deepen bilateral partnership on economy and security
15-11-2018 | 10:50:00
The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, and the President of Burkina Faso, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, have strengthened the cooperation and partnership between the two countries.
[Burkina Faso] Oikocredit invests € 2 million in Anatrans cashew processor
15-11-2018 | 08:30:00
Burkinabe cashew processor Anatrans has welcomed social impact investor Oikocredit as a new shareholder, in a transaction that saw Dutch headquartered Oikocredit make a € 2 million investment in Anatrans.
African Development Bank approves the Africa Disaster Risks Financing Programme
30-10-2018 | 06:45:00
The African Development Bank has approved the Africa Disaster Risks Financing (ADRiFi) Programme, the institution’s first climate risk management programme to boost resilience and response to climate shocks in regional member countries.
Green Climate Fund Board approves three AfDB Green Climate Projects totaling $ 110 million
24-10-2018 | 08:59:33
The Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved funding for three proposals from the African Development Bank totaling over $110 million.
Burkina Faso, Senegal and Togo tap into e-commerce opportunities
08-10-2018 | 13:22:00
Burkina Faso, Senegal and Togo need far-reaching reforms of their infrastructure and legal systems to benefit from e-commerce, new studies of the West African countries by UNCTAD have revealed.
Côte d'Ivoire and Burkina Faso agree supply of petroleum products
02-08-2018 | 06:23:16
The General managers of SITARAIL, Quentin Gerard, the Ivorian Refining Company, Thomas Camara and the Burkinabe National Hydrocarbons Company, Hilaire Kabore, have signed an agreement to develop the supply and transport of petroleum products.
[Burkina Faso] Kwese TV and Furnmart in distribution deal
12-06-2018 | 10:34:02
Kwesé TV, a provider of premium and exclusive sports and general entertainment content has partnered with the furniture retail giant to distribute Kwesé's Direct-To-Home hardware.
[Burkina Fao] Teranga Gold increases ounces
08-06-2018 | 07:04:04
Teranga Gold Corporation has provided updated mineral resource estimate for its Wahgnion gold development project in Burkina Faso, West Africa.
IFC invests in Bank of Africa to expand SME lending in eight countries
04-06-2018 | 13:14:00
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has announced a $60 million investment in a regional risk-sharing facility to support Bank of Africa Group’s lending to small and medium enterprises in eight African countries.
[Burkina Faso] Tajiri Resources Corp to acquire full control of advanced Reo Gold Project
15-05-2018 | 09:23:00
South America mining and exploration group Tajiri Resources Corp has expressed interest in acquiring 100 per cent stake in the advanced Reo Gold Project in Burkina Faso.
Millenium Challenge Corporation $8.8 million to advance progress on development of Burkina Faso Compact
26-04-2018 | 10:30:00
The U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation has announced $8.8 million in new funding to advance the development of a five-year MCC compact in Burkina Faso to reduce poverty through economic growth.
Orange extends its solar energy services to five African countries
28-03-2018 | 07:09:22
Telecommunication company Orange has expressed its desire to become a key player in the energy transition sector in Africa, by providing services directly to the general public or as a wholesaler to public operators.
IMF approves new $157 million credit arrangement for Burkina Faso
19-03-2018 | 07:12:00
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund has approved a new three-year arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility for Burkina Faso for $157.6 million.
[Burkina Faso] African Legal Support Facility trains WAEMU members in oil exploration and opportunities
29-01-2018 | 08:14:00
The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) organized two workshops in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, on best practices for managing oil and mining exploration and exploitation contracts.
IFC, Société Générale and BNP Paribas in joint venture to finance cotton campaign in Burkina Faso
25-01-2018 | 06:20:00
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, announced a €65 million financing facility with Société Burkinabè des Fibres Textiles (SOFITEX) to finance the 2017-2018 cotton campaign in Burkina Faso.
Acquisition of Afric Power and Tieri gives ENGIE strong local presence to accelerate its expansion in energy services in West and Central Africa
15-01-2018 | 13:44:00
ENGIE has signed an agreement to acquire two companies specialising in energy services in West Africa.
[Burkina Faso] Roxgold receives government’s nod to develop the Bagassi South Project
15-01-2018 | 13:19:16
Gold mining company Roxgold has received permitting approval to develop the Bagassi South Project from the Burkina Faso Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development.
ITFC supports Burkina Faso’s cotton sector with a €107 million financing
27-12-2017 | 10:55:57
The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group has signed a EUR 107 Million Murabaha Financing Agreement to finance Burkina Faso 2017/2018 Cotton Season.
Nestle Burkina Faso launches “Race for Life” to promote healthier living
20-11-2017 | 08:47:00
Nestlé Burkina Faso, in partnership with the Mayor of Ouagadougou and the Burkinabé Pediatric Society have organised the first edition of the corporate fund raising sports event called "Race for Life," with the aim to purchase incubators for the newborns.
The Geography of Welfare in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire and Togo - World Bank report
27-10-2017 | 08:02:00
A new World Bank Group report titled The Geography of Welfare in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire and Togo explains the failure of the sub-region’s strong economic growth (above 5 percent, annually) to translate into benefits for the population.
Wafacash and WorldRemit expand partnership to offer instant money transfers across West and Central Africa
28-09-2017 | 11:19:43
Morocco-based financial services company Wafacash is scaling up operations with leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit to offer instant money transfers across West and Central Africa.
USAID to launch new country programs in West and Central Africa
25-09-2017 | 10:48:34
United States Agency for International Development Administrator Mark Green has announced that the U.S. President's Malaria Initiative , led by USAID and implemented together with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will launch new country programs.
Equatorial Guinea enters LNG sales and infrastructure agreement with Burkina Faso
18-09-2017 | 09:47:00
The Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons, representing the Government of Equatorial Guinea, has signed an MOU with the Government of Burkina Faso to supply the West African country with LNG and build critical infrastructure to import, store and transport gas.
[Burkina Faso] SEFA fund commits $ 1 million to develop mini green energy networks
25-08-2017 | 08:00:00
The African Sustainable Energy Fund managed by the African Development Bank has approve a grant of $1 million to Burkina Faso aimed at creating an enabling environment for private sector investment in energy, especially in mini-grids based on renewable energy.
Sitarail and the governments of Côte d'Ivoire and Burkina Faso sign agreement to modernize rail transport
31-07-2017 | 10:17:00
The Governments of Côte d'Ivoire and Burkina Faso and SITARAIL have formally signed an agreement that will lift the last conditions precedent to the entry into force of the revised concession agreement for the management and operation of the concession
Burkina Faso receives $60 million for livestock development support from World Bank
26-07-2017 | 08:38:47
The World Bank has approved a $60 million International Development Association credit for Burkina Faso. Of the estimated 300,000 producers to benefit from the Livestock Sector Development Support Project, 30 percent are women and 20 percent are young people.
Total and Worldline partner with African Fintech InTouch to support deployment of Guichet Unique solutions in eight African countries
25-07-2017 | 06:07:02
Total and Worldline have signed binding technological, commercial and financing agreements with African fintech InTouch.
[Burkina Faso] PSUP invests in women and youth to deliver basic urban services
17-07-2017 | 06:40:49
A project targeting some 30,000 residents of located in Ouagadougou, the capital city of Burkina Faso are seeing the fruits of development initiatives resulting from a $100,000 Community Managed Fund project.
Bolloré Logistics selected to coordinate Burkina Faso’s gold mine construction
14-07-2017 | 11:15:00
Bolloré Transport & Logistics has been appointed to coordinate and manage the construction of Burkina Faso’s 10th mine, where work began in July 2016.
SES Networks to Provide Connectivity Across Burkina Faso
09-06-2017 | 07:01:26
SES announced that it has been selected to lead a project to extend high-speed communications infrastructure throughout Burkina Faso.
The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation signs $450 million export financing agreement with Burkina Faso
16-05-2017 | 07:34:59
The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation has signed a three -year’s $ 450 million socioeconomic development framework agreement with the Government of Burkina Faso.
Burkina Faso set to host Africa’s largest engine-solar hybrid power plant
04-04-2017 | 08:32:05
The technology group Wärtsilä will supply a 15 MWp solar PV power plant to Essakane Solar SAS in Burkina Faso. The solar PV plant will be built next to a 55 MW Wärtsilä power plant currently running on heavy fuel oil.
Orange launches its brand in Burkina Faso strengthening West African foothold
17-03-2017 | 06:00:00
Orange, one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators, has announced the launch of its brand in Burkina Faso. Less than one year after the closing of the Group’s acquisition of Airtel, together with Orange Côte d’Ivoire, this announcement clearly demonstrates Orange’s ambitions for the West African market.