Wednesday May 15
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
APNewsbreak: UK to pledge $195 million to Sahel
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, right, welcomes Mali's President Dioncounda Traore upon his arrival at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels on Tuesday May 14, 2013.
Mon May 13, 2013
Brief encounter in a Ouaga street
I will try another B&W picture from Burkina Faso in West Africa in 1982. These are children I met by chance somewhere in Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso, which in those days was known as Upper Volta .
Fri May 10, 2013
Weights and measures
This is from a small village called Tangora near the town of Banfora in southwestern Burkina Faso.
Thu May 09, 2013
The Northern Miner
TrueGold gets a cash boost from Teck
Vancouver-based explorer TrueGold Mining received a capital shot in the arm and vote of confidence from major Teck Resources following a $10 million non-brokered private placement that saw the larger company subscribe for roughly 30 million shares of the African-focused gold explorer at 33 per share.
Fri May 03, 2013
African fly-catchers beating disease
Africa is beginning to win its battle against the parasitic river blindness infection, thanks in no small part to the painstaking work of villagers who catch the flies responsible for the disease.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
York volunteer learns about international poverty first-hand
A WOMAN from York has learned first-hand about international poverty by volunteering in one of the poorest countries in the world, writes Kezia Buckley.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Etisalat resumes battle for Telecel
According to a report by Agence Ecofin, United Arab Emirates-based telecoms company Etisalat has submitted a request to France's Court of Cassation to review previous decisions related to Telecel, a mobile operator in Burkina Faso.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Christian Science Monitor
Pressure mounting on US to export natural gas
Workers drill into the Gypsum Hills near Medicine Lodge, Kan., using a technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking", to coax out oil and natural gas.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Project to build solar plant in Burkina Faso
European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, has met today Lamoussa Salif Kabore, Minister for Energy of Burkina Faso, to sign the financing agreement to support the construction of a solar power plant in that country.