Latest in Tag: Burkina Faso Highlight

Latest in Tag: Burkina Faso


AFCON 2017: Late winner brings consolation prize to Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso waited until just before full time to down Ghana in the third place Africa Cup of Nations playoffs. It was their second-best finish in the continental tournament.Burkina Faso 1-0 Ghana (Traore 89′) Burkina Faso has finished in third place at the 2017 African Cup of Nations, beating Ghana in Saturday’s third-place match in …

Deutsche Welle

AFCON 2017: Burkina Faso meet Egypt in semifinal full of contrasts

Burkina Faso may look like the surprise name in the last four of the African Nations Cup but they deserve their place with the big boys. Egypt though are record seven-times winners, writes Mark Meadows in Libreville.The Stallions of Burkina Faso have never reached a World Cup finals. They keep their powder dry for the …

Deutsche Welle

Burkina Faso’s coup takes a new twist

Burkina Faso’s military warned that its forces were converging on the capital with the goal of disarming the junta behind the coup from Thursday (17.08.2015). On Monday (21.09.2015), Burkina Faso’s army chiefs ordered coup soldiers to lay down their weapons as troops headed to the capital Ouagadougou from the provinces. They aim to remove the …

Deutsche Welle

The wrong uses of public health

By Dr Cesar Chelala One of my most persistent memories of my friend Albert Sabin, who developed an oral vaccine against poliomyelitis (polio), was how, when we met after one of my health-related missions overseas, he would question me about the polio situation in the country I visited. I am sure he would be dismayed …

Daily News Egypt

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