Politics

China, Burkina Faso to strengthen parliamentary exchanges

China and Burkina Faso on Tuesday agreed to enhance parliamentary exchanges. The consensus was reached between Li Zhanshu, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC), and Alassane Bala Sakande, speaker of the National Assembly of Burkina Faso. Hailing the political decision made by Burkina Faso to resume diplomatic ties with China […]

Business

China wins back Burkina Faso

(BEIJING) – China increased diplomatic pressure on Taiwan on Saturday by urging the self-ruled island’s last African ally, Swaziland, to align with Beijing as Burkina Faso re-established Chinese ties. Taiwan, which is claimed by China as its own, is Beijing’s most sensitive territorial issue. Beijing says Taiwan is merely a Chinese province, with no right […]

Entertainment

African filmmaker, Ouedraogo is dead

One of the towering figure in African cinema, a Burkinabe filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo, is dead. He died on Sunday at 5:30 am (0530 GMT) at age 64 of an unspecified “illness” in a hospital in the capital Ouagadougou, the union of filmmakers said. Ouedraogo produced or directed some 40 films from the 1980s to the […]