Security Alert – Increase in Armed Robberies

30 January, 2020 | Alert

Location:  Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso Event:  Starting around August 2019, there has been an increase in reports of armed robberies in Ouagadougou.  Assailants typically travel on motorcycles…

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Notice of Funding Opportunity – Julia Taft Refugee Fund

29 January, 2020 | News

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. EMBASSY OUAGADOUGOU Notice of Funding Opportunity Funding Opportunity Title:              FY 2020 Julia Taft Refugee Fund Deadline for Applications:                February 13,…

Updated MASCOT

6 January, 2020 | Alert

Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions   Heightened tension in the Middle East may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue…

Holiday Security Alert

18 December, 2019 | Alert

U.S. Embassy to Burkina Faso Security Alert December 17, 2019   Event:  Holidays in Burkina Faso provide increased risk for terrorism and criminal activity. Violent…

Updated MASCOT – November 27, 2019

27 November, 2019 | Alert

Location:   Burkina Faso   Event: Consistent with our primary responsibility to protect American citizens and consistent with the assessment that the security situation in Burkina Faso…

Alert: Ongoing Protest in Bobo Dioulasso

25 October, 2019 | Alert

Location: Centre Muraz, Bobo Dioulasso Event: Labor unions and civil society organizations are holding a demonstration in the vicinity of the Centre Muraz.  Heavy police presence is…