Traditional Kassena Artists Enrich the Garden of New U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission

Hundreds of visitors are drawn each year to the village of Tiébélé, Burkina Faso to see traditional houses hand painted in elaborate geometric designs by the well-known Kassena women artists.  These women visited the residence of U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) Shannon Cazeau, bringing their unique art to the official residence garden.  U.S. …

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Embassy Ouagadougou hosted an Education Fair

On the occasion of the International Education Week (IEW), Embassy Ouagadougou hosted an education fair on November 18, 2016,with many activities to inform parents and students about their educational choices and support our economic and social development goal. We hosted the Virtual College fair where participants visited tables lined with university advertisement and catalogs. American …

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DCM hosts a CVE poster exhibition and reception

On September 8, Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) David K. Young hosted at his residence a poster exhibition on the theme of countering violent extremism. In attendance were representatives from the Ministry of Youth, the Ministry of Higher Education, and the Ministry of Security, as well various stakeholders in the fight against violent extremism. Forty …

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