Burkina Faso Current Affairs, GK & News

Roch Marc Christian Kabore elected as president of Burkina Faso

Roch Marc Christian Kabore has been elected as President of Burkina Faso. In the presidential election, Kabore from the Movement of People for Progress party won 53.5 per cent of the vote across 368 communes. His nearest competitor Zephirin Diabre, a former economy and finance minister secured 29.65 per cent votes. He is the second ..

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RTS,S: World's first vaccine against Malaria to hit markets soon

The world’s first malaria vaccine— RTS,S created by pharma company GSK, is expected to hit the markets by 2015. GSK has submitted a regulatory application to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for its malaria vaccine candidate, RTS,S. Application of RTS,S: The vaccine will be uses exclusively against the Plasmodium falciparum malaria parasite, which is widespread ..

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India re-elected to ICAO Council

India has been re-elected to the new Council of International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) as one of the states making the largest contribution in facilitating global air navigation. The elections were held at the 38th session of the Assembly of ICAO in Montreal. What is ICAO? International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Estblished: 1944, as a specialized ..

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