National Press Club

President Blaise Compaoré of Burkina Faso to address Newsmaker Aug. 7

July 31, 2014 | By Herb Perone |

President Blaise Compaoré of Burkina Faso will assess the results of President Obama’s U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit at a National Press Club Newsmaker news conference at 5 p.m. on Thursday, August 7 in the Zenger Room.

He also plans to speak on his role as a regional mediator to resolve conflicts in West Africa.

Burkina Faso, which means “land of the honest people,” is home to Africa’s largest film festival, The Panafrican Film and TV Festival of Ouagadougou.

Like all Newsmaker events, this news conference is open to credentialed media and National Press Club members. No advance registration is required.

Myron Belkind NPC President and Newsmaker Event Host