Burkina Faso Travel Newswire

Burkina Faso Travel Newswire

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  1. Surprise in the cloudsRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 20 | China Daily

    A train runs on a track in Huangshan, taking visitors to the picturesque valleys. [Photo by Hu Yongqi/China Daily] In 1990, the area was added to the UNESCO World Heritage list and it was also named a Global Geopark in 2004.

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  2. CHRAJ grills Woyongo, others over Mahama's Ford giftRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | GhanaWeb

    High ranking government officials including former Interior Minister, Mark Woyongo, have been interrogated by the Commission of Human Rights and Administrative Justice , on the controversial Mahama Ford gift saga. The officials were made to answer questions on Mahama's decision to allegedly accept the gift from a Burkinabe contractor , Djibril Kanazoe when he was Vice President in 2012.

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  3. Seoul's Seochon Village Slated for Architectural RevivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | Chosun Ilbo

    Architects are being mobilized to revive Seoul's Seochon, literally "western village," the area to the west of the Gyeongbok Palace. The revival plan aims to remodel the area into a cultural zone by restoring old streams hidden under asphalt and opening artists' studios.

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  4. Ford gift saga: CHRAJ commences investigationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | Ghanamma.com

    The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice has commenced preliminary investigations into petitions it has received over the controversial US$ 100,000 Ford vehicle gifted President John Mahama. This followed Presidents Mahama's recent denial of the allegations of conflict of interest in accepting the car in a letter to CHRAJ.

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  5. 17 Le Corbusier works join UNESCO World Heritage ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | CNN

    The cultural center in Firminy has colorful openings and contains facilities such as a music room, auditorium, theater, art studio, bar and dance room. The chapel was built on a pre-existing pilgrimage site.

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  6. Ford gift saga: I'm innocent - Mahama tells CHRAJRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | GhanaWeb

    President John Dramani Mahama has asked the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice , to dismiss allegations of conflict of interest against him. This is in response to three separate petitions against him over his decision to accept a Ford car gift form a Burkinabe contractor, Djibril Kanazoe.

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  7. I've nothing against President Mahama - " Manasseh AzuriRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | GhanaWeb

    Award winning Journalist, Manasseh Azure Awuni has said he has no personal agenda to run President John Mahama down. According to him, as a professional he's only holding President Mahama and his government accountable as they keep the public purse.

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  8. Ex-JET teachers eyed to help improve English-language tourist informationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | The Japan Times

    Former Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme participants could be tapped to improve English-language information at cultural landmarks under a proposal being considered by the Cultural Affairs Agency. Enlisting the help of former JET program alumni will be mentioned in a report on how to improve English-language signs, fliers and other information for cultural assets such as temples and shrines, the agency said Tuesday.

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  9. Home of the Hittites awaits visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The ancient capital of the Hittite civilization, known as Hattusha, is the only ancient city on both the UNESCO World Heritage List and the Memory of the World Register, as well being Turkey's first national excavation field, and offers visitors an opportunity to experience some monumental structures. One of Turkey's most important tourism centers, the Central Anatolian province of A orum is home to the cultural heritage of one of the first Anatolian civilizations, the Hattis, and the Hittite civilization.

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  10. Magnetic north of BaliRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | Yahoo!

    After living in Bali for two years and holidaying there countless times, I noticed I had fallen into the habit of visiting the same places over and over. I was on a Seminyak-Canggu-Ubud roundabout and, as great as those places are, it was starting to get a bit same-same-but- different .

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  11. Admit your flaws and return Ford Expedition - Group to MahamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | GhanaWeb

    Just when everybody thought the controversy over the correctness or otherwise of the supposed Ford Expedition 'gift' from a Burkinabe contractor to President Mahama was dying a natural death, a pressure group, Concerned Ghanaians have brought it back to life. The group insists the car was not a gift and that it was a bribe meant to influence the President.

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  12. Mahama's gift saga: I won't join the bandwagon - GreenstreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Ghanamma.com

    Flagbearer of the Convention People's party , Ivor Kobina Greenstreet, has said he will not be forced to join persons accusing President John Mahama of being corrupt following the exposA that he received a Ford Expedition meant to be a gift from a Burkinabe contractor, who benefited from some lucrative contracts from the state. "They want me to jump on their bandwagon.

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  13. Ultimate excursions and the natural wonders of the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | North Texas e-News

    This is the largest reef in the world consisting of 889 islands, 3,000 reefs, and thousands of varieties of plants, birds and marine life making it truly one of the great natural wonders. Visitors can swim and scuba dive in the colorful coral reefs and get an unforgettable look at this incredible habitat.

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  14. A Ford automobile bribe or a goat bribeRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2016 | GhanaWeb

    "As a fellow human being, a fellow citizen and a fellow Old Vandal, I send my consolation to President John Mahama on the death of his mother. May Allah forgive her sins, multiply her good deeds, and grant her a lofty place in Paradise."

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  15. I don't like American cars' - MahamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | GhanaWeb

    President John Dramani Mahama has given a further clarification on the decision to accept a 2010 Ford Expedition vehicle as a 'gift', from a Burkinabe contractor, saying he does not even like American cars. In his latest comments on the allegations, the President said, "I don't use Fords.

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  16. CPP Drags Mahama To CHRAJ Over $100,000 Car GiftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Ghanamma.com

    The Convention People's Party wants the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice to institute a probe into President John Mahama's receipt of a brand new Ford Expedition vehicle from a contractor. It follows recent revelations that the president received a brand new 2010 model Ford Expedition car gift from a Burkinabe contractor, Djibril Kanazoe, who had the privilege of executing some Government of Ghana projects both in the country and in Burkina Faso.

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  17. Blows Over Mahama $100,000 CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Ghanamma.com

    A comment by Communications Minister, Dr. Edward Omane Boamah that President John Mahama is 'incorruptible' has incensed some people who believe the president cannot be elevated to that status through propaganda. There has been a stunning revelation that President Mahama received a brand new 2010 model Ford Expedition vehicle as a gift from a Burkinabe contractor, Djibril Kanazoe who had since been awarded juicy government contracts.

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  18. PPP demands fresh investigation into STX Korea dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Ghanamma.com

    The Progressive People's Party has called for fresh investigations into the abortive STX Korea deal following recent reports of a 100,000 dollar car gift to President Dramani Mahamah by a Burkinabe contractor. The PPP said it was important the nation opened fresh and independent investigations into the failed housing deal as part of the commitment to fight corruption.

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  19. That 'gift' was a bribe and the president knows itRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | GhanaWeb

    A Nigerian friend of mine once used a word I had never heard before - "to caterwaul". It means to "shriek", or "yowl".

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  20. The history of NavrongoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | GhanaWeb

    Little is known of the history of the ancestors of Navrongo, the Gurunsi. According to oral tradition the Gurunsi originally came from the western Sudan passing through the Sahel.

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