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  1. Burkina Faso MPs agree 50% pay cutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | BBC News

    ... National Council (CNT), as part of arrangements following the forced resignation of long-serving ruler Blaise Compaore last year. Tens of thousands of people took part in protests in Burkina Faso's capital, Ouagadougou, in October over moves to ...

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  2. UPDATE 1-Congo parliament says census required before 2016 electionRead the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | Reuters

    ... The situation in Congo is under international scrutiny in the wake of a move by Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore last year to extend his own time in office only to be toppled by mass protest rallies and forced to flee abroad. Another rally on ...

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  3. .com | DRC Police disperse census protestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | News24

    ... elections. The situation in Congo is being closely followed after a move by Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore last year to extend his own time in office led to mass rallies that swiftly forced him to flee. Opposition leaders called for ...

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  4. Police disperse protesters ahead of Congo parliament election debateRead the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | Reuters

    ... elections. The situation in Congo is being closely followed after a move by Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore last year to extend his own time in office led to mass rallies that swiftly forced him to flee. Opposition leaders called for ...

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  5. Senior UN official warns Security Council of 'fragile political situation' in West African countriesRead the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | Newkerala.com

    ... for a civilian-led transition when an uprising in October 2014 led to the abrupt resignation of President Blaise Compaore, after he sought to amend the Constitution to run for a third term. Presidential elections were also scheduled for next year in ...

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  6. Top 10 TSXV Stocks of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Resource Investing News

    ... price, the company was not affected by the uprising in Burkina Faso that took place during the ousting of Blaise Compaore, the country's longtime president. It remains to be seen whether it will be impacted as the country adjusts to its new ...

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  7. The year 2015 in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Newsday

    ... some political breathing space for himself by his hosting heroics. After long-serving Burkina Faso ruler Blaise Compaore was chased out of office when he was trying to negotiate yet another presidential term for himself, a number of leaders on the ...

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  8. Staff strike at Congo rape hospital accused of tax fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | AlertNet

    ... In November, he called on people across Africa to follow the example of Burkina Faso, where veteran leader Blaise Compaore was ousted in a revolt sparked by his bid to extend his time in power. The message would have resonated in Congo, where ...

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  9. More than 35,000 Attend Festival in Burkina FasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | PRWeb

    ... throughout the week- Zacchaeus-like moments." The nation is in a state of transition after former President Blaise Compaore was ousted from power at the end of October. Following a period of civil unrest, a transitional government was put in place ...

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  10. Lessons from Nyerere's grass-roots socialismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Mail & Guardian

    No democrat: Blaise Compaore was deposed as president of Burkina Faso on October 31 after 27 years in power. In Ralph Ibbott's new book, Ujamaa: The Hidden Story of Tanzania's Socialist Villages, we can learn from what the great 1960s anticolonial movements accomplished.

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  11. Burkina says no proof Compaore stole millionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | The Peninsula

    Burkina Faso's government said it had no proof that ousted president Blaise Compaore stole the equivalent of around $78 million from state coffers when he fled to Ivory Coast. "I have no proof to date that the former president took 42 billion CFA francs" with him," Economy Minister Jean Gustave Sanon said on Tuesday as rumours swirled on social media and in the local press that Compaore helped himself to state funds before fleeing.

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  12. Roxgold Not Fazed by Credit Suisse DepartureRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Resource Investing News

    ... company to fill. The firm's decision follows political turmoil in Burkina Faso caused by longtime president Blaise Compaore's deposition in a military coup. Though the West African country is a large player in the mining industry, and is ranked as ...

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  13. Credit Suisse Pulls Out of Roxgold, Leaves Company Looking for BackersRead the original story

    Monday Dec 29 | Resource Investing News

    ... Genuity who follows the company. The Yaramoko project has been in the spotlight since the ousting of Blaise Compaore, Burkina Faso's former president, in a military coup. Compaore had tried to lengthen his presidency to a fifth term, extending his ...

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  14. Inside "The White Saviour Industrial Complex" - Africa pushes...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Ghanamma.com

    ... Faso's Revolution - New African takes a deeper look inside the revolution that ended 27 years of rule by Blaise Compaore in Bukina Faso. Ebola Survivors - In a special report, New African hears from front line health workers and Ebola survivors in ...

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  15. Protesters demand justice for 'Africa's Che Guevara'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    People hold pictures showing former president Thomas Sankara and PM Isaac Zida during funeral service for six people killed during popular uprising of October 30 and 31 in Ouagadougou, Dec. 2. REUTERS Photo Hundreds of people placed brooms on the grave of the former Burkina Faso leader Thomas Sankara on Dec. 21 in a symbolic gesture to demand justice for the revolutionary hero killed in a 1987 coup. Sankara - seen as an African "Che Guevara", who would have been 65 on Dec. 21 - was assassinated during the coup which brought his former friend Blaise Compaore to power.

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  16. Protesters demand justice for Burkina legend SankaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | HawaiiNews

    ... who would have been 65 on Sunday -- was assassinated during the coup which brought his former friend Blaise Compaore to power. "The broom has a symbolic meaning for some ethic groups, asking the dead person to point out who killed them," said the ...

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  17. Our editors look at 2015 - Middle East and AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | AlertNet

    ... had been hoping to make their millions out of them? A successful popular uprising against Burkina Faso's Blaise Compaore sent shivers down the spine of Africa's longest-serving leaders, many of whom face elections in 2015 or challenges to their ...

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  18. Burkina Faso suspends ex-leader Compaore's political partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Vallejo News

    Burkina Faso's transitional government on Monday suspended the party of deposed president Blaise Compaore and two allied political groups which had supported his attempt to cling to power. Compaore fled the country in October after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to protest against his attempt to ram constitutional changes through parliament and extend his 27-year rule.

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  19. .com | Burkina Faso's former ruling party suspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | News24

    Transitional authorities in Burkina Faso have suspended the political party of the president who was forced from power earlier this year. Longtime President Blaise Compaore fled into exile in October.

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  20. Kabila: Congo Won't Bow to Foreign 'Injunctions'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    ... term limits to learn from the example of Burkina Faso. Mass protests forced Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore to step down and flee the country after he tried to push through constitutional changes to extend his 27-year rule. Congolese ...

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