Burkina Faso Newswire

Burkina Faso Newswire

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  1. Roxgold hits Q1 record high for gold production at YaramokoRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 19 | The Northern Miner

    Roxgold has hit a record high for first-quarter production at its Yaramoko underground gold mine in southwestern Burkina Faso, 200 km southwest from the capital city of Ouagadougou, producing 40,452 oz. gold from its 55 Zone... Subscribe for as low as $2.19 per week and enjoy these benefits.

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  2. Where reptiles rule: the village where crocodiles roam freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | South China Morning Post

    Visitors to Bazoule in Burkina Faso can sit on a croc if they dare, as locals insist they're sacred creatures that won't harm anyone Crocodiles may be one of the deadliest hunters in the animal kingdom, but in a small village in Burkina Faso it is not unusual to see someone sitting on top one of the fearsome reptiles. People in Bazoule, around 30km from the capital Ouagadougou, share their pond with more than 100 of the powerful creatures.

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  3. Maternal and fetal prognosis of subsequent pregnancy in black African ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 17 | BioMed Central

    ... been reduced, with survival rates as high as 90 to 95% thanks to contemporary medical and device therapy. The Burkina Faso PPCM registry has been prospectively collecting data from women suffering from PPCM since 2010, and estimates the incidence of ...

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  4. National Council for Arts and Culture billed for SIAO 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 17 | Vanguard

    The International Arts and Handicrafts Trade Show, SIAO at Ouagadougou in Burkina-Faso will witness huge transformation this year in terms of participation according to a statement made by the Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe. *Top management staff of NCAC with Burkina-Faso delegation during a courtesy visit to the council's headquarters recently in Abuja.

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  5. In rural West Africa, gardening offers women a way out of povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Christian Science Monitor

    In Burkina Faso, the nonprofit organization La SaisonniA re empowers rural women by teaching them skills like carpentry, sewing, and organic farming, which helps them contribute to their children's education and provide for their families. In Africa, it is often said that poverty has a woman's face.

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  6. Liberia:Nation's Debt Cruises Past U.S.$2 BillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | AllAfrica.com

    ... Lower House Tuesday, while the US$420.8 million agreement from EBOMAF, a company headquartered in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, received the blessing of the House of Representatives on Thursday. It is now of much concern that the two loans now raise ...

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  7. Where is the correlation between Nyantakyi's allegations and Mahama's Ford expedition?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | GhanaWeb

    ... the then Vice President Mahama, Kanazoe was handpicked to build the $650,000 Ghana Embassy fence wall in Burkina Faso. In September 2014, when officials of the Bank of Ghana met the Public Accounts Committee of Ghana Parliament (PAC), it came to ...

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  8. Trump's Solar Tariff Costs US Companies BillionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 | Voice of America

    ... FILE - People stand next to solar panels of the solar energy power plant in Zagtouli, near Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Nov. 29, 2017, on its inauguration day. Solar developers completed utility-scale installations costing a total of $6.8 billion last ...

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  9. Gambia 'want to prove everybody wrong' against Super Falcons - Penda BahRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Sporting News

    Ahead of Wednesday's clash with the Super Falcons, the Scorpions' captain believes her side can record a shock win in Banjul Gambia senior women captain Penda Bah eyes a massive upset against reigning champions Nigeria to book their place at this year's Africa's Women Cup of Nations on Wednesday. The Queen Scorpions edged Burkina Faso to reach the final stage on away goal rule after a 3-3 aggregate score in their maiden campaign in the competition's qualifiers.

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  10. Niger:Attacks in Diffa Leaves Nine DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | AllAfrica.com

    ... e living. The attacks in Niger comes just a few weeks after the dismantling of a terrorist cell in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. This shows the need to heighten security in the region.

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  11. 11 rare African movies you need to watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | Bizcommunity

    ... Special Mention at the Palm Springs International Festival, among other accolades. Watch it now Yaaba When Burkina Faso filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo passed away in February, Variety hailed him as “a towering figure of African ...

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  12. Burkina Faso Abolishes Death PenaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 31 | Voice of America

    Burkina Faso coup leader Gen. Gilbert Diendere, center, greets people at the airport in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Sept.

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  13. Ministry of Railways opens responses to request for construction of Eastern rail linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 30 | Ghanamma.com

    ... responses to the advertisement for the Expression of Interest for the Tema to Ouagadougou railway project with Burkina Faso. 15 bids from various countries expressed interest. The companies that bid include companies from USA, Russia, South Africa, ...

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  14. Twenty-five companies globally express interest in Ghana-Burkina rail projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | Ghanamma.com

    Twenty- five companies globally have expressed interest to build the railway to connect Ghana and Burkina Faso after the close of the international competitive tender for potential contractors submitted bids. The companies included; Power China Sino Hydro, M and J group, Frontline Capital Advisors, African Global Development, Geo Service Limited, Jet Contractors and Geo Service Limited.

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  15. Ming Lei (left) pictured with his wife Christine. Photo: Toutiao.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | South China Morning Post

    A Chinese man who moved to the African nation Burkina Faso six years ago and married a local woman said he hopes the two countries' re-establishment of diplomatic ties will help him bring his family back to China, according to a media report. Ming Lei, 31, from Wuhan in Hubei province, moved to the West African state in 2012 after he was invited to join a former high school classmate who had started his own business in the capital Ouagadougou, a social media platform run by the Beijing Youth Daily reported on Monday.

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  16. Once Influential in Africa, Taiwan Loses All But One AllyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 26 | Voice of America

    China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi, right, and Burkina Faso Foreign Minister Alpha Barry attend a signing ceremony establishing diplomatic relations between the two countries in Beijing, May 26, 2018. Two days after breaking ties with Taiwan, Burkina Faso re-established diplomatic relations with China on Saturday at a signing ceremony in Beijing.

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  17. Ghana to use solar power to boost year-round tomato farmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | Ghanamma.com

    ... George Oduro, these initiatives are geared towards ending the excessive importation of tomatoes from Burkina Faso. He made the revelations when he visited some tomato-growing communities in the Brong Ahafo Region and interacted with stakeholders. ...

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  18. Ghana to use solar power to boost year-round tomato farmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | GhanaWeb

    ... George Oduro, these initiatives are geared towards ending the excessive importation of tomatoes from Burkina Faso. He made the revelations when he visited some tomato-growing communities in the Brong Ahafo Region and interacted with stakeholders. ...

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  19. Burkina Faso:Ouagadougou Cuts Ties With TaipeiRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    ... of the country, and facilitate regional and sub-regional projects. He said he received instructions from Burkina Faso's President Roch Marc Christian Kabor to make the necessary arrangements for the closure of the Burkina Embassy in Taipei and that ...

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  20. #VivaTech 2018: Macron announces R900 million funding initiative for African startupsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | Iol.co.za

    ... to make use of the Digital Africa initiative that the French president launched last year in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. "I invite all the African entrepreneurs to reach this platform, to get access to the Digital Africa initiative, to join the ...

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