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  1. 10 suspects linked to Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Authorities say they now have arrested 10 people in connection with attacks in Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast, most of them charged with providing help and shelter to the jihadists. The January attack on Burkina Faso's capital targeted a restaurant and hotel, leaving 30 dead.

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  2. Africa: Terrorism Overshadows Internal ConflictsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Is terrorism becoming the dominant mode of conflict in Africa? This is a question many are asking following the recent surge in terror attacks across Africa. Since January about a dozen African countries, including Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Libya, Mali, Nigeria, Cote d'ivoire and Somalia, have suffered terror attacks in which thousands of civilians have been killed.

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  3. Burkina Faso: A New Burkina Faso in the MakingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    "Burkina is proud," declare the billboards along the capital Ouagadougou's major thoroughfares. When they were first put up in December 2015 to mark the election of a new government, many citizens were not only proud, but also hopeful that they could at last start building the "new Burkina Faso" they had long imagined.

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  4. Djibrill Bassole: A Political PrisonerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Sudan Tribune

    Nine months ago, Djibrill BassolA , the former Burkina Faso's Foreign Minister was arrested.

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  5. Nation-Now 36 mins ago 5:44 p.m.Major terrorist attacks this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... and targeted a crowd with suicide bombers. 30 killed and 56 wounded at the hotel in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso. Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb claimed responsibility. More than 100 killed by two large bombs that targeted a tea shop ...

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  6. Major terrorist attacks this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | USA Today

    ... and targeted a crowd with suicide bombers. 30 killed and 56 wounded at the hotel in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso. Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb claimed responsibility. More than 100 killed by two large bombs that targeted a tea shop ...

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  7. Jihad Magazines Collage by Greg Groesch/The Washington TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Washington Times

    ... pulled off massacres this year at a Grand-Bassam resort in the Ivory Coast and a hotel and cafe in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. It's

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  8. Africa: 'African Union Has Achieved Much More Than Changing a Name'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | AllAfrica.com

    ... of abhorrent international crimes on the continent. Secondly, in 2015, following the military coup in Burkina Faso organised by presidential guards, the loyalists of the former President Blaise Compaore, AU took a leading role and suspended Burkina ...

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  9. Teranga Gold's Acquisition: A Game-Changer, Or Too Much Risk?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Seeking Alpha

    ... project, which is a fully-permitted, high-grade open pit gold project located in the mining-friendly country of Burkina Faso, West Africa, which ranks as the fourth largest gold producing country in Africa and has seen eight new gold mines in the ...

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

    Friday Jun 24 | GhanaWeb

    ... be unravelled if the details of the vehicle are examined. The Head of the Chancery of the Ghana Embassy in Burkina Faso, His Excellency Maxwell Nyarko-Lartey wrote to the Customs Divisions of the Ghana Revenue Authority at Paga: "a the Ghana Mission ...

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  11. I Don't Like American Cars - Says MahamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Ghanamma.com

    President John Mahama has responded cheekily to those accusing him of taking a car gift which many have said is tantamount to corruption saying, "I don't like American cars." In 2010 a contractor from Burkina Faso, Djibril Kanazoe, sent a Ford Expedition car gift believed to be worth $100,000 to his friend, President Mahama, through the Ghana Embassy in Ouagadougou.

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  12. Communism and Africa: A long flirtationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | CNN

    ... soldier in Namibia were all constructed by North Korean firm Mansudae Art Studio. In the center of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, sits the Place des Cineastes, a Soviet-style monument to the country's film industry. During the Cold War, leaders of ...

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

    Wednesday Jun 22 | 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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  14. Gryphon Acquisition Is An Excellent Deal... For TerangaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Seeking Alpha

    ... Minerals ( OTCPK:GPHYF ), an exploration company developing its flagship project called Banfora, located in Burkina Faso. This acquisition is another example of increased activity in the region. To remind my readers, most recently, Endeavour Mining ...

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  15. Teranga Gold's Offer To Acquire Gryphon Minerals Marks The Next Step Towards GrowthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Seeking Alpha

    ... the company still wasn't outrageously expensive. Gryphon's flagship project is the Banfora gold project in Burkina Faso is already fully permitted and could considered to be in the feasibility study stage. There's a total resource estimate of ...

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

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Ghanamma.com

    ... Ouagadougou. Mr Kanazoe was behind the construction of the controversial $650,000 Ghana Embassy fence wall in Burkina Faso and also had other multi-million dollar contracts. The Communications Minister, on Joy FM's ' Newsfile' programme last ...

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  17. AFRICA/ZAMBIA - Resignation of the Bishop of Livingstone, appointment of successorRead the original story

    Monday Jun 20 | Fides News

    ... of Oblate Radio Liseli in Mongu; 2014-2015: Treasurer of the Formation Centre of Philosophy in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; since 2011: Vice-Delegate of the Delegation of the Oblates in Zambia; since 2014: Parish priest at St. Theresa's Parish, in the ...

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  18. Gryphon Minerals in $84m takeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | West Australian

    ... ent of shareholder votes, with the vote coming on September 26. Gryphon, which owns the Banfora gold project in Burkina Faso, has been pushing to get the mine built for the past three years but has hit funding and market roadblocks.

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

    Sunday Jun 19 | Ghanamma.com

    ... contractor, who secured a 650,000 dollar controversial deal to build a security wall at Ghana's Embassy in the Burkina Faso capital, Ouagadougou. The Minister of Communication, Dr Omane Boamah, issued a statement on Wednesday confirming that ...

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  20. Gryphon Minerals in $63m takeover Canadian company Ternaga Gold has...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | Yahoo!

    ... ent of shareholder votes, with the vote coming on September 26. Gryphon, which owns the Banfora gold project in Burkina Faso, has been pushing to get the mine built for the past three years but has hit funding and market roadblocks.

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