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  1. AU drops deadline for handover in Burkina FasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    The African Union is still urging a transfer of power from the army to a transitional government in Burkina Faso, but is no longer threatening the country with sanctions if the handover is not done within two weeks, Radio France Internationale and local media reported on Tuesday. During a visit to Ouagadougou on Monday, AU president Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz said he had not come to "threaten" or "impose" anything.

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  2. Airlines resume flights to OuagadougouRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | GhanaWeb

    Regional airlines operating flights from Accra to neighbouring Burkina Faso, have resumed commercial operations following the re-opening of Ouagadougou's airport. Burkinabe and Ghanaian authorities took a decision to close their respective borders on November 1, following civil unrest in Ouagadougou that forced the country's long-serving president Blaise Compaore to resign.

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  3. Burkina Faso: After Compaore - Continuity Through Change?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    The removal on 31 October of Blaise Compaor, who was president of Burkina Faso for 27 years, following street protests, has been welcomed as a momentous event. In a continent where state leaders often desperately cling to power until their death or they are removed through violent force, the 'Burkina revolution' has been hailed as an all too rare case of how citizen mobilisation can successfully produce regime change.

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  4. African Union chief in Burkina Faso for talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Al Jazeera

    The head of the African Union has arrived in Burkina Faso for urgent talks on the west African country's political transition following the ousting of veteran President Blaise Compaore. "We have come to participate in a solution," Mauritania's president and current AU chairman Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz said on Monday, after talks with Lieutenant-Colonel Isaac Zida, the officer the army installed to lead the nation after Compaore fled.

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  5. Africa's renewal: Burkina Faso and Youth PowerCHIDI OGUAMANAM,...Read the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | Nigeriaworld

    ... violently'". The Open A.I.R. observations attained credible fulfilment in the recent political unraveling in Burkina Faso. With a national median age of 17 and nearly 70% of its 18 million people under 25 years, that country has one of the most ...

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  6. New Report Available: Societe Nationale d'electricite du Burkina - Strategic SWOT Analysis ReviewRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | PR-inside.com

    ... 210 km long). It positions 90 to 33 kilovolts Patte d'Oie. Societe Nationale is headquartered in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Full Report Details at - .. Societe Nationale d'electricite ...

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  7. West Africa: Burkina Faso Crisis - a Sahel CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    The brutal collapse of the regime of Burkina Faso long lasting president, Blaise Campaor, on Thursday 30 October, provides an opportunity to draw a few lessons to help understand the crisis of governance and security in the Sahel Sahara. To the outside observer, President Blaise is friendly, agile and mastering a determined capacity to deliver.

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  8. .com | AU chief in Burkina Faso for transition talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | News24

    The chief of the African Union on Monday arrived in Burkina Faso for urgent talks on the country's political transition following the ouster of veteran president Blaise Compaore.

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  9. Burkina Faso: Opposition, Civil Society Draw Up Transition CharterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    ... provides for a 25-member cabinet whose composition has to take into consideration women, youth trade unions and Burkina Faso citizens in the Diaspora. The document proposes the creation of a National Reconciliation and Reforms Commission with the ...

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  10. Burkina Faso transition plan sets up del...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Korea Herald

    Burkina Faso opposition and civil society groups agreed Sunday on the outlines of a transitional government aimed at new elections in a year, setting up delicate negotiations with the military regime in charge after Blaise Compaore's ouster. The approval of a transition blueprint comes ahead of Monday's visit by the African Union chairman and with the military authorities under international pressure to hand over control to a civilian government.

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  11. Parliament discusses Burkina FasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | GhanaWeb

    Parliament has thrown the searchlight on the political situation in neighbouring Burkina Faso with members being asked to hold the executive and other arms of government in check to forestall the perpetuation and abuse of power. Members were of the view that as elected representatives of the people they had to listen to the people and not to do their own bidding or that of the executive to maintain the respect of the people and confidence in the constitution.

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  12. Is poverty self-inflicted?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | New Vision

    ... gh demand for quarry materials.... I am the only Ugandan I know who has been social media "friends" with ousted Burkina Faso's President, H.E Blaise Compaore....

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  13. Why we need to exhibit good moralsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | New Vision

    ... gh demand for quarry materials.... I am the only Ugandan I know who has been social media "friends" with ousted Burkina Faso's President, H.E Blaise Compaore....

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  14. Quarry activity begins to generate ecological problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | New Vision

    ... contact digital@newvision.co.ug I am the only Ugandan I know who has been social media "friends" with ousted Burkina Faso's President, H.E Blaise Compaore.... Voters are the most important people for any political party. They are the resource upon ...

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  15. Burkina Faso talks agree on plan for return to civilian ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | AlertNet

    ... civil society groups and religious leaders adopted a plan on Sunday for a transitional authority to guide Burkina Faso to elections, after a popular uprising forced longtime president Blaise Compaore from power. Lieutenant Colonel Isaac Zida ...

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  16. Burkina Talks Edge Forward After Compaore Blasts 'Plot'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Outlook

    Burkina Faso's political parties and civil society groups worked today to adopt a transition plan for the west African country after the ousting of veteran president Blaise Compaore. Talks on forming a transition government began Saturday with the army at first declining to join, while Compaore speaking for the first time since his dramatic fall accused military and political opponents of jointly plotting his overthrow.

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  17. Burkina Faso: Trade Unions Call for Civilian TransitionRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2014 | Scoop

    Brussels, 5 November 2014 : Burkina Faso's trade union centres have called on the country's military to step aside and allow a civilian-led transition to a new government. In a meeting with the military yesterday in the capital, Ouagadougou, the unions received assurances from the military that they did intend to hand over to a civilian transitional body.

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  18. Burkina Faso: Military promises to hand over powerRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Burkina Faso's military said Monday it will hand over to a transitional government under a leader chosen by all sectors of society to fill the power vacuum created since long-time President Blaise Compaore resigned and fled amid violent protests. Lt. Col.

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  19. Burkina Faso: Military promises to hand over powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    In this photo taken Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, protestors steal a police motorbike outside the parliament building in Burkina Faso as they protest against their longtime president Blaise Compaore in the city of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Burkina Faso's military says it will hand over to a transitional government under a leader chosen by all sectors of society, to fill the power vacuum since long-time president Blaise Compaore resigned and fled.

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  20. Globe Trot: Will ISIS get more scrutiny after the election?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | World Magazine

    ... recently traveled to Jordan to receive training from American forces in fighting groups like the Nusra Front. BURKINA FASO: Protesters clashed with military forces who took control of the West African country after President Blaise Compaore stepped ...

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