Burkina Faso Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. New York Festival Gives Voice to African StoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | Voice of America

    ... for everybody Offerings include the New York premiere of "Borders," a feature film by Apolline TraorA of Burkina Faso. It's about four women traveling by bus across several West African frontiers, starting in Dakar and traveling, via Bamako, ...

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  2. Minister of Gender participates in 4th Forum for African Women Political Leaders at Yale UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | Ghanamma.com

    ... Immigration and Gender Affairs, from Botswana; Rasmata Compaore, the mayor of district 12 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; Edith "Kah" Walla, President of the Cameroon People's Party; Elizabeth Kade, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, from Chad; ...

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  3. World Bank allocates USD20m for telecoms improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    ) credit in order for Burkina Faso to expand and improve the geographical coverage of its broadband networks and reduce the cost of communication services across the nation. The credit is in addition to the USD19.4 million already allocated to the ...

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  4. Rail project: 'Land owners will be compensated' - Joe Ghartey to chiefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | Ghanamma.com

    ... on the best model for the development of the line," he added. Commenting on the progress of work on the Ghana Burkina Faso railway line, Nana Akufo Addo was confident of completing the process by the end of the year. "Concerning the Ghana Burkina ...

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  5. Teranga Gold - I'm Still BullishRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | Seeking Alpha

    In my opinion, the company is heading in the right direction: Sabodala performs well and the Wahgnion gold project in Burkina Faso is entering the development stage. In my last article on Teranga Gold I stressed that these shares were strongly undervalued and poised for outperformance against their peers operating in West Africa.

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  6. .com | Burkina Faso prefect killed 'by jihadists': sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | News24

    A top official in Oursi, a town in Burkina Faso bordering Mali, has been killed by suspected jihadists, sources said on Tuesday. "Armed individuals shot the Oursi prefect, Patrick Kabore, at his home, which was also set on fire," a security source told AFP.

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  7. West Africa:West Africa Taps Solar Energy PotentialRead the original story

    Tuesday May 15 | AllAfrica.com

    ... largest solar power station was officially opened in November 2017. It's at Zagtouli, on the outskirts of Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou. It cost $55 million to build; the money came from France and the European Union. Zagtouli now delivers 30 ...

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  8. West Africa Taps Solar Energy PotentialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 14 | Voice of America

    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. In South Africa, workers will soon begin construction of a new 100 megawatt solar power plant near the town of Pofadder.

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  9. Director Apolline Traore's Film "Fronti res" Selected by French...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 13 | World News Report

    ... advantage of for centuries in countries around the world. Long before Hollywood's dirty secrets were revealed, Burkina Faso's Director and Writer Apolline Traore produced, " Frontieres ," a feature film about 4 women, 5 countries in 7 days, who ...

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  10. Bids open for Ghana-Burkina Faso rail projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 8 | GhanaWeb

    The plan to connect Ghana and Burkina Faso by rail has been taken a notch higher following the opening of an international competitive tender for potential contractors to submit bids. The proposed rail network is expected to pass through the eastern corridor of Ghana starting from the Tema Port, through Akosombo, Ho, Hohoe, Yendi, Tamale and to Paga.

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  11. Ghana swimming team shines in Dakar with 25 medalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 7 | Ghanamma.com

    ... respectively in the female category. Countries that participated include Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso, Togo, CA te d voire, Guinea, Benin, The Gambia and Sierra Leone.

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  12. African Human Rights court to hear Woyome's case on May 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 4 | Ghanamma.com

    ... he Protocol) which was adopted by Member States of the then Organization of African Unity (OAU) in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, in June 1998. The Protocol came into force on January 25, 2004.

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  13. .com | Fear and exodus on front line of jihadist fight in Burkina FasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 3 | News24

    On the edge of the forbidding Sahara in the dusty northern market town of Djibo, Burkina Faso's battle against jihadism is at its most acute. This impoverished corner of West Africa has always seemed distant from the central government in Ouagadougou.

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  14. Africa's democratic 'laggards' must listen to calls for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 28 | Yahoo!

    ... the sense of full competition, full support for those that have been marginalized from the political scene." In Burkina Faso, Blaise Compaore was ousted by protests in 2014 after he tried to amend the constitution to extend his decades-long rule, ...

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  15. E.L headlines Watsup TV Concert in Burkina FasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 27 | Ghanamma.com

    Leading Ghanaian musicians EL & Epixode are expected to join scores of African musicians including Iba One from Mali & Floby from Burkina Faso to perform at the upcoming "Le Concert Planet" hosted by leading pan-African TV channel WatsUp TV in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso . The concert which is to commemorate the expansion of WatsUp TV & Ghanaian brand, Twellium Industries producers of Rush & Run Energy, Verna Water, America Cola, Planet, Bubble Up etc into Burkina Faso will also mark the launch of their flagship product, Planet Drink which has been testified to allow effectiveness in activities, at work.

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  16. Burkina Faso calls for closer cooperation with UgandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | New Vision

    The President stated this while receiving letters of credence accrediting Nelson Ocheger as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Uganda to the Republic of Burkina Faso. Amb. Nelson Ocheger, has presented copies of his letters of credence to Hon.

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  17. Integration of maternal postpartum services in maternal and child...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2018 | BioMed Central

    ... effect of integrating maternal postpartum care (PPC) in infant immunization services in Kaya health district in Burkina Faso. We apply a longitudinal mixed method on monthly monitoring data collected from 12 months before the project start to the ...

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  18. A member of the Burkinabe free fall team lands in front of local villagers.Read the original story

    Apr 20, 2018 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... lands in front of local villagers during airborne operations conducted during the Flintlock 2018 exercise in Burkina Faso, April 16, 2018. Flintlock is U.S. Africa Command's largest annual special operations forces exercise. Army photo by Sgt. ...

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  19. Mali:Ethnic Violence Pushes Malians Into Burkina Faso Crisis ZoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    Ethnic violence in central Mali has driven 3,000 people into northern Burkina Faso since February, straining dwindling food and medical supplies in that part of the West African nation, the United Nations said on Tuesday. More refugees are expected to arrive, driven by a surge in fighting between Peul and Dogon communities in Mali's Mopti region, said a spokeswoman for the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR.

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  20. Jihadists abduct Burkina teacher 'for speaking French'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | Daily Monitor

    A schoolteacher was kidnapped last week in northern Burkina Faso, security sources said Tuesday as a jihadist group said he was snatched because he spoke French to his pupils. Gunmen snatched the teacher on Thursday from a primary school in the northern town of Nassoubou, the security sources and a local official said.

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