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  1. .com | Burkina wants to extradite former presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | News24

    Burkina Faso will ask Morocco to extradite ousted leader Blaise Compaore, interim Prime Minister Isaac Zida told reporters on Thursday after the new government's first meeting. "We will ask Morocco to place president Compaore at the disposal of Burkinabe justice", Zida said during a meeting with journalists in Burkina's capital, Ouagadougou.

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  2. Burkina Faso's transition parliament elects new headRead the original story

    Friday Nov 28 | Nepalnews.com

    Media practitioner Cherif Maumina Sy was on Thursday elected to head Burkina Faso's National Transition Comittee , the organ that will play the role of parliament until elections are held in 2015. Maumina Sy, the founder of a weekly publication "Bendre" and renown for being critical of the deposed regime of Blaise Compaore, was elected with 71 votes against 14 for his rival.

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  3. Burkina will ask Morocco to extradite former presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Yahoo!

    Burkina Faso will ask Morocco to extradite ousted leader Blaise Compaore, interim prime minister Isaac Zida told reporters on Thursday after the new government's first meeting. "We will ask Morocco... to place president Compaore at the disposal of Burkinabe justice," Zida said during a meeting with journalists in Burkina's capital, Ouagadougou.

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  4. New Burkina PM vows investigations into Compaore-era deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | AlertNet

    ... to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. OUAGADOUGOU, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Burkina Faso's interim prime minister pledged on Thursday to open enquiries into the deaths of a former president and a journalist, among the key ...

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  5. France warns African leaders against trying to keep powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | The Star Online

    French President Francois Hollande warned African leaders on Thursday against trying to modify constitutions to stay in power and said they should learn from the forced departure of Burkina Faso's president Blaise Compaore. Hollande, who heads to Senegal on Friday for a summit of French-speaking nations, including from West Africa, is trying to balance managing Paris' regional interests, its colonial past, but also its desire to push for greater democracy.

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  6. Hollande: France helped exile ex-Burkina leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    " President Francois Hollande says France helped secure the exile of former Burkina Faso leader Blaise Compaore to "avoid a bloodbath." Compaore was forced from power Oct. 31 by opposition protesters angry that he was seeking another term after 27 years in power in Burkina Faso, a former French colony.

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  7. Is Africa Over the Watershed?Read the original story

    Nov 27, 2014 | Indy Media

    ... emanating from these afflicted by colonialism in the active sense, but the inner-African containment of the Burkina Faso crisis on the model of the Ulan Bator - Beijing treaty has pissed off the colonialist so much that it fell to the temptation to ...

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  8. French president: Paris helped secure exile for ex-Burkina Faso leader to avoid violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | Fox News

    President Francois Hollande says France helped secure the exile of former Burkina Faso leader Blaise Compaore to "avoid a bloodbath." Compaore was forced from power Oct. 31 by opposition protesters angry that he was seeking another term after 27 years in power in Burkina Faso, a former French colony.

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  9. African Barrick changes name, announces key initiativesRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2014 | The Northern Miner

    ... (LSE: ACA)--has signed an earn-in agreement with Sarama Resources (TSXV: SWA) on its South Hounde project in Burkina Faso and also approved an underground mining operation at the Gokono pit at its North Mara mine in Tanzania. Under the deal with ...

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  10. Burkina Faso's transitional government to review mine permitsRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2014 | Reuters

    Burkina Faso's transitional government will review some mine contracts signed under former President Blaise Compaore, responding to concerns that exploration permits were granted in opaque conditions, new mines minister Colonel Boubacar Ba said. Gold is the West African nation's top commodity and the country exported 32 tonnes in 2013.

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  11. Roxgold Reports Financial Results for Period Ended September 30, 2014Read the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | Sys-Con Media

    For complete details of the unaudited Condensed Interim Consolidated Financial Statements and associated Management's Discussion and Analysis for the period ended , Roxgold announced the approval of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment for the Yaramoko project, furthering its permitting goals; in debt financing, subject to conditions precedent, for the development of the Yaramoko project, and that the previously mandated banks, Societe Generale and Credit Suisse had obtained their credit approvals; Subsequent to the end of the quarter, the Company announced that the Burkina Faso Council of Ministers had approved the award of an exploitation decree for the Yaramoko Gold Project; Roxgold made significant progress on detailed engineering design and procurement of long-lead items for the Yaramoko project, including the SAG mill and materials for the 90kV power supply line, ... (more)

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  12. Burkina government set to be named after delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Yahoo!

    The delayed announcement of Burkina Faso's interim government ministers is expected on Sunday, with the country waiting to see the extent of military influence under civilian President Michel Kafando. Kafando, the interim president, issued a statement Saturday that planned first meetings of the cabinet and the National Transitional Council, or parliament, were "delayed and will take place at a date to be announced".

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  13. Search for body of murdered heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    Burkina Faso's transitional president has promised an investigation to identify remains thought to be those of the nation's murdered revolutionary folk hero, Thomas Sankara. Burkina Faso's transitional president has promised an investigation to identify remains thought to be those of the nation's murdered revolutionary folk hero, Thomas Sankara.

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  14. Burkina Faso: UN chief urges continued dialogueRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2014 | Scoop

    "The Secretary-General continues to follow the situation in Burkina Faso very closely. He looks forward to the installation of the Transitional Government and the Transitional National Council," said UN spokesperson StA phane Dujarric, briefing the press at UN Headquarters this afternoon.

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  15. The 2014 pictures you need to seeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Northern Territory News

    ... wedding in Venice. Here's a selection of some of the best: Protesters in Ouagadougou pose after storming the Burkina Faso parliament and setting it one fire over plans to change the constitution to allow President Blaise Compaore to extend his ...

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  16. New Burkina president vows to identify folk hero Sankara's body : November 23, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Daily Times

    OUAGADOUGOU: Burkina Faso's new transitional president has promised to open an investigation to identify remains believed to be those of the West African nation's murdered revolutionary folk hero Thomas Sankara. Sankara rose to power in 1983 at the age of 33 after a coup and left a lasting mark during his short presidency, even changing his country's name from Upper Volta to Burkina Faso, meaning "the land of upright people" in local languages.

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  17. Burkina Faso: UN Chief Urges Continued Dialogue During TransitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today reiterated his call for all Burkinab stakeholders to ensure Burkina Faso's seamless transition to democracy amid an ongoing constitutional crisis in the West African country, a United Nations spokesperson has confirmed. "The Secretary-General continues to follow the situation in Burkina Faso very closely.

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  18. Nigerian opposition warns against speaker's arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | New Vision

    ... said, warning that the disease could spread rapidly in the country's densely populated capital Antananarivo.... Burkina Faso''s deposed president Blaise Compaore arrived in Morocco from Ivory Coast, where he has been in exile since his ouster in a ...

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  19. Moscow accuses West of seeking Russia 'regime change'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | New Vision

    ... said, warning that the disease could spread rapidly in the country's densely populated capital Antananarivo.... Burkina Faso''s deposed president Blaise Compaore arrived in Morocco from Ivory Coast, where he has been in exile since his ouster in a ...

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  20. New Burkina president vows to identify folk hero Sankara's bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | The Star Online

    Burkina Faso's new transitional president has promised to open an investigation to identify remains believed to be those of the West African nation's murdered revolutionary folk hero Thomas Sankara. Sankara rose to power in 1983 at the age of 33 after a coup and left a lasting mark during his short presidency, even changing his country's name from Upper Volta to Burkina Faso, meaning "the land of upright people" in local languages.

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