Burkina Faso Newswire (Page 8)

Burkina Faso Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Burkina Faso. (Page 8)

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  1. Burkina capital hit by water shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | New Vision

    The city has suffered a severe shortage over the past few weeks which has left some districts without water for three to five days. Burkina Faso will impose restrictions on water supplies in the capital Ouagadougou next week to tackle a serious shortage in the city of two million, officials said.

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  2. .com | Burkina capital hit by water shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | News24

    Burkina Faso will impose restrictions on water supplies in the capital Ouagadougou next week to tackle a serious shortage in the city of two million, officials said. The city has suffered a severe shortage over the past few weeks which has left some districts without water for three to five days.

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  3. Sahel jihadists resorting to soft targets: French commanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | Yahoo!

    ... 14 foreigners. In January, 30 people were also killed, including many foreigners, in an attack on a top Burkina Faso hotel and a nearby restaurant in the capital Ouagadougou. France's Operation Barkhane, launched in 2014, has seen 3,500 soldiers ...

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  4. Al-Qaeda after bin LadenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2014 | The Peninsula

    ... a one-eyed jihadist dubbed "The Uncatchable" by French officials. France expands its operations to include Burkina Faso, Chad, Mauritania and Niger, while AQIM jihadists stage attacks that kill dozens in Bamako, Ivory Coast and Ouagadougou. - ...

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  5. Al-Qaida after Osama ? Notorious as everRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | The Times of India

    ... a one-eyed jihadist dubbed "The Uncatchable" by French officials. France expands its operations to include Burkina Faso, Chad, Mauritania and Niger, while AQIM jihadists stage attacks that kill dozens in Bamako, Ivory Coast and Ouagadougou. April ...

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  6. Ghana calls on Burkina to release detained truck driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | GhanaWeb

    Ghana has called for the immediate release of more than 70 Ghanaian haulage truck drivers who have been detained in Burkina Faso for the past five weeks for failing to provide a loading document, popularly called "bon de chargement", covering their cargoes. According to the Ghana government, the release of the drivers and their trucks will ensure an amicable resolution of the impasse between the two countries.

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  7. Burkina Faso revokes Campaore arrest warrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Iol.co.za

    A court of appeals in Burkina Faso has rescinded a series of international arrest warrants, including those against deposed leader Blaise Compaore and neighbouring Ivory Coast's parliament speaker, a senior court official said on Thursday. A military tribunal in Burkina Faso investigating the murder of former President Thomas Sankara nearly three decades ago as well as a failed coup that took place last September had issued a total of 18 international warrants in December and January.

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  8. Congressional Record Latest Daily Digest for Thursday, April 28, 2016Read the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 | Library of Congress

    ... honoring the memory and legacy of Michael James Riddering and condemning the terrorist attacks in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso on January 15, 2016. S. Res. 394 , recognizing the 195th anniversary of the independence of Greece and celebrating democracy ...

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  9. .com | Burkina cancels arrest warrant for ousted leader CompaoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | News24

    A top Burkina Faso court on Thursday cancelled an international arrest warrant for ex-president Blaise Compaore who fled the country after a popular uprising in 2014, the prosecutor general in Ouagadougou told AFP. The Court of Cassation also withdrew the arrest warrant for the speaker of parliament in neighbouring Ivory Coast, Guillaume Soro, wanted over a short-lived coup in Burkina last year, Armand Ouedraogo said.

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  10. Burkina Faso court throws out ex-president arrest warrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    " An appeals court in Burkina Faso has thrown out an international arrest warrant for former President Blaise Compaore. Last year, a military tribunal issued the warrant against Compaore, who was forced to resign in late 2014 amid a popular insurrection after nearly three decades in power.

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  11. Burkina Faso cancels arrest warrant for ousted leader Blaise CompaoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Newstime Africa

    A top Burkina Faso court on Thursday cancelled an international arrest warrant for ex-president Blaise Compaore who fled the country after a popular uprising in 2014, the prosecutor general in Ouagadougou told AFP. The Court of Cassation also withdrew the arrest warrant for the speaker of parliament in neighbouring Ivory Coast, Guillaume Soro, wanted over a short-lived coup in Burkina last year, Armand Ouedraogo said.

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  12. Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark supports women's rights in West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Hellomagazine.com

    ... planned trip earlier this year was rescheduled. The Crown Princess and Kristian were initially due to visit Burkina Faso in January, but were forced to pull out following a terror attack in Ouagadougou. But this week they were finally able to meet ...

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  13. Burkina Faso president says criminal charges possible after auditRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | The Star Online

    Burkina Faso's president said there may be criminal charges after an audit found the transitional government had improperly awarded land to government members and their families, and misspent $11 million . Voters elected Roch Marc Kabore president of the landlocked West African country in November, ending a one-year transitional government that came to power after popular protests overthrew longtime ruler Blaise Compaore.

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  14. Human rights group publishes shocking report about child marriage in Burkina FasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Al Bawaba

    Amnesty International released a report Monday saying Burkina Faso has high rates of child marriage. Pictured are former acting president of Burkina Faso Michel Kafando and former acting prime minister Isaac Zida .

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  15. .com | Ghana, Togo boost security after attack warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | News24

    ... from Ghana's National Security Council Secretariat warned of a possible attack similar to those recently in Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast. The alert said Ghana and Togo were "the next targets" and called for greater vigilance at borders and screening ...

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  16. Burkina Faso's sheroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Amnesty International

    ... Mahamadi Ouedraogo did not survive the terrible attacks of 15 January 2016 that robbed Ouagadougou, the rest of Burkina Faso and other cities around the world of so many loved ones. The statistics tell a sobering tale . Burkina Faso has the seventh ...

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  17. Creating a soap repellantRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2016 | Daily Monitor

    ... comprehensive tests in the laboratories of National Research Center against Malaria (CNRFP) in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso). The team is working with partners such as CNRFP, ITECH, an engineering school and SoScience, a company in Europe specialised ...

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  18. Top African producer bans GM cottonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | West Australian

    Burkina Faso, Africa's top cotton producer and the sole West African nation to venture into biotech farming, is dropping genetically-modified cotton on quality grounds. The world's 10th largest cotton producer, with four of its 19 million people dependent on the "white gold", Burkina Faso earlier this month said it was giving up Monsanto's GM Bt cotton because it had proved uneconomical.

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  19. Africa's Longest-Serving President Set to Extend 37-Year RuleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | Bloomberg

    ... the Republic of Congo and Djibouti also have demonstrated their resolve to cling to power, while protesters in Burkina Faso forced President Blaise Compaore out of office in 2014 after he sought to prolong his 27-year rule. Roman Obama Ekua, a ...

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  20. Report: Pilot Error to Blame for Mali CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Voice of America

    ... bad weather. They also reacted late when the plane started to stall. The plane was flying from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso's capital, to Algiers when it crashed in the remote desert of eastern Mali. The crash in July 2014 was the third fatal incident ...

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