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Northern Burkina Faso, bordering Mali and Niger, has seen jihadist attacks since the first quarter of 2015, claiming more than 133 lives across 80 attacks, according to an official report. Two Burkinabe policemen were shot dead last Monday in Baraboule, a northern town, bordering Mali. In December 2016 ...
And Saudi Arabia made news with a massive corruption purge that arrested scores of prominent businessmen and officials and seized billions of dollars in assets. Smaller nations are also working to address the problem of graft. Laos has launched an anti-corruption drive to recoup over $100 million in lost ...

In the absence of the state, local armed units have emerged to enforce law and order. They have been welcomed by many, but not all. Fada Ngourma (or simply 'Fada') is a lot safer than it used to be. Until a couple of years ago, the largest town of eastern Burkina Faso and its vast surroundings had long ...
A local official said five were killed after a gunfire exchange that lasted 40 minutes. ... situation has drawn a growing international military response including from France and the United States aimed at restoring security in Mali and the wider Sahel that includes Niger, Burkina Faso, Mauritania and Chad.
Burkina Faso is hosting the first Pan-African meeting designed to strength democratic governance and business climate in Africa, held on January 16 -17 under the ... to create a dynamic interaction between public authorities, the private sector, civil society and social partners, which are different but complementary players, ...
The government says six women and four children are among the dead in Thursday's blast that occurred shortly after the truck entered Mali from northern Burkina Faso. The government says authorities are working to identify the victims, who were from both West African countries and had been traveling for ...

Rohr, who played as a defender and has coached Burkina Faso, Niger Republic and Gabon national teams before landing in Nigeria, expressed joy at the extension of the relationship while insisting that the Super Eagles players and officials must remain level-headed and focused going forward. 1.
Prime Minister Theresa May will meet President Emmanuel Macron — on his first official trip across the Channel — at an army base close to the capital, with an agenda intended to “reflect the ... A new treaty will be signed at Thursday's summit to complement the 2003 deal, according to French officials.
Interpol in August announced the seizure of 420 tonnes of counterfeit medicines in West Africa in a massive operation that involved about 1,000 officials in seven countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger, Nigeria and Togo. Ivorian authorities in May burnt 40 tonnes of fake medicines in ...
Thousands took to the streets of Djibo, a northern town in Burkina Faso, on Monday to call for the government to secure the release of an Australian doctor, ... Dr Elliott, who is believed to be held outside Burkina Faso, was declared a citizen of the West African nation by an official decree in November, 2016.
The Bt cotton cultivar — introduced by agricultural firm Monsanto — succeeded in controlling pests on Burkina Faso cotton farms, reducing the use of pesticides by up to 70 percent. But challenges associated with the marketability of the shorter fiber length of the cultivar caused authorities in that country to ...
The meetings of the committee will be held twice every month and the venue alternated between Ghana and Burkina Faso. ... The Burkina Faso delegation had officials from the Ministry of Infrastructure, Ministry of Economy, Finance and Development and Burkina Faso Railway Heritage Management ...
His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Thursday paid official visit to Burkina Faso during which he held talks with the president and ... Kaba Thieba, ministers and senior officials, Qatar's Ambassador to Burkina Faso Mohamed Jaber al-Kuwari and Burkina Faso's Ambassador to Qatar ...
The ban applies to both Burkina Faso citizens and foreign nationals living in the country, he added. According to official figures, imports from North Korea - mainly petroleum products - amounted to 3.8 billion CFA francs ($6.8 million) in 2016. In September, a United Nations resolution was adopted placing ...
... for urban student use, and 68 buses with 35 seats and seven buses with 22 seats for students' study trips. In addition, there are three garages and three car parks provided in the cities of Ouagadougou, Bobo-Dioulasso and Koudougou. The official delivery of the buses took place Friday in Ouagadougou, ...
Burkina Faso's Ministry of Energy has revealed a plan to install eight additional solar parks with a combined capacity of 100 MW in the country. These projects, the ministry said in an official statement published on its Facebook account, will be developed in seven different regions. Two projects with a ...
“I personally prefer to be maltreated or tortured by a member of the FDS [Burkina Faso's army], because when that happens I will know where to get ... It says that suspects must be brought before a Council of the Wise, which decides whether or not they should be handed over to “the competent authorities”.

Another unnamed local official said that the vehicle was carrying seven traders from Burkina Faso as well as Malians travelling to a weekly market. Witnesses said police, military and emergency services were all on scene. In November, five civilians including a teenage girl were killed when the bus they ...
Burkina Faso has received CFA650 billion from Official Development Assistance (ODA) in 2016, the country's Economy and Finance ministry said.The 0.5 percent decrease, compared to 2015 is justified by “the fact that several TFPs were at the end of their cooperation programs or in the development of ...
Located about 30 kilometers north-east of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso, Loango's open-air museum has become an essential sanctuary for many national and foreign tourists who love granite sculptures. ... Authorities are now planning to open a school, a health centre and a theatre at this site.
The country's GM experience, told by more than three dozen Monsanto insiders, farmers, scientists and cotton company officials as well as in confidential documents reviewed by Reuters, highlights a little-known quandary faced by genetic engineering. For Burkina Faso's cotton growers, GM ended up as a ...
The country's GM experience, told by more than three dozen Monsanto insiders, farmers, scientists and cotton company officials as well as in confidential documents reviewed by Reuters, highlights a little-known quandary faced by genetic engineering. For Burkina Faso's cotton growers, GM ended up as a ...
Authorities in Burkina Faso should tackle violence by local self-defence groups, investigate alleged torture by police and protect women and girls at risk of early and forced marriages, Amnesty International said today in its submission to the country's UN Universal Periodic Review. The UPR report, Burkina ...
Shortly before his arrival in Burkina Faso, authorities said several people were wounded by a hand grenade aimed at French soldiers, the Associated Press reported. Eyewitnesses said two people on a motorcycle threw the grenade late in a neighbourhood of the Ouagadougou, but the assailants missed ...
Northern Burkina Faso, bordering Mali and Niger, has been the scene ... and have claimed more than 130 lives, according to an official report.
On Sunday, a teacher of French and geography was killed in Burkina Faso's Yatenga province near the Malian border. Authorities have called ...
Global health officials say the dengue fever outbreak in the African nation of Burkina Faso continues to spread particularly in the central region ...
Burkina Faso's foreign minister said on Monday it had recalled its ambassador to Libya over a report that black African migrants were being ...
... the Port-Said club announced on their official website. The Burkina Faso striker, who joined Masry on a free transfer last summer, abruptly left ...
Local government and security officials say suspected jihadists have staged an attack in Burkina Faso's northern Soum province, killing at least ...
Northern Burkina Faso, bordering Mali and Niger, has been the ... and have claimed 133 lives in 80 attacks, according to an official report.
One Burkina Faso official told ICIJ reporter Will Fitzgibbon, “We were .... a common complaint of tax officials across mineral-rich countries in Africa. ... While Nantou tried to convince tax authorities that Pasley really was an ...
In northern Burkina Faso, for example, preacher Malam Ibrahim Dicko has ... officials to predict and intensified US involvement in the region.
Dengue fever skyrockets in Burkina Faso ... or confirmed) cases and 13 deaths on Oct. 27 and officials say this is likely underestimated.
The G5 Sahel, made up of Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Chad and ... the G5 Sahel Force's official mandate is to combat "terrorism" and drug ...
Authorities in Burkina Faso are demanding the extradition of Simone Compaore, brother of ex-Burkinabe dictator Blaise Compaore after the ...
Francois Compaore, the younger brother of former Burkina Faso president Blaise Compaore, was taken into custody by French authorities on ...
“One guy said, we're not leaving these guys behind,” the official said. ... from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso to evacuate the wounded Americans.
UNHCR is working with the authorities in Benin and Burkina Faso on emergency preparedness, including the development of contingency ...
Ouagadougou — AT least 11 people are dead after the mosquito-borne dengue fever sweeping through the conflict-prone Burkina Faso.
Long spared by the Sahel's armed groups, Burkina Faso now faces ... support to continue a low-intensity insurgency against local and national authorities. ... officials in the Sahel; and severely punishing abuses by officials.
Long spared by the Sahel's armed groups, Burkina Faso now faces ... support to continue a low-intensity insurgency against local and national authorities. ... officials in the Sahel; and severely punishing abuses by officials.
Cote d'Ivoire, who exerts heavy dominion over Burkina Faso, granted ... What is clearer is Burkinabe authorities' pledge to rehabilitate Sankara ...
The Libyan ambassador in Burkina Faso, Abdel Rahman El Hadi Khadema, ... by citizens in Burkina Faso or harassed by the authorities there.
Burkina Faso - As Burkina Faso's dry forest landscapes come under the ... local authorities were corrupt, while the mining company perceived a ...
... Mining, recently produced its first gold bullion, mine officials told APA on Thursday. ... In recent years, gold has been Burkina Faso's leading export product. ... mine and one zinc mine are currently operating in Burkina Faso.
Infantino, who attended the official launch of the tournament that will be ... Burkina Faso calls the ruling by a FIFA World Cup panel "an abuse of ...
... an official at the main ANC opposition party, which announced more ... Jammeh and Burkina Faso's Blaise Compaore now living in exile, ...
Libya deports over 100 W. African migrants to Burkina Faso ... Faso and other West African states on Wednesday, Libyan authorities confirmed. ... from the Republic of Burkina Faso voluntarily,” said the official statement.
... after a visit to Burkina Faso; he will be meeting with the authorities and doing some other public events, tomorrow he'll be delivering a speech ...


 

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