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Attacks target French embassy, military HQ in Burkina capital
Attacks target French embassy, military HQ in Burkina capital
The capital of Burkina Faso came under multiple attacks on Friday which targeted the French embassy, the French cultural centre and the country's...
Evacuate migrants enslaved in Libya, urges France's Macron
Evacuate migrants enslaved in Libya, urges France's Macron
Emmanuel Macron told university students during a wide-ranging speech in Ouagadougou that he would give details of his rescue proposal at the...
There's a premium on my humors
There's a premium on my humors
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Charm mingles with chaos at Ouagadougou’s film festival
Charm mingles with chaos at Ouagadougou’s film festival
Pulled in a horse-drawn carriage through the streets of Ouagadougou and decked out in an ostentatious gown, Apolline Traoré arrived at the...
New Burkina Faso premier named after soldier riots
New Burkina Faso premier named after soldier riots
Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore appointed a former journalist and ambassador to France as the new prime minister, hoping to restore...
Burkina Faso leader battles mutiny
Burkina Faso leader battles mutiny
Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore, facing a mutiny by his personal guard, strove to reassert his authority on Friday after mass street...
Burkina Faso votes in presidential election
Burkina Faso votes in presidential election
Burkina Faso voted on Sunday in a presidential poll that appeared to generate little enthusiasm and was expected to cement the power of incumbent...
IMF: Global slowdown threatens Africa growth
IMF: Global slowdown threatens Africa growth
Rapid economic growth rates in Africa are at risk from a global downturn, the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) told West African...
Biofuels: Danger or new opportunity?
Biofuels: Danger or new opportunity?
The growing promotion of environmentally-friendly biofuels is raising questions for Africa: Are such fuels a threat to food security or a golden...
IMF: New subprime losses main risk to world growth
IMF: New subprime losses main risk to world growth
World economic growth could miss the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) forecast of 4,1% this year if United States and European banks disclose...
Thousands protest food prices in Burkina Faso
Thousands protest food prices in Burkina Faso
Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in several towns in Burkina Faso, one of the world's poorest countries, on Wednesday to protest...
Burkinan cost-of-living coalition threatens govt
Burkinan cost-of-living coalition threatens govt
A coalition of civil society organisations that on Saturday mobilised several thousand people to take to the streets of Ouagadougou and other towns...

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