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    10-Nov-2017 to 18:56

    Ten militiamen killed in Burkina skirmish

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — At least ten militiamen have been shot dead by troops of the Burkina Faso Defense and Security Forces (SDF) in Ariel, Soum province, in the country’s Sahel region, bordering Mali, local media reported.

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    07-Nov-2017 to 13:23

    BOAD injects 39.7b CFAF in Burkina infrastructure, energy

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The West African Development Bank (BOAD) has loaned Burkina Faso 39.7 billion CFAF for the construction of dams, roads and access to the energy, the country’s Ministry of Economy, Finance and Development has announced.

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    05-Nov-2017 to 14:25

    Ouagadougou to host 7th International Press Freedom Festival

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The 7th International Festival of Freedom of Expression and Press Freedom (FILEP) will take place from November 8 to 11 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, under the theme: “Security Challenges in Africa: Roles and Responsibilities of the Media,” the organizers have announced.

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    31-Oct-2017 to 17:52

    Process to extradite Francois Compaore underway - Justice Minister

    APA-Ouagadougou (B/Faso) — The process is under way for the extradition of François Compaore, younger brother of former President Blaise Compaore, the Burkinabé minister of Justice René Bagoro announced on Tuesday.

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    31-Oct-2017 to 16:14

    B/Faso commemorates 3rd anniversary of popular uprising

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkina Faso commemorated on Tuesday the third anniversary of the popular uprising of late October 2014, with several activities including the laying of wreaths by the President in memory of the martyrs.

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    30-Oct-2017 to 20:28

    Tour du Faso: German cyclist Stauder claims yellow jersey

    APA-Ouagadougou (B/Faso) — German cyclist Benjamin Stauder on Monday claimed the fourth stage of the Tour du Faso ahead of Morocco's Mraouni Salaheddine.

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    30-Oct-2017 to 14:22

    François Compaoré freed by Paris court - RFI

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — François Compaoré, brother of former Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore, who was arrested in Paris, France, on Sunday has been released by the Paris Court of Appeal, Radio France International reported Monday quoting his lawyer Pierre-Olivier Sur.

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