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    • Obama pays homage to Mandela’s legacy

      APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — With a 15,000-strong audience packed into Wanderers Stadium hanging on to his every word, former US president Barack Obama called on the world - in particular the youth - to keep t...

    • S/Africa: Youths encouraged to be agents of change

      APA-Bela-Bela (South Africa) — South Africa’s Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has urged young people to recommit themselves “to the historic task of being agents of change” in order to lead the...

    • Sierra Leone activist arrested over botched demo

      APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The authorities in Sierra Leone have detained a prominent civil society activist over a botched protest against a hike in the prices of petroleum products.

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    30-Apr-2018 to 11:32

    UN mobilizes CFAf300b for Burkinabe development plan

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The United Nations System announced it has mobilized CFA300 billion francs (US$555 million) for the process for sustainable transformation in Burkina Faso in 2018-2020.

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    17-Apr-2018 to 17:57

    Burkina to host African Zone III karate championship

    APA-Ouagadougou (B/Faso) — Burkina Faso will host the 17th African Karate Championship from 18 to 22nd April in Ouagadougou, the country’s federation for the sport announced on Tuesday.

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    17-Apr-2018 to 12:50

    Togo’s public servants on new four-day strike

    APA-Lomé (Togo) — Togolese public servants, at the call of the Confederation of trade union workers of Togo (STT), begin Tuesday a new 4 days in a row strike, the union said in a statement transmitted Monday to the government.

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    13-Apr-2018 to 19:04

    Pupil killed, teacher seized in Burkina locality

    APA-Ouagadougou (B/Faso) — A primary school pupil was killed and a teacher kidnapped at the Bouro Primary School in the town of Nassoumboun, northern Burkina Faso by unidentified armed men on Thursday evening, APA learnt from reliable sources.

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    13-Apr-2018 to 12:30

    ‘Burkina Faso marching toward progress’ - PM

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkina Faso, which had a growth rate of 6.7 per cent in 2017, is resolutely pursuing a “march towards progress” facilitated by the government’s policy “against social inequalities and corruption,” Prime Minister Paul Kaba Tiheba has said.

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    12-Apr-2018 to 19:38

    Burkina eyes 45pc energy access by 2020

    APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The ambition of the Burkinabe government is to raise the electricity access rate from 20 percent currently to 45 percent by 2020, Prime Minister Paul Kaba Thieba said in Ouagadougou on Thursday.

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    12-Apr-2018 to 19:18

    Ouagadougou to host UN youth leaders summit

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The capital of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, will host a summit of the Young Leaders of the United Nations on May 21, a communiqué from the weekly cabinet meeting said on Thursday.

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