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    • Sierra Leone: Press focuses on run-off election

      APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Sierra Leonean newspapers on Friday focus on the pending presidential run-off election, notably preparations of the two contending political parties and a court action threaten...

    • Gates Foundation invests over $1bn on healthcare in Nigeria

      APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Co-Chair, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr. Bill Gates, says his Foundation has invested over $1 billion in Nigeria’s healthcare system.

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      APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Swaziland's National Disaster Management Agency and the Meteorological Services Department warned on Friday that ongoing rains might result in flooding in parts of the country duri...


    04-Feb-2018 to 14:20

    Burkina Faso gets CFAf10.625b for 135 school buses

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The Ouagadougou Public Transportation Company (Sotraco) have acquired 135 buses intended mainly for the transportation of students of Burkina Faso’s universities and colleges.

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    03-Feb-2018 to 13:18

    B/Faso: Turkish-company to open CFAf200b cotton plant

    APA-Ouagadougou (B/Faso) — The Ayka textile group, a Turkey-based company, plans to invest CFA200 billion francs to open within the next six months a cotton processing plant in Burkina Faso, APA learned from reliable sources.

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    18-Jan-2018 to 19:15

    Burkina: Canada’s Roxgold produced 126,990 gold ounces in 2017

    APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The Canadian mining firm Roxgold, which run the Yaramoko mine in west-central Burkina Faso, produced a total of 126,990 ounces of gold in 2017.

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    18-Jan-2018 to 14:58

    Burkina creates trade facilitation body

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The government of Burkina Faso has just set up a National Committee for Trade Facilitation (CNFE), to boost the sector’s dynamism, the Trade Ministry told APA Thursday.

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    17-Jan-2018 to 20:31

    Burkina prepares for 2018 population census

    APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The fifth General Population and Housing Census (RGPH) in Burkina Faso takes place later this year, according to the details of a cabinet meeting in Ouagadougou on Wednesday.

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    16-Jan-2018 to 21:15

    Burkina and Ghana plot railway link

    APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkina Faso and Ghana will soon be connected by a railway network, which will facilitate greater links between the two neighbours, the Burkinabe Ministry of Transport, Urban Mobility and Road Safety has told APA.

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    16-Jan-2018 to 11:26

    Burkina collects 673b CFA francs in taxes in 2017

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkina Faso has collected 673 billion CFA francs in taxes in 2017 and projects revenue of 918 billion CFA francs in 2018, the General Tax Directorate (DGI) has told APA.

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