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    28-Nov-2017 to 15:25

    Ouagadougou: Police, students clash as French leader speaks at university

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Police teargassed students on Avenue Charles De Gaulle, leading to the University of Ouagadougou Tuesday, as French President Emmanuel Macron addressed 800 students at the university auditorium on his country's new Africa policy.

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    28-Nov-2017 to 13:55

    French President vows to declassify Thomas Sankara’s file

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — French President Emmanuel Macron promised Tuesday to declassify all documents relating to the 1987 assassination of former Burkina Faso President Thomas Sankara.

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    28-Nov-2017 to 13:19

    Ethiopia launches refugee scheme to transform livelihoods

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia has on Tuesday launched a Comprehensive Refugee Response Program (CRRF) which aims at transforming the lives of refugees and making them productive citizens.

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    25-Nov-2017 to 16:07

    Emmanuel Macro expected Monday in Ouagadougou

    APA Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — French President Emmanuel Macron is due Monday evening in Ouagadougou for a working and friendship visit to Burkina Faso, marking the first visit to the West African country by the French president, official sources unveil.

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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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