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    • Malian ambassador to Algeria recalled for consultation

      APA - Dakar (Mali) — Mali has recalled its ambassador to Algiers and its consul in the Algerian region of Tamanrasset for consultation over the situation of Malians living in the North African country,...

    • African economies not growing fast enough – World Bank

      APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — African countries must leverage innovation to boost electricity production as one way of speeding up economic growth which in its current state is not good enough, the World Bank s...

    • Swazi king renames kingdom eSwatini

      APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Rare history was made in Mbabane on Thursday when King Mswati III officially changed the kingdom's name from Swaziland to eSwatini which translates as "Land of the Swazis".


    12-Nov-2014 to 12:03

    Consensus yet to be reached on political transition charter for Burkina Faso

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — - The draft transitional charter which was to allow Burkina Faso to move to a civilian transition after the resignation of Blaise Compaore, is yet to be unanimous, APA noted on Wednesday in Ouagadougou.

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    11-Nov-2014 to 13:10

    No threat to November salaries for Burkinabe civil servants – official

    APA- Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — November’s salaries of Burkinabe civil servants are not threatened and will actually be paid, according to the Burkinabe authorities, the Ministry of Economy and Finance told APA.

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    10-Nov-2014 to 21:34

    B/Faso charter outlines transitional bodies’ size, distribution

    APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The draft charter of the transition in Burkina Faso, which was adopted on Sunday provides among other for the formation of a government of 25 members and a National Assembly of 90 MPs.

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    10-Nov-2014 to 18:41

    B/Faso: Zida receives transitional draft charter

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The first draft charter of the transition in Burkina Faso has been officially presented to the interim president, Lieutenant Colonel Isaac Zida Yacouba, reports said on Monday.

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    10-Nov-2014 to 15:36

    Canada donates $31.7mn to support maternal, child health in West Africa

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — – The Canadian government has donated $31.7 million (CFA 15.8 billion francs) to the West-African Health Organization (WAHO) with a view for the regional body to achieve ground-breaking research program of mother and child health in Africa, sources at the institution disclosed.

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    10-Nov-2014 to 15:31

    We are in Burkina Faso to help not sanction the country -AU chair

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) – — The current chairman of the African Union (AU) and head of state of Mauritania, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz declared on Monday in Ouagadoudou that he did not travel to Burkina Faso with the view to “sanction the crisis-hit country but rather help it out of the political deadlock” following the popular uprising which led to the resignation of Blaise Compaore.

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    09-Nov-2014 to 17:28

    B/Faso future transitional leader ineligible for 2015 elections-Charter

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The upcoming leader of the transition in Burkina will not be eligible for the presidential pools to be held in November 2015, according to the proposed charter of the transition copied to APA.

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