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    • Air transport contributes 0.4 percent to Kenya’s GDP

      APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Air transport, together with support services, contributed 0.4 percent of Kenya’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), translating into a turnover of $232.79 million last year, President...

    • Kenya hosts UNCTAD African e commerce forum

      APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Key findings from assessments of what African countries need to do to benefit from e-commerce and the digital economy were at the center of discussions on Monday at the first minis...

    • WHO endorses Kenya’s Universal Health Coverage plan

      APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday endorsed Kenya’s ambitious Universal Health Coverage (UHC) programme, whose pilot phase President Uhuru Kenyatta is set to launch in K...


    22-Nov-2014 to 14:53

    B/Faso: Kafando promises to uncover Sankara’s remains

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkina Faso transitional president, Michel Kafando has promised in his inauguration speech on Friday that he would do everything possible to identify the remains of late Thomas Sankara.

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    21-Nov-2014 to 11:48

    Ousted Blaise Compaore arrives in Morocco - Official

    APA-Rabat (Morocco) — Burkina Faso’s ousted head of state, Blaise Compaore, accompanied by his wife and four of his children arrived in Morocco on Thursday evening for a "fixed-term" stay, official sources in Rabat said.

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    20-Nov-2014 to 10:35

    Burkina Faso’s interim cabinet to be formed within three days - PM

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — – The Burkinabe transitional Prime Minister, Lieutenant-Colonel Yacouba Isaac Zida announced on Wednesday that a new cabinet would be formed within three days with a “task of setting the basis of an all-inclusive and peaceful transition.”

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    19-Nov-2014 to 19:40

    Burkina CSOs demand Compaoré’s arrest

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The Citizen Resistance Front (FRC), bringing together civil society organizations (CSOs) in Burkina Faso has demanded the ''immediate arrest'' of ousted President Blaise Compaore.

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    19-Nov-2014 to 13:17

    B/Faso names Zida transitional prime minister

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkina Faso’s outgoing leader, Lt. Col. Yacouba Isaac Zida has been named the transitional Prime Minister, media sources told APA.

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    18-Nov-2014 to 14:32

    Burkina Faso’s transitional leader sworn in before Constitutional Council

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) - — Burkinabe transitional leader, Michel Kafando was sworn in on Tuesday in Ouagadougou, before the President of the Constitutional Council, Albert De Millogo, APA reports.

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    18-Nov-2014 to 10:32

    Burkinabe transitional leader to be sworn-in Tuesday

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — – Michel Kafando, the newly-appointed transitional president of Burkina Faso is to be sworn in later Tuesday, sources close to the Constitutional Council disclosed.

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