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    13-Dec-2017 to 14:21

    Sofitex secures 70b fCFA from national banking pool

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The national banking pool has granted Burkina Faso Textile Fibers (SOFITEX) 70 billion CFA francs for the 2017-2018 cotton season, APA learned from SOFITEX officials.

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    10-Dec-2017 to 14:00

    Burkina Faso holds national day celebration in regions

    APA-Ouagadougou (B/Faso) — Burkina Faso on Monday commemorates the country’s 57th independence anniversary with a civil and military parade in Gaoua, the capital of the southwestern region, which is located about 400 km west of Ouagadougou.

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    09-Dec-2017 to 17:04

    Burkina Faso hosts 2nd Int’l symposium on STE

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The 2nd edition of the International Symposium on Science and Technology (SIST) held on December 4-8, 2017 under the theme: “Climate change and Preservation of Natural Resources”, ended Friday in Ouagadougou.

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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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