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    • Senegal: Pharmaceutical imports up CFA2.362 bln

      APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s imports of pharmaceuticals at the end of April 2018 saw an increase of CFA2.362 billion (approximately $4.015 million) at the end of May 2018, APA can report quoting the...

    • Torrential rains collapse Niger homes

      APA-Niamey (Niger) — At least one hundred houses collapsed in Tahouan in central Niger following floods caused by heavy rains on Sunday.

    • eSwatini chases Eskom power supply deal

      APA-Mbabane (Eswatini) — As the 25-year power supply deal between eSwatini and South Africa nears expiration, the kingdom has engaged SA power supply Eskom over a possible extension, a senior official said...


    06-Jan-2018 to 15:34

    Burkina Faso: BOAD injects 10b CFAf in cotton sector

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Coris Bank International (CBI) has secured financing of 10 billion CFA francs from the West African Development Bank (BOAD) to support the cotton sector in Burkina Faso, the CBI officials in Ouagadougou have told APA.

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    04-Jan-2018 to 11:32

    Burkina Faso: Former Security Minister held for subversion

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkina Faso’s former Minister for Security under the Transition, Colonel Auguste Denise Barry, has been transferred to the Army Detention and Correctional Center (MACA) on charges of “attempted destabilization and subversive aims.”

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    31-Dec-2017 to 17:05

    Ouagadougou launches CFA28b sanitation, waste management project

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The city of Ouagadougou in partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Burkinabe government has initiated a project for the construction of sanitation and waste management infrastructure costing 28 billion CFA francs. APA learned on Saturday from municipal sources.

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    28-Dec-2017 to 20:03

    Burkina: Avocet Mining sells off crisis-hit Inata mine

    APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The English mining firm Avocet Mining has sold its struggling Inata gold mine in north-central Burkina Faso to the Ghana-based group Balaji Group, company officials disclosed to APA.

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    25-Dec-2017 to 15:34

    Burkina: Terror attacks cast shadow over 2017

    APA-Ouagadougou (B/Faso) — Recent terror attacks in Burkina Faso have cast a long shadow over social life and security in the country, as 2017 draws to a close.

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    21-Dec-2017 to 20:13

    Burkina tobacco tax reaches 45 percent

    APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Tax on tobacco in Burkina Faso has risen from 30 percent to 45 percent, a parliamentary source revealed on Thursday.

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    20-Dec-2017 to 14:34

    Burkina cuts trade ties with North Korea

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkina Faso has officially cut trade relations with North Korea, Foreign Minister Alpha Barry said, adding that the move is based on a resolution adopted by the United Nations.

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