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    08-Oct-2014 to 20:29

    WAEMU to establish regional foodstuff Stock market

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) is to set up a regional stock exchange of food products (BRPV), the Union’s Commission in the Burkinabe capital, Ouagadougou said on Wednesday.

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    07-Oct-2014 to 17:06

    B/Faso’s bank to introduce Islamic banking

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkina Faso’s Coris Bank International (CBI) has decided to open in early 2015, a window dedicated to Islamic financing in the West African country, CBI said on Tuesday.

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    07-Oct-2014 to 14:39

    Burkina Faso: Activities scheduled to commemorate Thomas Sankara’s death

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) – — A wide range of activities have been scheduled in the commemoration of the 27th anniversary of the death of the ex-Burkinabe president, Thomas Sankara and his supporters killed on 15 October 1987 during a coup, the organizing committee of the event told APA.

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    07-Oct-2014 to 13:14

    Burkina to facilitate access to cheap housing for low-income households

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — – The Burkinabe government has promised to take action to facilitate cheap housing access to low-income citizens, sources at the ministry of Habitat and Housing announced.

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    01-Oct-2014 to 17:43

    B/Faso: Veteran opposition leader Ardo Diallo dies

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Veteran Burkinabe opposition leader, Hama Arba Diallo has died at the age of 75.

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    20-Sep-2014 to 14:07

    B/Faso’s Compaore to meet opposition-Official

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkinabe president Blaise Compaore is scheduled to meet on Tuesday, representatives of the opposition and the ruling majority, a source close to the Office of Communication of the Presidency disclosed Saturday.

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    17-Sep-2014 to 18:43

    UN earmarks $90m for Malian refugees in B/Faso

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — A budget of $90 million (CFA 45 billion) has been allocated to Malian refugees who fled to Burkina Faso since the crisis in their country in 2011, the UN humanitarian coordinator for the Sahel, Robert Piper confirmed.

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