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    29-Oct-2014 to 14:19

    Burkinabe legislators to discuss bill on constitutional revision

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — – Burkinabe Members of Parliament have been summoned on Thursday at 10am for the adoption of the draft law amending Article 37 of the constitution, the “Alternation- Democracy-Justice” (ADJ) and “Union for Progress and Change” (UPC) announced in a joint press release.

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    28-Oct-2014 to 14:33

    Burkina’s opposition launches “last warning” to Blaise Compaore

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — – Several hundreds of thousands of Burkinabe took to the streets of the capital, Ouagadougou on Tuesday in a bid to protest against the bill for the amendment of the Constitution which if adopted would pave the way for another term for the current president Blaise Compaore who has already spent 27 years at the helm of the West-African country.

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    22-Oct-2014 to 18:47

    CSOs reject referendum calls in B/Faso

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Burkina Faso are up in arms against calls for a referendum.

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    20-Oct-2014 to 17:19

    BOAD approves CFA 18.5b for Ouagadougou road planning

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The West African Development Bank (BOAD) will provide up to CFA 18.5 billion for the planning project to construct the N°4 Ouaga-Koupela road section, the Ministry in charge of infrastructure informed APA.

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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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