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Burkina Faso : Clitoraid and Raëlian Church win their case

Clitoraid and Raëlian Church win their case: obstetrician-gynaecologist Professor Charlemagne Marie Ouédraogo, who opposed the opening of AVFE/CLITORAID’s Kamkaso Hospital, is convicted of defamation OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina-Faso, July 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — In its verdict, which was made public on 30 June 2014, the Ouagadougou Regional Court found Professor Charlemagne Marie Ouédraogo guilty of […]

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Burkina Faso : Canada Minister Fast Visit

Minister Fast Concludes Successful Visit to Burkina Faso OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina-Faso, June 20, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, today wrapped up his first visit to Burkina Faso, where he set a new course for increased engagement between Canada and the sub-Saharan African nation by deepening commercial ties. During […]

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Burkina Faso : Women Entrepreneurs get New Support

Canada Announces New Support to Women Entrepreneurs in Burkina Faso / During his third trade mission to Africa, Minister Fast announces a new Canadian contribution that will improve the professional capacities and living conditions of women rice prod OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina-Faso, June 20, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, […]

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U.S. Army Africa coordinates ADAPT program in Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina-Faso, May 16, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Recently, U.S. Army Africa coordinated instruction for Burkina Faso Armed Forces personnel with the third phase of unit movement training.   Keeping in stride with USARAF’s guiding principle of helping African’s solve African problems, a two-man Africa Deployment Assistance Partnership Team – Ground or ADAPT-G as […]

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Twenty-sixth High-Level Meeting of Heads of UN Peace Missions in West Africa

DAKAR, Senegal, May 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — At the invitation of Mr. Said Djinnit, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for West Africa and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA), the Heads of the United Nations Peace Missions in West Africa held their Twenty-sixth high-level consultation meeting on 9 […]

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AS PLANS FOR OUGADOUGOU PLUS 10 GATHER PACE- AFRICAN MINISTERS MEET TO PREPARE POLICIES TO ENSURE EMPLOYMENT, POVERTY ERADICATION AND INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT

WINDHOEK, Namibia, April 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — In September 2014, Heads of State and Government of the African Union will meet at an extra ordinary session in Burkina Faso, to find ways to accelerate job creation on the continent, in particular for youth and women. Their meeting will take place ten years after […]

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Burkina Faso – IMF Approves US$4.84 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Burkina Faso and Approves US$4.84 Million Disbursement OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina-Faso, July 2, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the sixth review under a three-year arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) for Burkina […]

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Burkina Faso: People in the north receive food aid

GENEVA, Switzerland, June 13, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Beginning 13 June, farmers and herders in Oudalan province, in the north of Burkina Faso, will be receiving food aid provided by the Burkinabé Red Cross Society with support from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). By 16 June, some 9,000 needy people will […]

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Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Mission to Burkina Faso

Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Mission to Burkina Faso OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina-Faso, May 20, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team visited Ouagadougou from April 25-May 8 to carry out discussions with the Burkinabè authorities on the sixth review of their economic and financial program supported by the IMF […]

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UN rights expert calls for international support to ward off any potential terrorism in Burkina Faso

GENEVA, Switzerland, April 15, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter-terrorism, Ben Emmerson, today cautioned that Burkina Faso remains vulnerable to the threat of terrorist attack, the spread of armed conflict across its borders, and the emergence of religious intolerance, radicalization and violent extremism among its population. […]

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Human rights and counter-terrorism: UN expert launches official visit to Burkina Faso

Human rights and counter-terrorism: UN expert launches official visit to Burkina Faso GENEVA, Switzerland, April 5, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter-terrorism, Ben Emmerson, will undertake an official visit to Burkina Faso from 8 to 12 April 2013. This will be the first visit to the […]

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