Remembering Thomas Sankara

[Deutsche Welle] Burkina Faso’s late President Thomas Sankara is considered one of Africa’s revolutionaries and an icon of the liberation movement. He continues to inspire youth movements across Africa.

[Deutsche Welle] Burkina Faso's late President Thomas Sankara is considered one of Africa's revolutionaries and an icon of the liberation movement. He continues to inspire youth movements across Africa.

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The Social Roots of Jihadist Violence in the North

[ICG] Jihadist violence in the West African Sahel has now spread to the north of Burkina Faso. The response of Ouagadougou and its partners must go beyond the obvious religious and security dimensions of the crisis, and any solution must take into acco…

[ICG] Jihadist violence in the West African Sahel has now spread to the north of Burkina Faso. The response of Ouagadougou and its partners must go beyond the obvious religious and security dimensions of the crisis, and any solution must take into account deep-rooted social and local factors.

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Global Fund Board Approves Transfer of Funds Within the 2014-2016 Allocation to Burkina Faso

[GFO] The Global Fund Board has approved the transfer of ? 2.6 million from within the 2014-2016 allocation to Burkina Faso. The funds are being transferred from a TB/HIV grant and an RSSH grant, where they were projected to remain unused, to a malaria…

[GFO] The Global Fund Board has approved the transfer of ? 2.6 million from within the 2014-2016 allocation to Burkina Faso. The funds are being transferred from a TB/HIV grant and an RSSH grant, where they were projected to remain unused, to a malaria grant (BFA-M-PADS) to cover a significant gap that has materialized in the malaria program. The Board was acting on a recommendation from its Grant Approvals Committee (GAC).

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President Sirleaf Consoles Burkina Faso Following the Death of the President of the National Assembly, Mr Salifou Diallo

[The Capitol Times] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a Message of Condolence to her Burkinabe counterpart, Mr. Roch Marc Christian Kabore, President of the Republic of Burkina Faso, following the passing of the President of the National Assembl…

[The Capitol Times] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a Message of Condolence to her Burkinabe counterpart, Mr. Roch Marc Christian Kabore, President of the Republic of Burkina Faso, following the passing of the President of the National Assembly of Burkina Faso, Mr. Salifou Diallo in Paris, France, on Saturday, August 19, 2017.

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Pres. Sirleaf Consoles Burkina Faso

[New Dawn] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a Message of Condolence to her Burkinabe counterpart, President Roch Marc Christian Kabore, following the passing of the President of the National Assembly of Burkina Faso, Mr. Salifou Diallo in Paris…

[New Dawn] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a Message of Condolence to her Burkinabe counterpart, President Roch Marc Christian Kabore, following the passing of the President of the National Assembly of Burkina Faso, Mr. Salifou Diallo in Paris, France, on Saturday, August 19, 2017.

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Support Needed for North in Fight Against Terror

[Deutsche Welle] Not for the first time, a terror attack in Ouagadougou has left many people dead. But terror is not only a problem in the capital of Burkina Faso. The threat is present throughout the country, says Thomas Mösch.

[Deutsche Welle] Not for the first time, a terror attack in Ouagadougou has left many people dead. But terror is not only a problem in the capital of Burkina Faso. The threat is present throughout the country, says Thomas Mösch.

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso

Police Ends Operation Against Suspected Jihadists

[VOA] Burkina Faso’s security forces have ended their operation against suspected Islamic militants who opened fire on a restaurant in the country’s capital, killing at least 18 people and wounding eight.

[VOA] Burkina Faso's security forces have ended their operation against suspected Islamic militants who opened fire on a restaurant in the country's capital, killing at least 18 people and wounding eight.

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