Pierre-Christophe Gam – Paying Homage to Thomas Sankara Through Art

[This is Africa] Thomas Sankara might be dead but his spirit is alive, a source of inspiration to many Africans, including artists like Pierre-Christophe Gam, a Cameroonian-Chadian artist. Gam titled his work The Upright Man “a mixed media installation…

[This is Africa] Thomas Sankara might be dead but his spirit is alive, a source of inspiration to many Africans, including artists like Pierre-Christophe Gam, a Cameroonian-Chadian artist. Gam titled his work The Upright Man "a mixed media installation offering an apocryphal look at the life and legacy of Thomas Sankara".

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‘We are the enemies of our leaders’- Meet the journalists behind West Africa Leaks

[International Consortium of Investigative Journalists] The 13 journalists who worked on the West Africa Leaks face everything from threats, law suits and intimidation.

[International Consortium of Investigative Journalists] The 13 journalists who worked on the West Africa Leaks face everything from threats, law suits and intimidation.

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Wanted – Honorary Consuls For ‘Cash-Strapped’ African Nations

[International Consortium of Investigative Journalists] Honorary consuls occupy a little-known niche in the global elite. Many work to rigorous standards, but for others their avowed love for their adopted country is not always reflected in their tax f…

[International Consortium of Investigative Journalists] Honorary consuls occupy a little-known niche in the global elite. Many work to rigorous standards, but for others their avowed love for their adopted country is not always reflected in their tax filings.

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Three Presumed Terrorists Killed in Ouagadougou Shootout

[RFI] Three suspected jihadists and a gendarme were killed on Tuesday in Burkina Faso’s capital in a pre-dawn raid led by security forces on the suspects’ house. Burkinabè officials say the militants were linked to an attack in March against the army headquarters and the French embassy in Ouagadougou.

[RFI] Three suspected jihadists and a gendarme were killed on Tuesday in Burkina Faso's capital in a pre-dawn raid led by security forces on the suspects' house. Burkinabè officials say the militants were linked to an attack in March against the army headquarters and the French embassy in Ouagadougou.

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MFWA, Partners Train Journalists On Effective Anti-Corruption Reporting in Burkina Faso

[MFWA] The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) in collaboration with its national partner in Burkina Faso, Centre National de Presse – Norbert Zongo (CNP-NZ) will on Wednesday April 25 – Friday, April 27, 2018, hold a three-day training workshop fo…

[MFWA] The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) in collaboration with its national partner in Burkina Faso, Centre National de Presse - Norbert Zongo (CNP-NZ) will on Wednesday April 25 - Friday, April 27, 2018, hold a three-day training workshop for influential journalists in Burkina Faso.

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Ethnic Violence Pushes Malians Into Burkina Faso Crisis Zone

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Ethnic violence in central Mali has driven 3,000 people into northern Burkina Faso since February, straining dwindling food and medical supplies in that part of the West African nation, the United Nations said on Tue…

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Ethnic violence in central Mali has driven 3,000 people into northern Burkina Faso since February, straining dwindling food and medical supplies in that part of the West African nation, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

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Burkina Faso Defeats Queen Scorpions

[The Point] Burkina Faso’s National Women team defeated Gambia’s Queen Scorpions on Friday prior to the crucial 2019 Africa Women cup of nation preliminary first 1st leg qualifiers at the Burkina national stadium in Ouagadougou.

[The Point] Burkina Faso's National Women team defeated Gambia's Queen Scorpions on Friday prior to the crucial 2019 Africa Women cup of nation preliminary first 1st leg qualifiers at the Burkina national stadium in Ouagadougou.

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Gambia Beats Burkina Faso to Navigate to African Women’s Cup of Nations Qualifiers’ 2nd Round

[The Point] The Gambia Queen Scorpions yesterday defeated their West African counterparts Burkina Faso 2-1 at the Independence Stadium, in Bakau as they move to qualify for the African Women’s Cup of Nations Qualifiers’.

[The Point] The Gambia Queen Scorpions yesterday defeated their West African counterparts Burkina Faso 2-1 at the Independence Stadium, in Bakau as they move to qualify for the African Women's Cup of Nations Qualifiers'.

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