Ouagadougou

Type: City
Name: Ouagadougou
Country: Burkina Faso
Latitude: 12.37
Longitude: -1.53
population: 1,031,330
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Burkina to electrify 200 villages by 2015

Copyright : APAThe government of Burkina Faso plans to electrify nearly 200 villages by the end of 2015, the Energy Ministry told APA on Monday.The project was initiated by the Electrification Development Fund (FDE), the Project for the Intensification ... [Published StarAfrica.com - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Staff on crashed Air Algerie flight complained of work fatigue: Reports

Reports are emerging that a member of the Spanish crew onboard the Air Algerie flight that crashed last week had previously complained of exhaustion due to long hours of work, which he feared could put the safety of the plane at risk.The plane, which ... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Addis Ababa one of Africa’s top 10 cities for future investment

(Aug 19, 2014)Thelatest Global Economy Watch report from accountants PricewaterhouseCooperidentifies ten cities as new investment opportunity hotspots in Africa. It suggeststhe places to watch most closely will be Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, Ibadan andKano ... [Published Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ethiopia - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) AU meeting in Ouagadougou postponed indefinitely over Ebola

(Special for CAFS) AU meeting in Ouagadougou postponed indefinitely over EbolaContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.OUAGADOUGOU, Aug. 19 (Xinhua) -- An African Union (AU) extraordinary summit on employment, poverty eradication and inclusive development initially ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Which African cities will offer the best opportunities in the coming years?

CEOs are gradually recognising the untapped opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa. But which African cities will offer the best business potential in the coming years?By 2030 Tanzania’s commercial hub Dar es Salaam could have a bigger population than London ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Air Algeria crash: French investigators due in B/Faso September

Copyright : APAA judicial enquiry commission led by French paramilitary security officers is due in the Burkinabe capital, Ouagadougou in September to investigate the circumstances surrounding the July 24 crash of an Air Algeria flight, which killed 116 ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) 200 exhibitors expected at Ouagadougou's tourism event

(Special for CAFS) 200 exhibitors expected at Ouagadougou's tourism eventContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.OUAGADOUGOU, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) -- The 11th edition of Ouagadougou International Tourism and Hotel Exhibition (SITHO), scheduled for Oct. 2 to 5 in the ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola Update

According to what we gathered from international media reports, Guinea Bissau on Wednesday closed its borders with Guinea Conakry to prevent the Ebola virus disease from reaching the country.The health authorities advised the people not to gather in large ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola-suspected case tested negative in B/Faso

Copyright : APAA person suspected of having contracted Ebola was Wednesday diagnosed negative in Ingané, a town near Titao, at about 200 km north of Ouagadougou, in Burkina Faso, local media reported.According to the newspaper “Aujourd’hui au Fasoâ€$ ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Nairobi to host African summit on terrorism

Copyright : APAA Summit of African Heads of states on the fight against terrorism and ways to strengthen regional cooperation in addressing the scourge will be held on September 2 in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi; official sources revealed Wednesday.The ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Mali: Report on Mali and the Sahel and the activities of the African Union mission for Mali and the Sahel, 11 Aug 2014

Source: African UnionCountry: Burkina Faso, Chad, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, World PEACE AND SECURITY COUNCIL 449th MEETINGADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA11 AUGUST 2014 PSC/PR/2.(CDXLIX) I. INTRODUCTION The present Report gives an account of the major developments ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Air Algerie flight goes missing over Mali

An Air Algerie plane with more than 110 people on board went missing Thursday during a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers, company sources and officials said.The airline announced that the plane had gone missing in a brief statement carried by national ... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 13 2014]

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...French foreign minister Laurent Fabius said "the only certain thing is that the pilot asked air traffic controllers for a route change, and later asked for permission to turn around”. Right after that, the flight went off the radar screens."
"Cities are the typical entry points for businesses trying to expand in new overseas markets. They enable closer interaction with customers in a relatively small geographic space which in turn helps contain distribution costs" , the report says
...the people have boldly taken up where Sankara left off, bringing to life his assertion in 1987, as rumours of a planned coup began to spread, that "Even if you kill me, thousands more Sankaras will be born."

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A Thousand Sankaras Come of Age [analysis] [Published Individual.com - Aug 19 2014]
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Burkina Faso - heading for a showdown? [Published Africa Review - Aug 18 2014]
Liberia 'losing grip on Ebola' [Published MSN News - Aug 18 2014]
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Ethiopia Braces for Ebola Treatment [Published Individual.com - Aug 16 2014]
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Air Algeria crash: French investigators due in ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Aug 15 2014]
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Our food critic hungers for the hotel restauran... [Published New York Post - Aug 15 2014]
Ebola-suspected case tested negative in B/Faso [Published StarAfrica.com - Aug 14 2014]
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Burkina Faso: In Burkina Faso, simple and susta... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 17 hours ago]
Source: UN Children's FundCountry: Burkina Faso By Adel Sarkozi Continuing the effort to foster an environment where children can survive, develop and thrive is just one of the 25 achievements we are celebrating as we approach the 25th anniversary of ...
Mali: Report on Mali and the Sahel and the acti... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 14 2014]
Source: African UnionCountry: Burkina Faso, Chad, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, World PEACE AND SECURITY COUNCIL 449th MEETINGADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA11 AUGUST 2014 PSC/PR/2.(CDXLIX) I. INTRODUCTION The present Report gives an account of the major developments ...
World: The African Union Strategy For The Sahel... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 14 2014]
Source: African UnionCountry: Algeria, Burkina Faso, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, World PEACE AND SECURITY COUNCIL 449th MEETING11 AUGUST 2014ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA PSC/PR/3(CDXLIX) ...
Mali: Communiqué of the Peace and Security Coun... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 12 2014]
Source: African UnionCountry: Libya, Mali, Nigeria COMMUNIQUÉ The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 449th meeting held on 11 August 2014, adopted the following decision on the situation in Mali and in the Sahel region: Council, ...
Burkina Faso: Burkina Faso - heading for a show... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 11 2014]
Source: IRINCountry: Burkina Faso OUAGADOUGOU, 11 August 2014 (IRIN) - Burkina Faso's next elections are not due until November 2015, but political tensions have risen in the past year owing to suspicions that President Blaise Compaoré is looking to prolong ...
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