Ouagadougou

Type: City
Name: Ouagadougou
Country: Burkina Faso
Latitude: 12.37
Longitude: -1.53
population: 1,031,330
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

NEW GOVERNMENT PROPOSES POLITICAL NEGOTIATIONS ON NORTH

Mali’s Prime minister Moussa Mara at the conclusion of a first cabinet meeting in Bamako announced the “prompt” appointing of a chief negotiator for political talks “with all communities on the territorial statute of the northern regions”.Another novelty ... [Published Misna - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

‘Task Shifting’ brings Emergency Maternity Care to Burkina Faso Women - 17 April 2014

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso – Aminata Kouanda, 20, arrived at the Koupela health post, in eastern Burkina Faso, suffering complications late in her pregnancy. She faced the risk of uterine rupture and required an emergency Caesarean section – a procedure ... [Published UNFPA - 4 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

(Special for CAFS) Ouagadougou traders declare 3-day mourning for Togo accident

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.OUAGADOUGOU, April 17 (Xinhua) -- Traders at Ouagadougou's largest market said they will hold a three-day mourning period for Burkina Faso victims of the Monday road accident in Togo.Representatives of the traders who spoke ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 8 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Burkina cuts cotton price for 2014-15, raises output target

A farmer shows cotton on a farm in Qaha OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Burkina Faso set a minimum farmgate price for cotton growers of 225 CFA francs ($0.47) per kilo for the 2014/15 growing season, down from 235 francs the previous year, the Interprofessional ... [Published Sharenet - Apr 16 2014]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

EU to pump €33m into Africa land mgt

The European Union has agreed to disburse some €33 million (about 21.6 billion CFA francs), to help improve land management in ten African countries, APA can report from Ouagadougou Wednesday.The program to be carried out in partnership with the United ... [Published StarAfrica.com - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) Road accident in Togo claims lives of 24 Burkina Faso nationals

(Special for CAFS) Road accident in Togo claims lives of 24 Burkina Faso nationalsContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.OUAGADOUGOU, April 16 (Xinhua) -- At least 24 Burkina Faso nationals died in a road accident that occurred on Monday evening in Togo, involving ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Obama's deadly pivot to Africa

"Over the last several years, the US has been building a constellation of drone bases across Africa, flying intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance missions out of not only Niger, but also Djibouti, Ethiopia, and the island nation of the Seychelles. ... [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

SA to participate in AU social affairs meeting

Pretoria - Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant will next week lead a high-level South African delegation to a special session of the African Union Labour and Social Affairs Commission (AULSAC) in Windhoek, Namibia.The conference, to be held on 23-25 April, ... [Published SAnews.gov.za - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Shea butter in Burkina Faso: better incomes thanks to alternative energy sources

Joël BlinOuagadougou, Burkina Faso E-mail ... [Published CIRAD - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

BP : providing consultancy service for Geological mapping

providing consultancy service for Geological mappingmore info :Location : Burkina FasoBidDate : 5/2/2014Tender Country : BURKINA FASOTender Type : TendersTendering Authority : PADSEMTendering Authority Address : Name: Appolinaire OuedraogoAddress: ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) 300 buyers expected to attend 14th edition of Burkina Faso's handicraft exhibition

(Special for CAFS) 300 buyers expected to attend 14th edition of Burkina Faso's handicraft exhibitionContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.OUAGADOUGOU, April 11 (Xinhua) -- At least 300 buyers from various continents are expected to attend the 14th edition of ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

The same chief since 1987

WHEN Blaise Compaore, the president of Burkina Faso, selected a location for his palace, he chose Ouaga 2000, a district about 10km from downtown Ouagadougou, the capital. Opened in 2005, Kosyam Palace stands alone at the end of an empty avenue--a symbol ... [Published The Economist - Apr 10 2014]

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...The first is income disparity. Although the differences in expected earnings in the two countries are slim, "Burkinabe can expect to earn more money when they move to Côte d'Ivoire for work" , he said
"This should not discourage farmers because the cost of farm inputs will be lower due to governme ..."
"Over the last several years, the US has been building a constellation of drone bases across Africa, flying intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance missions out of not only Niger, but also Djibouti, Ethiopia, and the island nation of the Seychelles. Meanwhile, an airbase in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, serves as the home of a Joint Special Operations Air Detachment, as well as of the Trans-Sahara Short Take-OffShort Take-Off and LandingLanding Airlift Support initiative ."
..."The eighteen months or so that I've been here, we've been at war the whole time," Cook told them. "We are trying to provide opportunities for the African people to fix their own African challenges. Now, unfortunately, operations in Libya, South Sudan, and Mali, over the last two years, have proven there's always something going on in Africa."

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On "South-South" migration [Published Politicsweb - 8 hours ago]
(Special for CAFS) Ouagadougou traders declare ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 8 hours ago]
XINHUA - Price of cotton in Burkina Faso to dro... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 19 hours ago]
EU to pump €33m into Africa land mgt [Published StarAfrica.com - 21 hours ago]
Obama's deadly pivot to Africa [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Apr 16 2014]
XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) Road accident in To... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 16 2014]
(Special for CAFS) Road accident in Togo claims... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 16 2014]
Burkina cuts cotton price for 2014-15, raises o... [Published Sharenet - Apr 16 2014]
SA to participate in AU social affairs meeting [Published SAnews.gov.za - Apr 16 2014]
Construction of Benin Republic and Niger rail l... [Published Mbendi - Apr 15 2014]
Shea butter in Burkina Faso: better incomes tha... [Published CIRAD - Apr 15 2014]
BP : providing consultancy service for Geologic... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 15 2014]
NetSquared's April Nonprofit Technology Meetups [Published TechSoup - Apr 15 2014]
Behind the Veil of Secrecy Over US Military Ope... [Published Mother Jones - Apr 15 2014]
Burkina Faso referendum call hints at leaders r... [Published Big News Network - Apr 14 2014]
America's Upcoming War in Africa [Published Axis of Logic - Apr 14 2014]
Burkina Faso referendum call hints at leader's ... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 14 2014]
Close to 7 000 SA overseas voters registered [Published Daily News South Africa - Apr 14 2014]
Tomgram: Nick Turse, AFRICOM Becomes a "War-Fig... [Published Tom Dispatch - Apr 14 2014]
B/Faso MPs pass bill to remove dev obstacles [Published StarAfrica.com - Apr 13 2014]
Rally calls on Burkina Faso president to run again [Published Fresno Bee - Apr 12 2014]
African Cristal Festival: Nigerian Creative Bra... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Apr 12 2014]
XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) 300 buyers expected... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 11 2014]
(Special for CAFS) 300 buyers expected to atten... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 11 2014]
B/Faso opposition worries over Ebola epidemic [Published StarAfrica.com - Apr 11 2014]
Burkina Faso: Burkina Faso Price Bulletin April... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 11 2014]
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Obama's deadly pivot to Africa [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Apr 16 2014]
"Over the last several years, the US has been building a constellation of drone bases across Africa, flying intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance missions out of not only Niger, but also Djibouti, Ethiopia, and the island nation of the Seychelles. ...
Burkina Faso: Burkina Faso Price Bulletin April... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 11 2014]
Source: Famine Early Warning System NetworkCountry: Burkina Faso Millet, maize, and sorghum are the most important food commodities for household consumption. Millet is the staple of the most vulnerable households, while maize and sorghum also contribute ...
The same chief since 1987 [Published Baobab - The Economist - Apr 10 2014]
WHEN Blaise Compaore, the president of Burkina Faso, selected a location for his palace, he chose Ouaga 2000, a district about 10km from downtown Ouagadougou, the capital. Opened in 2005, Kosyam Palace stands alone at the end of a empty avenue--a symbol ...
Burkina Faso: UNHCR Burkina Faso - Ville de Oua... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 28 2014]
Source: UN High Commissioner for RefugeesCountry: Burkina Faso, Mali ...
IMF Concludes Staff Mission to Burkina Faso [Published SocioLingo Africa - Mar 27 2014]
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina-Faso, March 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Ms. Laure Redifer visited Ouagadougou from March 14-26 to carry...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full ...
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