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By Tajuddin
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Nov 11th, 2014
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Ouagadougou ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) — Opposition parties, civil society groups and religious leaders adopted a plan Sunday for a transitional authority to guide Burkina Faso to elections after a popular uprising forced longtime President Blaise Compaore from power. Lt. Col. Isaac Zida declared hims...
By Tajuddin
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Nov 7th, 2014
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Accra ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – West African leaders on Thursday appointed Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe to supervise the region’s efforts to contain the deadly Ebola epidemic, which has killed nearly 5 000 people, mostly in the region. The leaders who gathered in the Ghanaian capi...
By Tajuddin
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Nov 4th, 2014
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Ouagadougou ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Burkina Faso`s army wants to hand over power within two weeks, labour unions said Tuesday, as international pressure mounted on the country`s military rulers for a speedy transition after the fall of president Blaise Compaore. As Canada suspended its aid ...
By Tajuddin
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Nov 3rd, 2014
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Ouagadougou (DIPLOMAT.SO + Reuters) – Burkina Faso’s army cleared thousands of protesters from the capital and opened fire at state TV headquarters on Sunday, killing one person, as it sought to restore order following the resignation of President Blaise Compaore two days ago. Compaore...
By Tajuddin
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Nov 2nd, 2014
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Ouagadougou ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Burkina Faso’s army appointed a military colonel as transitional leader on Saturday, it said, after the West African country’s president resigned from 27 years in office amid violent protests against his continued power. Lt. Col. Isaac Yacouba...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Nov 1st, 2014
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Ouagadougou ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A second military officer appears to have taken power in Burkina Faso, a third leader for the West African state in 24 hours. Colonel Isaac Zida said he had assumed the powers of head of state, and called on the international community to recognise his au...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 6th, 2014
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Copenhagen (DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Danish government warned its citizens against travelling to 28 countries including Somalia. The spokesperson of the Department of Public Service better known as Borger Service in that country Ole Egberg Mikkelsen said they issued that advisory following the behead...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 15th, 2014
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United States has announced $4.8 million to fund projects in over half a dozen countries, including Ethiopia , to end child and forced marriages. Other countries include Nepal, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, India , Tanzania and Yemen. “We know the fight against ...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 7th, 2014
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO)- Somali and Djiboutian women are the most beautiful in Africa Continent, according to ranking site ,suggesting Ghanaian women are the third most beautiful ladies in the Continent . After Ghana are Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia,Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia , Kenya,Rwanda ,and Seychell...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 24th, 2014
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Algiers(REUTERS + DIPLOMAT) – An Air Algerie flight crashed on Thursday en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers on board, an Algerian aviation official said. There were few clear indications of what might have happened to the aircraft, or whether there were casu...