Burkina Faso

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  • noun

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a desperately poor landlocked country in western Africa


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Such was the case with Blaise Compaor`, who ruled Burkina Faso for 27 years.
The coup d'Etat took place, Wednesday, at a time in which Burkina Faso is preparing for the organisation of presidential and legislative elections due, October 11.
Since 2009, gold has replaced cotton, to be the first source of foreign currency for Burkina Faso.
Earlier, officials in Burkina Faso said human remains and the burnt wreckage had been found about 50 kilometers (30 miles) from the border of Burkina Faso near the Malian village of Boulikessi.
But on arrival in Burkina Faso, they are soldtobrothelsandforcedtoworkasprostitutes to pay back big debts.
assistance to Burkina Faso focuses on increasing food security for mothers and children in food deficit areas, improving the education of girls, strengthening malaria control and reproductive health services, addressing threats of meningitis and influenza, increasing production of high-potential agricultural zones, enhancing access to markets, and increasing investment in land and rural productivity.
He said that Sudan will open four embassies in Burkina Faso and Cote d'Ivoire in west Africa and Angola and Mozambique in southern Africa, adding that the four new embassies will carry out non-resident diplomatic representation of Sudan in several African countries.
In his cable, His Majesty expressed his sincere condolences and sympathy to President Compaore, the bereaved's family and the friendly people of Burkina Faso.
PDI is focused on reducing its costs wherever possible so that it can maximise expenditure on exploration of our Eastern Burkina Faso Project.
The 29th edition of Afcon 2013 ' the African Cup of nations ' competition will be rounded up on Sunday with Nigeria and Burkina Faso facing each other in the final on Sunday at the National Stadium in Soweto.
BURKINA FASO have battled through to the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals for the second time in their history but their dreams of reaching the final could be extinguished by west African rivals Ghana in Nelspruit tonight, Ghana have taken over at the head of the outright betting - at a best-priced 13-8 - after Ivory Coast's shock 2-1 loss to Nigeria on Sunday.
Summary: Nelspruit: Burkina Faso sprung a major surprise at the African Nations Cup when they drew .
14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Educational incentives for children and alternate livelihoods for their families are part of a new program to protect youth from the worst forms of underage labor in the impoverished West African nation of Burkina Faso, Counterpart International announced.
And pupils are already hard at work collecting boxes full of presents which this year will be sent to Burkina Faso in West Africa through relief agency ADRA UK.
Qatar Charity (QC) has conducted the second phase of its humanitarian relief project in helping the Malian refugees in Niger, Mauritania, and Burkina Faso.