Burkina Faso

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a desperately poor landlocked country in western Africa


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The report outlines the Global Fund OIG findings concerning the actions of the Burkinabe firms mentioned above, those of a and a third, separate firm, and the need to address weaknesses in the affected program.
business interests and investment, and assists the Burkinabe with developing an economy that has shown promising signs of growth in recent years.
He banned female genital mutilation and forced marriages, and for the first time, Burkinabe women were allowed to initiate divorce.
Lone Ahly striker Emad Meteb made no impression on a massed Etoile defence and was replaced by Burkinabe Moussa Yedan just past the hour.
Among the 118 dead were 54 French nationals, eight Lebanese, 23 Burkinabe, six Algerians and six Spaniards.
As well as French and Burkinabe, those aboard included Lebanese, Algerians, Spanish, Canadians, Germans, Luxembourgers, a Cameroonian, a Belgian, an Egyptian, a Ukrainian, a Swiss, a Nigerian and a Malian.
However, General Gilbert Diendere, a member of the crisis unit in Burkina Faso, said his team had found remains in southern Mali, 50 km (30 miles) from the Burkinabe border.
En cette douloureuse circonstance, SM le Roi presente au President Blaise Compaore, et a travers lui, aux familles des victimes et a l'ensemble du peuple burkinabe frere, Ses condoleances les plus attristees et l'expression de Ses sentiments de solidarite et de compassion, implorant le Tout-puissant de recevoir les innocentes victimes dans Son vaste Paradis et d'accorder soutien et reconfort a leurs proches.
He said the passenger list included 50 French, 24 Burkinabe, eight Lebanese, four Algerians, two from Luxembourg, one Belgian, one Swiss, one Nigerian, one Cameroonian, one Ukrainian and one Romanian.
Examples are drawn from Ma Famille, Les Bobodiouf (4) (2000) by Patrick Martinet, Vis a Vis (2004) by Abdoulaye Dao and the work of the Burkinabe filmmaker Boubakar Diallo.
He was co-founder of the Burkinabe Mining Association and president of the Technical Commission of the World Bank-MIGA 6th African Mining Symposium.
1) Approximately 57 per cent of the Burkinabe people live below the international poverty line, on less than $US1.
Le chef de la diplomatie burkinabe Djibrill Bassole est patient.
Therefore now, besides Pitroipa, Burkinabe will also be counting on the country's top goal scorer of all time, star striker Moumouni Dagano, and defender Bakary Kone.
Burkinabe officials, however, believe that Burkina is not a West African drug hub and that there are no established networks or distribution centers in Burkina Faso.