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News Burkina Faso » Economy: New Permanent Representative of Burkina Faso Presents Credentials to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva

News channel or source: https://www.cnbcafrica.com/apo/2018/02/20/new-permanent-representative-of-burkina-faso-presents-credentials-to-the-directorgeneral-of-the-united-nations-office-at-geneva/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Désiré Sougouri, the new Permanent Representative of Burkina Faso to the United Nations Office at Geneva ... and a post-graduate diploma in international economic law in 1997. He holds a diploma in diplomatic studies from the International Relations ...

News Burkina Faso » Economy: Thousands flee homes as West Africa’s extremism spreads, rocks Burkina Faso

News channel or source: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2018/02/19/world/thousands-flee-homes-west-africas-extremism-spreads-rocks-burkina-faso/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Burkina Faso now finds itself joining the front line of a growing ... “The terrorism and criminal economy threatening the region vastly overwhelm the capacity of any individual country or region to adequately respond,” African Union Commission chair ...

News Burkina Faso » Economy: Shiny future for Burkina Faso’s gold-mining industry

News channel or source: https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/business-and-economy/2018-02-17-shiny-future-for-burkina-fasos-gold-mining-industry/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Ouagadougou — Burkina Faso expects to produce a record 55 tonnes of gold in 2018, a two-thirds increase on five years ago, as new projects in the landlocked West African country come on tap, the mining minister said in an interview. Speaking in his ...

News Burkina Faso » Economy: Foreign Minister Kono Pays a Courtesy Call on the President of Burkina Faso

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096483479/Foreign-Minister-Kono-Pays-a-Courtesy-Call-on-the-President-of-Burkina-Faso
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The overview is as follows. At the beginning, Minister Kono paid respect for President Kaboré's leadership in promoting Burkina Faso's economic development and stability. He also stated that Japan has decided to provide humanitarian and development ...

News Burkina Faso » Economy: How weavers in Burkina Faso are now on Europe’s migration front line

News channel or source: http://www.irinnews.org/feature/2018/02/06/how-weavers-burkina-faso-are-now-europe-s-migration-front-line
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

Burkina Faso is a poor, agriculture-based country. It historically provided workers to neighbouring economic powerhouse Cote d’Ivoire, until the country’s civil war in the early 2000s. Now destinations are far more diverse, from Europe to Libya ...

News Burkina Faso » Economy: Submission to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights concerning Niger

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/02/11/submission-committee-economic-social-and-cultural-rights-concerning-niger
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

This submission relates to Articles 13 and 14 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights ... Mali, Mauritania, Burkina Faso, and Chad to counter Islamist armed groups in the Sahel region of Africa, will be subject to the same ...

News Burkina Faso » Economy: Burkina Faso's 19th biennial National Week of Culture begins 24 March

News channel or source: http://www.infosplusgabon.com/index.php/a-la-une/11056-burkina-fasos-19th-biennial-national-week-of-culture-begins-24-march
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

It is held in Bobo-Dioulasso, the economic capital of Burkina Faso located at 360 km west of Ouagadougou, and brings brings together thousands of festival-goers.

News Burkina Faso » Economy: Speaker describes impact of CRS Rice Bowl in his home country

News channel or source: https://www.thebostonpilot.com/article.asp?Source=Trending&ID=181555
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

In Burkina Faso, CRS supports education, healthcare and inclusive economic development, but it is its agricultural programs that have had the biggest impact. About 80 percent of the country's population relies on farming and livestock rearing to make a ...

News Burkina Faso » Economy: State Department Designation of Ansarul Islam

News channel or source: https://www.globalsecurity.org/security/library/news/2018/02/sec-180220-state01.htm
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

E.O. 13224 imposes strict sanctions on foreign persons determined to have committed, or pose a significant risk of committing, acts of terrorism that threaten the security of U.S. nationals or the national security, foreign policy, or economy of the United ...

News Burkina Faso » Economy: Senegal’s Rappers Continue to ‘Cry from the Heart’ for a More Just Society

News channel or source: https://thewire.in/223779/senegals-rappers-continue-to-sing-for-a-more-just-society/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

has worked to organise and support other artist-led social movements in Africa including Balai Citoyen in Burkina Faso. In 2014, the group released a follow up album featuring the single Diogoufi (“Nothing has changed”). Its only two years and we’re ...