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News Burkina Faso » Politics: Burkina Faso is more than just gold mines, says new political envoy

News channel or source: http://www.hilltimes.com/2018/02/14/burkina-faso-just-gold-mines-says-new-political-envoy/134358
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

The new ambassador of Burkina Faso wants to make Canada aware that it can invest in more than just gold in the landlocked country and hopes to shed light on the different trade opportunities it can offer. Athanase Boudo arrived on Nov. 7, replacing his ...

News Burkina Faso » Politics: Burkina Faso: A History of Power, Protest, and Revolution

News channel or source: https://www.foreignaffairs.com/reviews/capsule-review/2018-02-13/burkina-faso-history-power-protest-and-revolution
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Harsch’s is the first English-language political history of Burkina Faso to appear in many years. It is a superb introduction to this small, landlocked country in the Sahel region, covering the precolonial era, the era of French colonization, and the ...

News Burkina Faso » Politics: Can Art Bring A Political Change? Iara Lee Discusses BURKINABE RISING

News channel or source: https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/Can-Art-Bring-A-Political-Change-Iara-Lee-Discusses-BURKINABE-RISING-20180208
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

How can creativity and art after all, bring a political change peacefully? "Burkina Faso is the ultimate example", the Brazilian of Korean descent director of the documentary "Burkinabè Rising: The Art of Resistance in Burkina Faso", Iara Lee said in an ...

News Burkina Faso » Politics: Citizens’ movements tackle corruption, from Guatemala to Ukraine to Burkina Faso

News channel or source: http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/citizens-movements-tackle-corruption-from-guatemala-to-ukraine-to-burkina-faso/
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Balai Citoyen, which was co-founded by two musicians in July 2013, eventually merged with other political movements into a unified grassroots effort to prevent Compaoré from running again. “We, the youth of Burkina Faso, decided to request that the cons ...

News Burkina Faso » Politics: The European Union's partnership with the G5 Sahel countries

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/world/european-unions-partnership-g5-sahel-countries
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

In 2014, Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania ... up cooperation with this African-led initiative to build a strong partnership on many fronts: from political dialogue, to development and humanitarian support, to strengthening security and tackling ...

News Burkina Faso » Politics: 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

American musicians were once integral to political activism. The 1963 March on Washington ... 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 ...

News Burkina Faso » Politics: Saudi Arabia and Iran Compete in the Sahel

News channel or source: https://lobelog.com/saudi-arabia-and-iran-compete-in-the-sahel/
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

The force falls under the rubric of G5 Sahel, which brings together Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso, and Chad for regional cooperation on political and security issues. To bolster the finances of this organization, France invited UAE, Saudi Arabia ...

News Burkina Faso » Politics: A Week Of Transitions In Africa: Will Togo Be Next? – Analysis

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/19022018-a-week-of-transitions-in-africa-will-togo-be-next-analysis/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

(FPRI) — Corruption allegations and political unrest in Africa have too often prompted ... “There was Tunisia; there was Egypt, Libya, Burkina [Faso]; these countries copied us,” National Alliance for Change (ANC) Party youth leader Jean Eklou ...

News Burkina Faso » Politics: West Africa's extremism spreading as thousands flee homes

News channel or source: https://infotel.ca/newsitem/af-burkina-faso-growing-extremism/cp1364230383
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Burkina Faso now finds itself joining the front line of a growing ... This spat has resulted in many British Columbia wineries ending up as political pawns, currently shut out of the Alberta marketplace.

News Burkina Faso » Politics: Africa in politics: reviewing 2017, forecasting 2018

News channel or source: http://www.journalism.co.za/blog/africa-politics-reviewing-2017-forecasting-2018-2/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

In Burkina Faso, attempts by dictator Blaise Campaore to hang onto ... It is worth noting that runoffs are becoming a stable feature in African politics. In 2016 for instance, there were runoffs in Central Africa Republic, Benin, Niger and the semi ...