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Friday, 07-03-15, 5:48Nigeria to Partner Ecowas for Elections in B/Faso[Leadership] President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja pledged that Nigeria would work with other ECOWAS member-nations and the international community to assist Burkina Faso in the conduct of free, credible and peaceful elections. read more...
Thursday, 07-02-15, 14:42French Soldiers Accused of Child Sex Abuse Detained in France[RFI] Two French special forces soldiers accused of sexually abusing children in Burkina Faso have been taken into custody on arriving back in France on Thursday. Authorities have publicly declared that the investigation is taking place in contrast to an earlier child sex abuse scandal involving French troops in the Central African Republic. read more...
Thursday, 07-02-15, 14:42French Soldiers Accused of Child Sex Abuse Detained[RFI] Two French special forces soldiers accused of sexually abusing children in Burkina Faso have been taken into custody on arriving back in France on Thursday. Authorities have publicly declared that the investigation is taking place in contrast to an earlier child sex abuse scandal involving French troops in the Central African Republic. read more...
Monday, 06-29-15, 13:37African Court Makes Ruling On Slain Scribe[Arusha Times] Arusha-based African Court on Human and People's Rights (AfHPR) has ordered the Burkina Faso government to pay $ 15,757 to the family of a journalist slain in the 1990s in a high profile murder linked to the ruling class. read more...
Friday, 06-26-15, 10:05UNDP to Boost Expertise in Post-Disaster Recovery[UNDP] Panama -In collaboration with the World Bank and European Union, UNDP this week trained 40 disaster experts in how to conduct critical post-disaster needs assessments. read more...
Wednesday, 06-24-15, 12:40Meeting the October Election Target[ICG] OVERVIEW read more...
Tuesday, 06-23-15, 13:48With WB Support, Burkina Faso and Côte d'Ivoire Commit to Trade and Transport Sector Reforms[World Bank] Washington, DC -The World Bank Group's Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$100 million Development Policy credit, to help the governments of Burkina Faso and Côte d'Ivoire to reduce trade and transport transaction costs as a step towards promoting the development of the private sector and improving global integration in the two countries. The project marks an innovative approach to budget support as it is the first time that the World Bank provides budget support to more than one country on a regional b read more...
Monday, 06-22-15, 11:19European Commission - Press Release[EASS] The European Union increases its support for the transition in Burkina Faso read more...
Friday, 06-19-15, 13:47Act Alliance Appeal - Response to Burundian Refugee Influx in Tanzania[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Since April 2015, Burundians have been fleeing their country following the announcement that President Pierre Nkurunziza, in violation of the country's constitution, is seeking a 3rd presidential term. Mass protests have followed, during which at least 30 civilians have perished . There was a subsequent failed coup which has led to a deterioration in safety and security in Burundi, including displacement towards surrounding countries at a high rate. read more...
Thursday, 06-18-15, 16:25The European Union Increases Its Support for the Transition in Burkina Faso[PR Newswire] Brussels -The European Union is increasing its support for Burkina Faso's transitional government today with the signing of a ?120 million budget support agreement covering a period of 18 months, financed under the 11th European Development Fund. This budget support has been quickly put in place to consolidate the country's democratic gains following the popular uprising at the end of October 2014. Its aim is to promote much-needed political, economic and social stability. read more...

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