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Friday, 05-22-15, 9:51Visionary Outcome Achieved At the World Education Forum in Korea but Financial Backing Is Needed[Oxfam] A declaration providing political support for the post-2015 education agenda, including goals to achieve universal pre-primary, primary and secondary education of good quality, has been endorsed by Education Ministers and officials from across the world. read more...
Friday, 05-22-15, 8:58Burundian Refugee Children to Undergo Vaccination[New Times] Thousands of Burundian refugee children at Mahama Refugee Camp in Kirihe District will tomorrow receive vaccination doses against major killer diseases. read more...
Thursday, 05-21-15, 9:36A New Electoral Law and Political Struggles[Centre 4s] On April 7, 2015, Burkina Faso provisional National Transition Council (NTC) passed a new law amending the Electoral Code. read more...
Wednesday, 05-20-15, 12:17Burkina Faso Suspends Live Political Broadcasts By Media[CPJ] Abuja -The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Burkina Faso authorities to lift its suspension of live political broadcasts in the country. The three-month ban comes as Burkina Faso prepares to hold elections in October. read more...
Monday, 05-18-15, 14:17Algeria - Burkina Faso - Cooperation Agreement in Medical Training[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -A cooperation agreement was signed Sunday in Algiers between the national agency of health equipment management (Arees), and the company of equipment management and biomedical maintenance (SOGEMAB) of Burkina Faso, on the training of physiologists and biomedical maintenance experts. read more...
Monday, 05-18-15, 8:35Green-Fingered Burkinabe Women Protect Shea 'Gold'[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Cassou, Burkina Faso -The Nezeledoun resource centre in Cassou village is a hive of activity, unlike the thirsty farms nearby, as women cultivate tree seedlings and vegetables here, thanks to a borehole that provides much-needed water. read more...
Monday, 05-18-15, 8:21New Yoghurt in Burkina Faso School Meals Brings Smiles to Students' Faces[WFP] To receive their yoghurt in the morning, students line up at Djomga Primary School. The 189 students at the primary school are now receiving locally produced yoghurt for breakfast. read more...
Friday, 05-15-15, 10:18What a Funding Crisis Is Doing to Aids Patients[IRIN] Ouagadougou -For years you couldn't tell if someone in Burkina Faso had HIV/AIDS just by looking at them. Now it's getting easier again because cuts in food assistance are depriving them of nutrition, AIDS advocates say. read more...
Wednesday, 05-13-15, 19:24IFC, Société Générale Invest in Burkina Faso's Cotton Sector At a Critical Time[PR Newswire] Washington, DC -IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Société Générale announced the launch of a ?70 million facility to help Burkina Faso's biggest cotton company, SOFITEX, support local read more...
Wednesday, 05-13-15, 10:36Burkina Faso Bans Live Political Broadcasts for Three Months[RSF] Reporters Without Borders calls on Burkina Faso's Higher Council for Communication (CSC) to rescind the three-month ban on live radio and TV broadcasts announced last week, which constitutes a grave act of censorship in the run-up to next October's elections. read more...

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