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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...
Thursday, 06-18-15, 12:12Developing Countries Submit WTO Trade Facilitation Commitments With ITC Support[ITC] "The involvement of the private sector must be through participation in analysis and decision making as well as in overseeing the implementation of trade facilitation measures." read more...
Tuesday, 06-16-15, 13:18Sondage sur la présidentielle - Zéphirin Diabré toujours en tête[Le Pays] Débutée le 2 mai 2015, la collecte des données du second round du projet « Monitoring de la Transition » de votre journal Bendré, a pris fin le 2 juin. read more...
Tuesday, 06-16-15, 10:45Glimmer of Hope for Burundian Mothers, Unaccompanied Children At Mahama Camp[New Times] A pregnant mother walks a distance of over 300 kilometers for four days. Her final destiny is unclear in her mind; the idea of delivering in fraught settings is disturbing. After an exhaustive 90 hour journey, she ends up at reception centre and finally in a refugee camp. That's the plight of some Burundian women at Mahama refugee camp in Kirehe District. read more...

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