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Burkina Faso

16 Feb 2017
Ousted Burkina Faso president Blaise Compaore will likely go on trial in March for his part in the violent crackdown on the 2014 popular uprising that overthrew him, the supreme court prosecutor told AFP Wednesday.
28 Jan 2017
Burkina Faso scored twice in the closing stages to beat Tunisia 2-0 Saturday and become the first qualifiers for the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals.
18 Jan 2017
Five facts for the Africa Cup of Nations Group A match between Gabon and Burkina Faso in Libreville on Wednesday (1600 GMT):
29 Dec 2016
Burkina Faso's President Roch Marc Christian Kabore has named a new military commander, two weeks after jihadists killed 12 soldiers in a major raid, a government statement said Thursday.
1 Nov 2016
Burkina Faso President Roch Marc Christian Kabore on Tuesday implored the country's army to respect the "rule of law".
21 Oct 2016
Burkina Faso's government said Friday it thwarted a "vast conspiracy" earlier this month by forces loyal to ousted leader Blaise Compaore which aimed to seize power.
8 Oct 2016
Although both nations will want to reach the world’s prestigious football tournament, Shakes Mashaba’s men will go out to redeem their status after a disastrous Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign.
6 Oct 2016
Africa Cup of Nations flops Nigeria and South Africa face tricky matches in Zambia and Burkina Faso this weekend when the group phase of 2018 World Cup qualifying kicks off.
9 Sep 2016
A bridge on the railway linking Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso collapsed on Tuesday and it will be several months before the trade route between the two countries is fully restored, said Sitarail, a unit of the Bollore group.
11 Aug 2016
At least 12 people have been killed in Burkina Faso in floods caused by torrential rainstorms, a rescue services official told AFP on Thursday.
29 Jul 2016
There have recently been numerous political violence and conflicts going on in Africa including Zimbabwe, Mali, Cote d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso and Kenya.
2 Jun 2016
Burkina Faso police have arrested six "foreigners" suspected of being behind jihadist attacks in January that left 30 people dead, the government and police said on Wednesday.

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