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2015-03-25 Burkina Faso Probe Begins Into Sankara Assassination
[Capital FM] Ouagadougou -Burkina Faso has begun an investigation into the 1987 assassination of former president Thomas Sankara, whose family has long called for a probe of his death, an official said Tuesday.

2015-03-25 We Are Ready for Burkina Faso - Gumut
[Daily Trust] Assistant captain of Nigeria's men's senior national basketball team, D'Tigers, Stanley Gumut has said the players are in high spirit and ready to pounce on their counterparts from Burkina Faso when the two meet in Lagos for the return match of the 2015 Afrobasket and All African Games.

2015-03-20 IMF Staff Concludes Review Mission to Burkina Faso
[IMF] End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF's Executive Board.

2015-03-16 Probe Into Compaoré's Regime Crimes Underway
[Cameroon Tribune] The Reconciliation Commission in charge of the investigation was officially put in place on March 13, 2015.

2015-03-16 Empowering Women in Shea Sector
[ITC] ITC helps develop strategy to fortify the role of women in Burkina Faso's shea sector

2015-03-16 Notice of Funding Opportunity for NGO Programs Benefiting Refugees
[State Department] Funding Opportunity Announcement

2015-03-13 Courts Allow Exhumation of Sankara Remains
[Fahamu] Investigation is needed which would be international in scope

2015-03-13 D'Tigers Storm Ouagadougou for Afrobasket Qualifier Today
[Daily Trust] As Oyedeji hails team's preparation

2015-03-13 D'Tigers' Okeke to Miss Burkina Faso Party
[Daily Trust] Preparation by the Nigerian National Men's Basketball team, D'Tigers suffered a setback after star player, Onyeka Okeke picked up an injury during the team's training routine on Wednesday evening.

2015-03-13 Nigeria Storms Ouagadougou Friday for Afrobasket Qualifier
[Daily Trust] Nigeria's senior men basketball team (D'Tigers) will travel to Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso on Friday for the first leg tie against the Burkinabe in group-E double qualifiers for the 29th Afrobasket and the 11th All Africa Games, officials have disclosed.

2015-03-12 Burkina Faso Not Scared of D'Tigers - Savadogo
[Daily Trust] Burkina Faso National basketball team player Mike Savadogo has boasted that his country will defeat Nigeria when the two countries' basketball teams meet at the weekend.

2015-03-10 D'Tigers Step Up Preparations for Burkina Faso
[Daily Trust] National men's senior basketball team, D'Tigers returned to camp yesterday in preparation for the FIBA Africa Championship qualifier against Burkina Faso in Ouagadougou on Saturday after observing few days break.

2015-03-10 D'Tigers Now to Play Burkina Faso Weekend
[Daily Trust] The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) on Monday said that Burkina Faso Basketball Association has finally

2015-03-09 Japan Contribution Supports Vulnerable Families in Burkina Faso
[WFP] The new contribution will help WFP continue its assistance in a number of ways: First, in combating malnutrition and strengthening the resilience of vulnerable households.

2015-03-06 Nigeria and the Parable of Burkina Faso
[Premium Times] Yorùbá bò, wón ní, ó mbo lókè, àwòn láa deé dè é. [When you anticipate something falling from the sky, you put up a safety net to obstruct it from causing harm.] I refer to the rumours, whisperings, and insinuations that dominate life in a society where the state does not think it owes its citizens a duty properly to share with them information about important issues that affect the polity. I am thinking here

2015-03-04 Cardinal Urges Film Makers to Practice Media With True Ethical Values
[CISA] Ouagadougou -Cardinal Philippe Ouédraogo has challenged African film makers to rise to penetrate the world of media with true ethical values of the Gospel of Salvation brought by Jesus Christ.

2015-02-26 Burkina Faso Willing to Make the Most of Tunisian Experience in Democratic Transition - Isaac Zida
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Burkina Faso's Prime Minister Yacouba Isaac Zida asserted, Wednesday, his country's "will to make the most of the Tunisian experience in matters of democratic transition and foster its relations with Tunisia in several fields," he said during his meeting with Prime Minister Habib Essid.

2015-02-27 HM King Mohammed VI Offers Dinner in Honor of Burkina Faso PM
[MAP] Rabat -HM King Mohammed VI offered, here Thursday, a dinner in honor of Burkina Faso Prime Minister Yacouba Zida Isaac and his accompanying delegation, chaired by Government Chief, Abdelilah Benkirane.

2015-02-27 Burkina Faso Wants to Draw On the Tunisian Experience in Matters of Organisation of Elections
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Burkina Faso wants to draw on the Tunisian experience in matters of organisation of election, Burkinabe Prime Minister Yakouba Isaac Zida said.

2015-02-26 German Named New Coach
[CAF] German trainer Gernot Rohr has been named coach of the Burkina Faso national football team.

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