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2016-10-22 Coup Attempt Thwarted - Report
[Al Jazeera] Security officials in Burkina Faso said they had foiled another coup plot in the West African nation and blamed it on former presidential guards.

2016-10-19 Police in Burkina Faso for 2016 Africa Handball Championships
[New Times] Police handball club have arrived in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso ahead of the African Handball Champions League that is slated for October 21-30.

2016-10-14 Burkina Faso 'Wants France to Release Sankara Archives'
[Ghana Star] Burkina Faso has asked France to declassify military documents about the killing of ex-President Thomas Sankara, a lawyer for his family has said.

2016-10-09 Khune Survive Scare to Put Up a Five-Star Performance
[SAFA] Goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune admitted he and the Bafana Bafana technical team had to make a last minute decision on whether to play or not in Saturday's 1-1 draw against Burkina Faso in Ouagadougou.

2016-10-09 Tyson, Mashaba Rue Conceding Late, Late Goal
[SAFA] Bafana Bafana captain Thulani Hlatshwayo said the team needs to learn from Saturday's 1-1 draw with Burkina Faso in which they conceded a late goal when victory was beckoning.

2016-10-09 Bafana Concede Late to Draw Against Burkina Faso
[SAFA] Bafana Bafana were denied a famous win here in Ouagadougou when they conceded a late equaliser in the opening Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier.

2016-10-09 Mashaba Names Starting 11 to Play Burkina Faso
[SAFA] Bafana Bafana coach Ephraim 'Shakes' Mashaba has named his starting 11 that will take the field against Burkina Faso at Municipal Stadium on Saturday afternoon, 8 October 2016. The match that will be played in Burkina Faso's capital of Ougadougou kicks off at 20h00 SA time.

2016-10-08 Bafana Hopeful Ahead of Tie Against Burkina Faso
[SAFA] Bafana Bafana coach Ephraim 'Shakes' Mashaba thinks the opening 2018 World Cup qualifier against Burkina Faso at the Municipal Stadium situated in the heart of the capital Ouagadougou can shape the rest of the qualifying campaign.

2016-10-06 African Rivals Set for Group-Stage Challenge
[CAF] For the 20 remaining teams in the CAF qualifying campaign, the journey to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia(TM) begins in earnest this week as they play their first games in the group stage. With only the five group winners earning the right to represent the continent, the stakes are high from the off as every team knows that a loss in the first game sees them having to make up ground.

2016-10-05 Bafana Bafana Arrive in Abidjan En Route to Burkina Faso
[SAFA] Bafana Bafana arrived in the Ivorian capital of Abidjan on Tuesday evening on their way to Burkina Faso in buoyant mood with coach Ephraim 'Shakes' Mashaba saying it was a blessing in disguise that they were beginning the FIFA 2018 World Cup campaign away from home.

2016-10-04 Chadian Ninga Overshadows African Stars in Europe
[CAF] France-based Chadian Casimir Ninga was the unlikely star of a largely frustrating weekend for Africans across Europe. The 23-year-old scored his first Ligue 1 hat-trick -- twice giving Montpellier a two-goal lead in a 3-3 draw at fellow strugglers Dijon.

2016-10-04 Go to Burkina Faso and Make the Country Proud, Dr Jordaan
[SAFA] SAFA President Dr Danny Jordaan has urged Bafana Bafana to make the country proud and qualify for Russia 2018.

2016-09-27 'They Will Destroy My Father's Grave,' Says Farmer Who Turned Back the Desert
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Turin -"What I love most is the land, the soil. If we take good care of our earth we can obtain anything from it"

2016-09-24 Mashaba Announces Bafana Squad to Face Burkina Faso and Ghana
[SAFA] Bafana Bafana head coach Ephraim Shakes Mashaba has announced a squad of 25 players to face Burkina Faso and Ghana in back to back matches.

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