Burkina Faso

Country Burkina Faso
Capital Ouagadougou
Continent Africa
Currency West African CFA franc(XOF)
Languages French, Mòoré, Mandinka & Bambara

Ouagadougou

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Burkina Faso (formerly Upper Volta) achieved independence from France in 1960. Repeated military coups during the 1970s and 1980s were followed by multiparty elections in the early 1990s. Current President Blaise COMPAORE came to power in a 1987 military coup and has won every election since then. Burkina Faso's high population density and limited natural resources result in poor economic prospects for the majority of its citizens. Recent unrest in Cote d'Ivoire and northern Ghana has hindered the ability of several hundred thousand seasonal Burkinabe farm workers to find employment in neighboring countries.

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Burkina Faso - Wikipedia
Burkina Faso - CIA World Fact Book
Burkina Faso - BBC
Burkina Faso - Timeline - BBC

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Nigeria vs Burkina Faso friendly cancelled after seven players failed to gain UK visas for match in Barnet - The Independent

The Independent

Nigeria vs Burkina Faso friendly cancelled after seven players failed to gain UK visas for match in Barnet
The Independent
Nigeria's friendly against Burkina Faso, due to take place in Barnet on Monday, has been called off after seven Burkina Faso players failed to gain visas to enter the United Kingdom. League Two club Barnet confirmed on Sunday night that the ...
Nigeria v Burkina Faso friendly cancelled: London fixture off after visa issuesDaily Star
Burkina Faso-Nigeria friendly cancelled over UK visa refusalsRFI
Nigeria to Play Nigeria in London After Burkina Faso Runs Into Visa ProblemsNewsweek
Aljazeera.com -BBC News
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Nigeria friendly with Burkina Faso cancelled after several players not allowed visas into the UK - The Sun

The Sun

Nigeria friendly with Burkina Faso cancelled after several players not allowed visas into the UK
The Sun
NIGERIA'S friendly with Burkina Faso in London on Monday has been cancelled after a number of the Burkina Faso players were not allowed to enter the UK. The Nigeria Football Federation have announced that seven players in the Burkinabe contingent ...



Burkina Faso pulls out of UNAMID in Darfur: FM - Sudan Tribune

Burkina Faso pulls out of UNAMID in Darfur: FM
Sudan Tribune
March 27, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Burkina Faso has decided to implement a decision it took earlier to withdraw its troops from the hybrid peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID), said Sudan's Foreign Minister. JPEG - 55.7 kb; A UNAMID peacekeeper from ...

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Sudan: President of Burkina Faso Affirms Firmness of Relations With ... - AllAfrica.com

Sudan: President of Burkina Faso Affirms Firmness of Relations With ...
AllAfrica.com
President of Burkina Faso, Roch Marc Christian has underlined strength of relations between Burkina Faso and Sudan and his country 's resolve to develop ...

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Iheanacho eyes Burkina Faso's fall - Vanguard

Vanguard

Iheanacho eyes Burkina Faso's fall
Vanguard
Super Eagles striker, Kelechi Iheanacho is looking forward to a stronger and better performance against Burkina Faso in next Monday's international friendly in London. The Manchester City forward was on target for the three-time African champions in ...
Rohr promises better outing against Burkina FasoGuardian
Why Super Eagles vs Burkina Faso friendly was canclledNigeria Today

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Burkina Faso: Insecurity in Sahel region - Burkina Faso | ReliefWeb - Reliefweb

Reliefweb

Burkina Faso: Insecurity in Sahel region - Burkina Faso | ReliefWeb
Reliefweb
OVERVIEW Northern Burkina Faso has seen a rapid deterioration of the security situation since January 2017. Various attacks have been carried out in the area ...
Burkina Faso forces kill key jihadist, arrest othersChippewa Herald

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Burkina Faso and Benin storm Abidjan for FIBA AfroBasket 2017 ... - FIBA

FIBA

Burkina Faso and Benin storm Abidjan for FIBA AfroBasket 2017 ...
FIBA
ABIDJAN (FIBA AfroBasket 2017) - Burkina Faso, Benin and Cote d'Ivoire on Friday will resume their battle for a place in the Final Round of the FIBA AfroBasket ...

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Nexus Gold Outlines the Path Forward to Becoming A Preeminent Gold Explorer in Burkina Faso - Junior Mining Network

Junior Mining Network

Nexus Gold Outlines the Path Forward to Becoming A Preeminent Gold Explorer in Burkina Faso
Junior Mining Network
Nexus Gold Corp. (TSX.V: NXS / OTC: NXXGF / FSE: N6E) is building a portfolio of gold projects in Burkina Faso, West Africa that offer significant discovery potential. In early 2016 Nexus took notice of the significant gold potential being realized ...



Orange launches into Burkina Faso - Bizcommunity.com

Orange launches into Burkina Faso
Bizcommunity.com
PARIS, France - Orange is consolidating its position in West Africa with the announcement of the launch of its brand in Burkina Faso, just under a year after the closing of the group's acquisition of Airtel, together with Orange Cte d'Ivoire.



Five things to watch for as Nigeria takes on Senegal, Burkina Faso - ESPN FC (blog)

ESPN FC (blog)

Five things to watch for as Nigeria takes on Senegal, Burkina Faso
ESPN FC (blog)
Burkina Faso were just as unlucky to lose the semifinal to Egypt. This excellent selection of opposition is in preparation for the African Nations Cup and World Cup qualifiers and there are expectations aplenty despite Nigeria's relatively young team ...
Nigeria/Burkina Faso: Victor Moses Out of Senegal, Burkina Faso FriendliesAllAfrica.com
Iheanacho happy with Super Eagles' fitness ahead Senegal, Burkina Faso friendliesVanguard
Super Eagles stars arrive London for Senegal, Burkina Faso friendliesPremium Times
Daily Post Nigeria -Daily Trust
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