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2 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Burkina Faso: Journalists Strike to Demand End to Intimidation and Better Working Conditions

Journalists working for the state-owned media who are members of the Independent Union of Information and cultural workers on July 16, 2014, embarked on a 24 hour strike in Ouagadougou and Bobo-Dioulasso to demand better living and working conditions.

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7 hrs ago | WPBF

Air Algerie says plane likely crashed in Mali

An Air Algerie flight with at least 116 people on board which dropped off the radar in the early hours of Thursday has apparently crashed in Mali, the flight operator said.

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11 hrs ago | 680News

Air Algerie plane disappears from radar on flight from Burkina Faso to Algeriaa s capital

A flight operated by Air Algerie and carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday, the plane's owner said.

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13 hrs ago | RTE.ie

Air Algerie loses contact with plane over Africa

Air Algerie has said it has lost contact with one of its planes after take-off from Burkina Faso en route to Algiers.

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13 hrs ago | The Age

Contact lost with Algerian jet over Africa

The national carrier of Algeria says it has lost contact with one of its aircraft nearly an hour after it took off from Burkina Faso bound for Algiers.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

News24

.com | Four dead in Burkina Faso explosion

Zimbabwean prostitutes are reportedly collecting sperm from their clients to export to SA where there is "high demand" by sangomas who use it in their traditional rituals.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Daily Times

Algeria seeks meeting on Mali crisis next week: minister

OUAGADOUGOU: Algeria has proposed a regional meeting next week to tackle conflict in Mali after talks with Burkina Faso's leader, who has been mediating in the troubled west African state.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

OregonLive.com

At 82, Leo 'Bud' Welch is both a true bluesman and a star on the rise: Day one at the Waterfront Blues Festival 2014

Jul 3, 2014 - 82-year-old Leo "Bud" Welch performs on day one of the Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival kicks off, Thu, Jul 3, 2014, as dozens of acts will come together at the Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival over the 4th of July weekend, from local favorites to long-lived icons.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Newsday

Burkina Faso's French knicker-makers

Burkinabe tailor Oscar Dao raises the presser foot of his sewing machine, severs the white thread and carefully slides out a pair of dainty, pink lady's underpants.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Reuters

U.N. peacekeeper killed, six others injured in Mali blast

At least one United Nations peacekeeper was killed and six others injured in Mali on Monday when their vehicle struck a land mine in the north of the country, a U.N. spokesman said.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Northumberland Today

Support for disabled women in the heart of West Africa

Laura Stafford, from Lesbury, recently came back from Ouagadougou, in Burkina Faso, where she spent 11 weeks working with disabled women through International Service.

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