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6 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Savary's Hounde South Property's Preliminary Metallurgical...

The property, which is accessible by paved highway, is located approximately 300 kilometres southwest of the Capital Ouagadougou, and 60 kilometres east of Bobo Dioulasso, the second largest city in Burkina Faso.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Northern Miner

Roxgold receives key permit for Yaramoko

It took just three months for authorities in Burkina Faso to approve the environmental and social impact assessment Roxgold submitted for its Yaramoko gold project in the country's Hound greenstone belt, and chief executive John Dorward says the company is on track to receive its mine permit in the next couple of months.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Burkina Faso: A Thousand Sankaras Come of Age

In 1987, Blaise Compaor overthrew Sankara and took over the presidency. 27 years later, Sankara's ghost may be coming back to return the favour.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Walta Information Centre

Ethiopia among Africa's top 10 future investment cities - Friday, 15 August 2014 15:23

Economists say the new investment opportunity hotspots in Africa are cities in Ethiopia, Sudan, Burkina Faso and Cote d'Ivoire.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Seeking Alpha

TrueGold Is Fully Financed And Has 44% Upside From Here

Thanks to the recent financing deal with Franco Nevada and Sandstorm Gold TrueGold doesn't have to worry about financing.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Northern Miner

True Gold's Karma project fully funded to production

Over the last twelve months True Gold Mining has reviewed and negotiated more than a dozen term sheets from traditional and alternative funding sources for its Karma gold project in Burkina Faso.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

KNDU

Plane Disappears Over Africa with 116 People on Board

ALGIERS, Algeria - France's foreign minister says the Air Algerie flight that has gone missing over Mali, has "probably crashed."

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TruthSeeker24's anti-N.W.O. corner

Foreign Policy Issues and Issues in America

There is more information coming about the 2014 U.S.-African leaders' summit. The summit wanted to invest in the next generation of African human beings.

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Related Topix: World News, Blaise Compaore, Africa, Teodoro Obiang, Agriculture, Science

IRIN

Burkina Faso - heading for a showdown?

OUAGADOUGOU, 11 August 2014 - Burkina Faso's next elections are not due until November 2015, but political tensions have risen in the past year owing to suspicions that President Blaise Compaor is looking to prolong his 27-year rule by contesting the polls.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

News24

.com | Why I love West Africa - minus Ebola

Everybody is talking about Ebola and that just reminded me of the things I love about West Africa and the misconceptions I had before I went there.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Toronto Star

One wedding ring's journey from makeshift mine to fiancee's finger

A Star reporter follows gold from a makeshift mine shaft on the edge of the Sahara desert all the way to his wedding ceremony, showing how dangerous practices continue in West Africa.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Washington Post

a Q&a with Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaor

Burkina Faso's president, Blaise Compaore, left, speaks with Guinea's president, Alpha Conde, at "Session 1 - Investing in Africa's Future" of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 6. Nearly 50 African heads of state and government traveled to Washington this week for the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit , and most of them ... (more)

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The Star Online

Cockpit voice recorder in crashed Air Algerie jet unintelligible

Cockpit voice recordings from an Air Algerie jet that crashed last month in northern Mali are unintelligible, investigators said on Thursday, depriving them of vital clues on what sent it into a sudden plunge that killed all 116 passengers and crew.

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Yahoo!

First results of probe into Air Algerie crash expected

French officials were Thursday expected to reveal the first results of their investigation into the crash of an Air Algerie flight in Mali that killed all 116 people on board.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

BayStreet.ca

Goldrush Announces Voting Results from Annual and Special Meeting

A total of 44,313,948 Goldrush common shares were voted, representing 26.48% of the total shares issued and outstanding on June 26, 2014, the record date for the Meeting.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

The White House

Fact Sheet: Shared Investment in Youth

Africa has the youngest population in the world, with approximately 200 million people between the ages of 15 and 24 a number expected to increase to 330 million by 2034.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

GhanaSoccerNet.com

Black Starlets to play Cameroon in 2015 final African U17 qualifier

Cameroon eliminated Burkina Faso at the weekend after drawing 0-0 in the return leg in Ouagadougou and having won the first leg 2-0 at home.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Northern Miner

West African charts path to low-cost gold production

West African acquired Tanlouka in late January when it took over Channel Resources in an all-share deal.

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Reuters

Final tally for Air Algerie crash 116: Burkinabe official

Two people originally believed to have traveled on an Air Algerie plane that crashed in Mali last week did not board the flight, reducing the official death toll to 116, a senior official in Burkina Faso said on Friday.

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Bank of Africa Burkina Faso connects HQ to branches with SkyVision VPN tech

SkyVision Global Networks Ltd., a leading global communications provider, announced the successful implementation of the first phase of its project with the Bank of Africa Burkina Faso, the country's second largest financial institution.

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