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Burkina Faso, Africa

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BURKINA FASO: Lots of rain, li...

BURKINA FASO: Lots of rain, little aid

Saturday, September 8, 2007
Despite continued rain and rising numbers of flood victims in Burkina Faso, aid is limited in this Sahelian country, where, according to local...
BURKINA FASO: School and books...

BURKINA FASO: School and books necessities not luxuries

Wednesday, August 29, 2007
The Burkina Faso government will distribute millions of free books to primary school students and launch a pilot project to give no-fee schooling in...
BURKINA FASO: Flood devastatio...

BURKINA FASO: Flood devastation worsening

Monday, August 27, 2007
At least 23,000 people have been affected by unprecedented floods in Burkina Faso and more destroyed villages are still being reported daily as...

BURKINA FASO-NIGER: Children made faceless by a disease of neglect

Saturday, June 30, 2007
Through clenched teeth and with the assistance of an adult interpreter, Noufou stuttered out his tale. He had lost both his parents, was made...
BURKINA FASO: Regional body ca...

BURKINA FASO: Regional body calls time on dirty water

Friday, November 10, 2006
Typhoid, cholera and other diseases carried in dirty water could be on the march in parched Burkina Faso after a regional body provided 2.5 billion...