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Couverture en ligne de la Foire de l’Innovation Paysanne en l’Afrique de l’Ouest (FIPAO)

Les 28 au 29 novembre 2014 se tiendra au Burkina-Faso la Foire de l’Innovation Paysanne en l’Afrique de l’Ouest (FIPAO)

Y prendront part, des producteurs du Burkina Fao, Mali, Niger, Nord Benin, Nord Togo et Nord Cameroun. 70 more words


Diamonds, Gold Fuel CAR Religious Violence - Report

The violence that has divided the Central African Republic into two religious halves is allegedly being fuelled by illegal trade in diamonds and gold.

The Kimberley Process (KP) ordered the temporary suspension of trading in diamonds from the troubled nation last year but the World Diamond Council (WDC) recently said production of diamonds in the CAR was continuing and there was evidence of diamonds from the country reaching the markets despite the KP ban. 345 more words

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Niger East By-election: Musa Challenges Zagabayi For PDP Ticket

Another aspirant, Hon Abdullahi Musa, has emerged in the People Democratic Party (PDP) barely two weeks to the Niger East senatorial-bye Election despite the endorsement of the immediate past deputy governor of Niger State, Dr Shem Nuhu Zagbayi, by the party.
In a letter dated July 24, 2014…

News You Really Need To See: "François Hollande’s African Adventures"

“François Hollande’s African Adventures”

The Economist, July 19-25, 2014, p.45


“France’s president, François Hollande, took office in 2012 knowing little of Africa. … Yet Africa has a way of intruding on French politics. 217 more words

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Operation Barkhane: France's new military approach to counter-terrorism in Africa

Source: Jamestown Foundation

With several military operations underway in the former colonies of French West Africa, Paris has decided to reorganize its deployments with an eye to providing a more mobile and coordinated military response to threats from terrorists, insurgents or other forces intent on disturbing the security of France’s African backyard. 1,039 more words


Yet Another Air Tragedy

Yet Another Air Tragedy

An Air Algérie flight bound for Algeria from Burkina Faso was lost as it crossed over the Sahara in bad weather and is believed to have crashed. 114 more words

Air Algerie passenger plane crashes in Niger, 116 passengers feared dead

Air travel used to be one of the safest means of transportation. With recent happenings, nobody can confidently say this any-more.

Some hours ago, an Algerian plane that went missing after taking off from Burkina Faso has crashed in Niger, private Algerian television station Elnahar reported. 110 more words