· March, 2006

Stories about Burkina Faso from March, 2006

Africa: We Can't Blame Everything on the West

  26 March 2006

Le Pangolin writes (FR): “So long as we fail to entertain critiques of our destructive ways, we will always be dominated by the West. Imagine for a moment all Africans living in Europe creating investment funds; they could then purchase on [various] stock markets the very companies that determine the...

Burkina Faso: Water

  23 March 2006

Under the Acacias has a report on access to water in rural Burkina Faso..”The lack of a ready source of clean water means either a walk – usually for the women – of several miles to the next pump – which will of course then be twice as crowded.”

Africa: Stats on Niger & Burkina Faso

  9 March 2006

Adventures of a Retired Armchair Traveller points to an article in the IPS. One cites some interesting statistics from Burkina Faso and Niger. She also points to a piece in the Washtington Times “Ethiopia's Trail of Tears”