· April, 2006

Stories about Burkina Faso from April, 2006

Africa: European Double Standards on Corruption

  16 April 2006

While the EU prepares to impose sanctions on Bielorussian authorities who allegedly committed election fraud, says (FR) Generation Consciente, “numerous African dictators [who commit election fraud…] consistently visit Europe without difficulty while freely managing their personal affairs[…].”

Burkina Faso: Bird Flu

  5 April 2006

Keith of Under the Acacias reports on the arrival in Burkina Faso of bird flu and explains the impact on the local population for whom chicken is the cheapest source of meat protein. Other meats such as sheep and cattle are expensive so what will the people eat?