Stories about Burkina Faso from April, 2006
Africa: European Double Standards on Corruption
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[…].”
Francophone Journalists who Cover Africa
Generation Consciente, Une Autre Afrique publishes (FR) a list of francophone journalists who cover Africa.
African Diaspora: Forum on Euro-African Relations
Djibrilkeita announces (FR) an upcoming forum on European cooperation with Africa to take place in Paris April 9. Panelists will mostly discuss Rwanda and Ivory Coast.
Burkina Faso: Bird Flu
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?