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· July, 2006

Stories about Burkina Faso from July, 2006

Light in darkness, Petroleum prices in Ghana, Famine and Education in Cameroon

Read about Light in darkness, Petroleum prices in Ghana, Famine and Education in Cameroon.

French-Speaking Bloggers on Rabat Conference on Migration

What Will the Conference Bring? Says France-based African blogger Le Pangolin, Du 10 au 11 juillet 2006, s'est tenue à Rabat au Maroc, la première rencontre interministérielle euro-africaine sur les...

France: The Beginnings of Affirmative Action

Says (Fr) France-based Senegalese blogger Seckasysteme about the allegedly affirmative-action induced hiring and debut of Black French newsanchor Harry Roselmack on French national television: “Roselmack's (…) professional competence and the...

Burkina Faso: No Big Macs

“Blessed are the poor,” writes missionary blogger Keith at Under the Acacias, “for they shall not have a Big Mac.”

Burkina Faso: Recreatrales Theater Festival

France-based Togolese blogger Kangni Alem is (Fr) headed to the Recreatrales Theater Festival in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso for a series of theater workshops that may result in a performance of...

Across West Africa this week

We start this week's blog round-up with Under the Acacias who blogs: Osama bin Laden in Burkina Faso The face of Osama bin Laden glared down at me from his...

Missionary blogger Under the Acacias explains the apparent popularity of Osama bin Laden in Burkina Faso…

Africa: Lessons Learned from Mittal Steel

Lessons drawn by Le Pangolin from the recent acquisition by Indian-owned steel company Mittal Steel of European-owned Arcelor (Fr): ” Economic actors of developing countries can really change the world...

Sounds of Africa

As you read this the World Cup is in it's Semi Final stages with Italy knocking the host Germany out. So far it has been a wonderful festival of football...

Burkina Faso: Artist paints mutilation

Via Black Looks, Joe Pollitt's African art blog showcases paintings by an artist from Burkina Faso whose work is challenging people to look at the reality of female genital mutilation.

Burkina Faso: Taxi fair

Missionary blogger Keith at Under the Acacias introduces a day in the life of a taxi-driver in the capital, Ougadougou, asking: “If you as a rich tourist can easily afford...

Africa: Is Homosexuality a Religion?

France-based Togolese Blogger Kangni Alem reflected on homosexuality in Africa recently. Namely, he tackled claims by some on the continent that homosexuality is a heretic religion. In the process, he...

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