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· December, 2006

Stories about Burkina Faso from December, 2006

Burkina Faso: army-police dispute

The Head Heeb asks whether we are experiencing another Sahel domino: “As the year draws to a close, another Sahelian country is dealing with growing unrest. This time, the warning...

Burkina Faso: conflict between the army and the police

What exactly happened last week in Ouagadougou?, “In Ouagadougou yesterday, there was a conflict between the police and the army, which led to several policemen killed. Apparently shooting was heard...

The Shadowy World of 419, Posing With a Crocodile And Santa Claus in Ouagadougou

What happens when scammers go digital? The result is the shadowy world of 419. Scribbles from the Den, a Cameroonian blog, has a post about these scammers “I Go Chop...

Bloggers in West Africa, harsh migration, low bandwidth and Who Killed Deyda?

We get to know more about two bloggers in West Africa this week. Keith Smith in Burkina Faso shares his photos, and George Ngwane in Cameroon re-publishes an interview with...

Burkina Faso: Ouaga 2000

Togo-based Expat French blogger Marie visited Ouaga 2000, a neighborhood in Burkina Faso's capital of which she writes (Fr): “Ouaga 2000 is a neighborhood in which you find only mansions...

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