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 … There, you don't feel like you are in [Burkina Faso capital] Ouagadougou. The mansions are built by ministers, people highly placed in government … It is pretty disgusting … The worst is that there is absolutely no one. The mansions are empty. Their purpose is to welcome VIP's during occasional meetings and conferences.”

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