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Burkina Faso News
Burkina Faso’s President Blaise Compaore has replaced all the governors in the country, following a cabinet meeting.
Mutiny by soldiers in Burkina Faso recently plunged the country into serious crisis, with looting, destruction of properties and serious disruption of normal businesses.
A symposium on the enforcement of judicial decisions by the ECOWAS court is underway in the Senegalese capital, Dakar.
At least five people are said to have died in Burkina Faso after government troops crushed a mutiny in a military camp in Bobo Dioulasso, the country’s second largest city.
Early seasonal weather forecasts predict rainfalls above average in Senegal, Mali and Burkina Faso during the June-September rainy season, a media statement from the UN humanitarian agency OCHA has said.
ECOWAS citizens living in Liberia are appealing to relevant authorities of the sub-regional bloc to establish a harmonized structure for resident permit fees across member countries.
ECOWAS member states have been urged to collaborate with the general secretariat of the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) in sensitizing regional police forces to secure international police cooperation in the fight against crime.
A project to fight border harassments in West Africa has been launched here in the Senegalese capital, Dakar.
Liberia Football Association has sharply reacted to CAF Executive Committee’s decision to support incumbent FIFA president Joseph Blatter for the ensuing election and disband WAFU shortly after the body’s second Nations Cup in Abeokuta in Nigeria.
Twelve Ministers from member countries of West African regional bloc, ECOWAS have been attending the ministerial meeting of the Intergovernmental Action Group against Money laundering in West Africa (GIABA).