Tag : Burkina Faso

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Orange and Airtel join forces

Orange and Airtel join forces to enable international money transfers between Côte d’Ivoire and Burkina Faso With “Orange Money International Transfer”, Orange Money customers can easily use their mobile phones to transfer electronic money in real-time As of 13th March,…

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Franklin Cudjoe

ECOWAS Message on Burkina Faso Ill-timed and Unhelpful.

The call by ECOWAS Chairman and President of Ghana that an ‘illegal’overthrow of the Burkinabe authoritarian dictator Mr Blaise Compaore would not be countenanced by West African leaders came too late and frankly unhelpful to the citizens in the ECOWAS…

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Shots heard at Burkina Faso state TV

Burkina Faso’s state TV has gone off air shortly after gunshots were heard at its headquarters, as reported by the BBC on 2nd November. Witnesses told the BBC soldiers fired in the air to disperse protesters before forcing journalists to…

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Burkina Faso army announces emergency measures

Burkina Faso’s military has announced emergency measures – including the formation of a transitional government – after a day of violent protests on 30 October. Demonstrators angered by President Blaise Compaore’s bid to extend his 27-year rule earlier set fire…

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SES To Deliver Broadcast Services across West Africa

SES announced on 18th August that it will be delivering direct-to-home (DTH) broadcast television across French-speaking countries in Sub-Saharan Africa for the Lomé-based consortium of West African broadcasters led by Africable and Media Plus. The multi-year contract for two transponders…

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