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Reuters: OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Burkina FasoPresidentBlaise Compaore resigned on Friday amid mass street protests at his attempts to extend his 27-year rule, plunging the West African nation into uncertainty as junior officers vied with top military brass for power....
Reuters: * In statement, Compaore calls for election in 90 days * Protesters frustrated after military chief claims power * General vows "process of return to constitutional order" * Lieutenant Colonel appears to challenge military chief (Adds U.S. comment in paragraph...
noodls: (Source: African Development Bank Group) 30/10/2014 Executive Directors of the African Development Bank Group on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 in Abidjan approved a landmark Financial Sector DevelopmentPolicy and Strategy (FSDPS) which aims to improve access to...
BBC News: Algerians EntenteSetif will be crowned surprise winners of the Champions League on Saturday if they can at least hold their away goals advantage over Vita Club. Setif go into the second leg with confidence high having secured a 2-2 draw away last Sunday. It...
Bloomberg: Cocoa areas in Ivory Coast, the world’s largest producer, are getting enough sun to allow drying of beans and wet weather is less frequent. Rainfall averaged 4.1 millimeters (0.16 inch) a day in 15 cocoa-growing areas Oct....
Business Insider: Wikimedia CommonsPresident Blaise Compaoré See Also OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Burkina Faso's PresidentBlaise Compaore said on Thursday he would stay in power at the head of a transitional government until after elections, rejecting opposition calls for him to...
Reuters: OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Burkina Faso's PresidentBlaise Compaore said on Thursday he would stay in power at the head of a transitional government until after elections, rejecting opposition calls for him to step down immediately following a day of violent...
Reuters: * Tens of thousands protest against bid to extend Compaore's rule * Military says government, national assembly has been dissolved * President says willing to open talks on transitional government * Emergency services say at least three protesters shot dead...
Reuters: * Tens of thousands mass outside presidential palace * Military to issue statement, opposition hold talks * Protests over plan to extend president's rule * Emergency services say at least three protesters shot dead (Recasts with state of emergency) By Mathieu...
noodls: (Source: Sabre Corporation) Johannesberg, South Africa, Oct. 27, 2014 - Sabre Corporation and South African Airways have signed a new multi-year agreement to make the carrier's airfares and inventory available in the Sabre global distribution system. The...
noodls: (Source: FIFA - Fédération Internationale de Football Association) (AFP) Thursday 30 October 2014 Algerian club ES Setif, dismissed by some officials as not being good enough to win the 2014 CAF Champions League, are poised to lift the trophy this Saturday. A...
The Guardian: Vaccine has so far been tested only in monkeys, but human trials set to start in Germany, Switzerland, Gabon and Kenya...