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Burkina et Côte d'Ivoire veulent lutter "ensemble" contre le terrorisme

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Burkina et Côte d'Ivoire veulent lutter "ensemble" contre le terrorisme

- Le Burkina Faso et la Côte d'Ivoire, deux pays frappés par des attaques jihadistes, veulent lutter "ensemble contre le terrorisme", ont affirmé les présidents Roch Marc Christian Kaboré et Alassane Ouattara mardi à Ouagadougou, lors du 6è Traité de l'Amitié et de la Coopération (TAC) entre les deux pays. "Nous devons faire face ensemble à la question de l'immigration illégale, du terrorisme, de la criminalité transnationale ainsi qu'aux défis du réchauffement climatique", a déclaré le président ivoirien Alassane Ouattara à l'ouverture du sommet entre les deux pays
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Nigeria vs Burkina Faso friendly called off due to visa muddle - Football

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Nigeria vs Burkina Faso friendly called off due to visa muddle - Football

- (Reuters) - Nigeria’s friendly against Burkina Faso in London on Monday has been called off because seven of the Burkinabe players were unable to secure visas to Britain. “The match in question is called off due to no fault of either the organisers or the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF),” said NFF technical committee chairman Chris Green. “The Burkinabe Football Federation on Friday telephoned the match organisers to say some of their players and officials were unable to secure entry visas into the United Kingdom and therefore would not be able to honour the match
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Burkina Faso Film Festival Fespaco Defies Islamist Menace

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Burkina Faso Film Festival Fespaco Defies Islamist Menace

- OUAGADOUGOU — On the dusty streets of Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou soldiers searched visitors to the pan-African Fespaco film festival on Thursday night after they'd emptied their pockets and passed through a metal detector. Close by a soldier manned a heavy machinegun mounted to the back of a military pick-up. Other international events in West Africa, including the Paris-Dakar Rally and Mali's Festival in the Desert music event, have been
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Tight security for Africa's top film festival in Burkina Faso

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Tight security for Africa's top film festival in Burkina Faso

- Ouagadougou - Burkina Faso is laying on tight security for Africa's top film festival which kicks off on Saturday in a nation hit a year ago by a major terror attack. More than 100 000 people are expected for the 10-day event in Africa's hot and dusty self-styled cinema capital, where 33 people were killed and scores injured in an unprecedented jihadist assault in January 2016. Held every two years,
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Burkina Faso's ex-leader expected to be tried in March

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Burkina Faso's ex-leader expected to be tried in March

- Ousted Burkina Faso president Blaise Compaore will likely go on trial in March for his part in the violent crackdown on the 2014 popular uprising that overthrew him, the supreme court prosecutor told AFP Wednesday. Other members of his former government will also face justice including the ex-prime minister Luc Adolphe Tiao, prosecutor Armand Ouedraogo said. Compaore, who lives in Ivory Coast, was defence minister as well as president at
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Traore snatches third place for Burkina Faso

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Traore snatches third place for Burkina Faso

- Port-Gentil, Gabon | AFP | Alain Traore scored with one minute left to give Burkina Faso a 1-0 win over Ghana Saturday and third place in the Africa Cup of Nations. The Turkey-based attacker thumped an angled free-kick over goalkeeper Richard Ofori and into the net in Gabonese coastal city Port-Gentil. It was the second highest finish in the biennial African football showcase for the Burkinabe Stallions, who finished runners-up
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PLAYING FOR PRIDE: Burkina Faso, Ghana battle for third-place finish

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PLAYING FOR PRIDE: Burkina Faso, Ghana battle for third-place finish

- Burkina Faso's defender Bakary Kone (L) challenges Egypt's forward Mohamed Salah during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations semi-final football match between Burkina Faso and Egypt at the Stade de l'Amitie Sino-Gabonaise in Libreville on February 1, 2017. / AFP PHOTO Third-place playoffs. These are fixtures many football teams would hardly want to take part in, given a choice. It is more of a consolation game than a competitive encounter.
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Places: Kenya |  Burkina Faso |  Ghana | 

Egypt beat Burkina Faso to storm final

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Egypt beat Burkina Faso to storm final

- AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS: SEMI-FINAL I. Penalty shoot-out: Burkina Faso 3-4 Egypt after game ends 1-1 after extra-time Essam El Hadary saves two penalties Pharaohs will play winner of Cameroon v Ghana in final Final to be played this Sunday OK I'll leave you with this picture of an ecstatic man-of-the match . . . a hero . . . a veteran.I'll be back several
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El Hadary takes Egypt into Cup of Nations final

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El Hadary takes Egypt into Cup of Nations final

- Burkina Faso 1 (Bance 73) Egypt 1 (M. Salah 66) aet. Egypt won 4-3 on penalties. Thursday. Cameroon v Ghana Libreville, Gabon | AFP | Veteran goalkeeper Essam El Hadary’s save from Bertrand Traore’s spot-kick allowed Egypt to beat Burkina Faso 4-3 on penalties on Wednesday as they secured their place in the Africa Cup of Nations final. A tense match in Libreville had ended 1-1 after 90 minutes and
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Places: Burkina Faso |  Uganda |  Gabon |  Egypt | 

CAN 2017. L'Egypte tient sa finale !

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CAN 2017. L'Egypte tient sa finale !

- Retrouvez en direct sur notre site la première demi-finale de cette Coupe d'Afrique des Nations 2017 entre le Burkina Faso et l'Egypte. Rappelons que les deux équipes se sont hissés à ce niveau de la compétition après avoir battu respectivement la Tunisie et l'Egypte. En finale, l'une de ces deux nations affrontera le Cameroun ou le Ghana, qui s'affrontent demain. Après 120 minutes de combat, les deux équipes n'ont pu
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TFC: De «supporter» à demi-finaliste, la drôle de CAN de Steeve Yago avec le Burkina Faso

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TFC: De «supporter» à demi-finaliste, la drôle de CAN de Steeve Yago avec le Burkina Faso

- Propos recueillis par Nicolas Stival. Pour Paulo Duarte, le sélectionneur portugais du Burkina Faso, il était hors de question de se passer de Steeve Yago lors de la Coupe d’Afrique des Nations au Gabon. Tant pis si le défenseur du TFC était suspendu pour les deux premiers matchs, après son expulsion contre le Bostwana pour un coup de poing sur un adversaire… - Les affiches des demi-finales :Burkina
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Places: Burkina Faso |  France |  Languedoc |  Garonne |  Toulouse | 

Waarabu wa Misri waiua Morocco, sasa uso kwa uso na Burkina Faso

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Waarabu wa Misri waiua Morocco, sasa uso kwa uso na Burkina Faso

- Libreville Gabone. Goli lililofungwa na Mahmoud Kahraba dhidi ya Timu ya Taifa ya Morocco, limeivusha Timu ya Taifa ya Misri katika Nusu fainali ya mashindano ya Afcon. Mtanange huo uliopigwa kwenye dimba la Stade de Port-Gentil usiku huu, hadi kipindi cha kwanza kinamalizika, timu hizo zilikuwa hazijafungana. Bao lililoipatia ushindi Misri limefungwa dakika ya 88 ya kipindi cha pili ikiwa ni dakika 2 kabla ya kipenga cha dakika 90 kupulizwa.
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Places: Burkina Faso |  Tanzania |  Morocco | 

CAN 2017: Le Burkina Faso surprend la Tunisie et file en demies

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CAN 2017: Le Burkina Faso surprend la Tunisie et file en demies

- W.P., avec AFP. Et une autre surprise, une ! Le Burkina Faso a décroché le premier ticket pour les demi-finales de la Coupe d’Afrique des nations 2017, grâce à sa victoire contre la Tunisie 2 à 0 avec des buts d’Aristide Bancé (80e) et de Préjuce Nakoulma (84e). Les Etalons disputeront une place en finale de la CAN 2017 mercredi contre le vainqueur du quart de finale entre l’Egypte
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CAN-2017: à l'expérience, le Burkina Faso tient son quart

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CAN-2017: à l'expérience, le Burkina Faso tient son quart

- Le Burkina Faso s'est qualifié pour les quarts de finale de la CAN-2017 en dominant à l'expérience une Guinée-Bissau joueuse mais fragile (2-0), dimanche à Franceville (Gabon). Les Etalons atteignent ce stade de la compétition pour la troisième fois de leur histoire, avec de probants résultats lors de ces deux apparitions: une 4e place en 1998, et une 2e en 2013. Le match nul (0-0) joué dans le même temps
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Aubameyang nets again as Gabon draw with Burkina Faso

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Aubameyang nets again as Gabon draw with Burkina Faso

- FT – Gabon 1 Burkina Faso 1; Guinea-Bissau 1 Cameroon 2. Libreville, Gabon | AFP | Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang netted for the second time in as many games but Africa Cup of Nations hosts Gabon were again held to a 1-1 draw by Burkina Faso in Libreville on Wednesday. Prejuce Nakoulma silenced the Stade de l’Amitie as he gave Burkina Faso an early lead but Aubameyang soon levelled from the penalty
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Places: Burkina Faso |  Guinea-Bissau |  Uganda |  Gabon |  Bissau Region | 

Burkina Faso bounce back to draw 1-1 with Cameroon - Football

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Burkina Faso bounce back to draw 1-1 with Cameroon - Football

- LIBREVILLE (Reuters) - Guinea Bissau stunned hosts Gabon by holding them to a draw on the opening day of the African Nations Cup finals as they continued to create shocks as the tournament got underway. A last-gasp goal for the small west African nation, making their finals debut, secured a 1-1 draw on Saturday a week after preparations were disrupted by a players' strike over money. Juary’s goal on the
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  • Burkina et Côte d'Ivoire veulent lutter "ensemble" contre le terrorisme
    Burkina et Côte d'Ivoire veulent lutter "ensemble" contre le terrorisme

    , afp.com

    Le Burkina Faso et la Côte d'Ivoire, deux pays frappés par des attaques jihadistes, veulent lutter "ensemble contre le terrorisme", ont affirmé les présidents Roch Marc Christian Kaboré et Alassane Ouattara mardi à Ouagadougou, lors du 6è Traité de l'Amitié et de la Coopération (TAC) entre les deux pays. "Nous devons faire face ensemble à la question de l'immigration illégale, du terrorisme, de la criminalité transnationale ainsi qu'aux défis du réchauffement climatique", a déclaré le président ivoirien Alassane Ouattara à l'ouverture du sommet entre les deux pays
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  • Nigeria vs Burkina Faso friendly called off due to visa muddle - Football
    Nigeria vs Burkina Faso friendly called off due to visa muddle - Football

    , thestar.com.my

    (Reuters) - Nigeria’s friendly against Burkina Faso in London on Monday has been called off because seven of the Burkinabe players were unable to secure visas to Britain. “The match in question is called off due to no fault of either the organisers or the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF),” said NFF technical committee chairman Chris Green. “The Burkinabe Football Federation on Friday telephoned the match organisers to say some of their players and officials were unable to secure entry visas into the United Kingdom and therefore would not be able to honour the match
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  • Tight security for Africa's top film festival in Burkina Faso
    Tight security for Africa's top film festival in Burkina Faso

    , news24.com

    Ouagadougou - Burkina Faso is laying on tight security for Africa's top film festival which kicks off on Saturday in a nation hit a year ago by a major terror attack. More than 100 000 people are expected for the 10-day event in Africa's hot and dusty self-styled cinema capital, where 33 people were killed and scores injured in an unprecedented jihadist assault in January 2016. Held every two years,
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Entertainment & Arts

  • Tight security for Africa's top film festival in Burkina Faso
    Tight security for Africa's top film festival in Burkina Faso

    , news24.com

    Ouagadougou - Burkina Faso is laying on tight security for Africa's top film festival which kicks off on Saturday in a nation hit a year ago by a major terror attack. More than 100 000 people are expected for the 10-day event in Africa's hot and dusty self-styled cinema capital, where 33 people were killed and scores injured in an unprecedented jihadist assault in January 2016. Held every two years,
    Read More ...

     

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  • Tight security for Africa's top film festival in Burkina Faso
    Tight security for Africa's top film festival in Burkina Faso

    , news24.com

    Ouagadougou - Burkina Faso is laying on tight security for Africa's top film festival which kicks off on Saturday in a nation hit a year ago by a major terror attack. More than 100 000 people are expected for the 10-day event in Africa's hot and dusty self-styled cinema capital, where 33 people were killed and scores injured in an unprecedented jihadist assault in January 2016. Held every two years,
    Read More ...

     

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