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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou

Location: Ouagadougou Event: Demonstrations in Ouagadougou on May 6, 2022 Demonstrations are expected in Ouagadougou at Place de la Nation, on May 6, from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  The demonstration calls for cooperation between Russia and Burkina Faso and a revision of the country’s military agreements with France.  Expect roadblocks or large groups of demonstrators in downtown ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Rescheduled Town Hall for American Citizens on May 5, 2022.

Location:  U.S. Embassy, Ouagadougou Event:  Town Hall for American Citizens The U.S. Embassy in Ouagadougou invites all American citizens and parents of minor American citizens to the rescheduled town hall meeting with Ambassador Sandra Clark on Thursday, May 5, from 10:00am to 11:00am.  Due to COVID-19 precautions, the event will be held virtually, although there ...
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Demonstrations in Ouagadougou on April 23, 2022

Demonstrations are expected in Ouagadougou at Place de la Nation, on April 23, between 4:00-17:00.  This demonstration may impact freedom of movement in the downtown area.  It is unknown at this time how large or small the demonstration will be, and whether the authorities will issue a permit for this gathering. Expect roadblocks or large ...
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MCC Board Approves Grants for Lesotho, Kenya to Drive Sustainable, Inclusive Economic Growth

For Immediate Release April 1, 2022 Contact: 202-521-3880 Email: press@mcc.gov WASHINGTON (April 1, 2022) – The Millennium Challenge Corporation’s (MCC) Board of Directors held its quarterly meeting March 31 and voted to approve two grant programs — a $300 million Lesotho Compact and a $60 million Kenya Threshold Program.“Through these partnerships, MCC will help the Kenyan ...
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