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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou

Location: Throughout Burkina Faso Event: Demonstrations in Burkina Faso on January 28, 2023 Calls for nationwide demonstrations on Saturday, January 28, 2023 have been reported.  The demonstrations currently have no stated beginning or end time. Expect roadblocks or large groups of demonstrators in downtown Ouagadougou and surrounding areas.  Demonstrations intended to be peaceful can quickly ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou

Location: Ouagadougou Event: National Day Preparations in Ouagadougou Demonstrations originally planned for Saturday, December 10, 2022, have reportedly been modified to a press conference at a conference center in Cissin, Ouagadougou. Ahead of the December 11 Republic Day holiday, observed December 12, 2022, roadblocks and increased security force presence have been reported near Place de la Nation in ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou

Location: Ouagadougou Event: Demonstrations Planned in Ouagadougou December 9 and 10, 2022. Demonstrations are planned in Ouagadougou on Friday, December 9 and Saturday, December 10, 2022 from Place de la Nation to downtown Ouagadougou, starting each day at 8:00 AM with no end time announced. Expect roadblocks or large groups of demonstrators in downtown Ouagadougou and surrounding areas.  Demonstrations intended ...
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Annual Competition for the Fulbright and Humphrey Exchange Programs from December 1, 2022 to January 31, 2023

The United States Embassy in Burkina Faso announces the annual competition for the Fulbright & Humphrey exchange programs  from December 1, 2022 to January 31, 2023. U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou will hold public information sessions each Wednesdays from December 7, 2022 to January 25, 2023 (16:00 to 18:00) at CENTRE NATIONAL CARDINAL PAUL ZOUNGRANA (OCADES-OUAGA) Quartier Dagnoen. FACEBOOK LIVE SESSION ON:  December ...
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