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Annual Competition for the Fulbright and Humphrey Exchange Programs from December 1, 2021 to January 31, 2022

The United States Embassy in Burkina Faso announces the annual competition for  the Fulbright & Humphrey exchange programs  from December 1, 2021 to January 31, 2022. Public information sessions will be held on Wednesdays from 15:00 to 17:00 UTC, beginning December 01, 2021 to January 26, 2022 at “La Grande Salle de la Rotonde” behind ENAM.  *** PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY ! ALL ...
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USAID In Burkina Faso Commemorates Agency’s 60th Anniversary and Decades of Development Progress

For Immediate Release November 3, 2021 PRESS RELEASE   USAID In Burkina Faso Commemorates Agency’s 60th Anniversary and Decades of Development Progress   Today the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) commemorates a major milestone, marking 60 years since it was founded by President John F. Kennedy on November 3rd, 1961.  USAID in Burkina ...
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Demonstration Alert: Demonstrations in Ouagadougou and Bobo Dioulasso on October 30, 2021

Location: Ouagadougou and Bobo Dioulasso Event: Demonstrations in Ouagadougou and Bobo Dioulasso on October 30, 2021 Demonstrations are expected to take place in Ouagadougou, on October 30, 2021 at approximately 09:00 near the Thomas Sankara Memorial and Place de la Revolution. Counter-protests may also spontaneously develop at other locations in Ouagadougou throughout the weekend. The ...
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The United States Condemns the Attack near the Village of Boukouma in Soum province, Burkina Faso.

The United States strongly condemns the August 18 attack against civilians and security forces near the village of Boukouma in Soum province in Burkina Faso. We stand together with our Burkinabe partners and remain united in our common fight against the extremist forces that seek to attack and undermine the long history of peaceful coexistence ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (20 August 2021)

Location: Martyrs Monument in Ouaga 2000, Ouagadougou Event: There is a potential demonstration planned for August 21, 2021, starting at 8:30am at the Martyrs Monument in Ouaga 2000. Due to the National Mourning decreed by the President, the demonstration may not occur or be rescheduled for Sunday, August 22, 2021. Actions to Take: Avoid large ...
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