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  • Burkina Faso crisis and COVID-19 concerns highlight pressure on ... UN News
  • To fight coronavirus, Burkina Faso is tempted by chloroquine The Africa Report
  • Conflict Coronavirus in crisis-hit Burkina Faso The New Humanitarian
  • WFP Burkina Faso Country Brief, February 2020 - Burkina Faso ReliefWeb
  • Why a Frenchman built a 'Tudor' castle in Burkina Faso BBC News
  • In Burkina Faso, War Has Left 700,000 Vulnerable to Coronavirus The Intercept

    Finance


  • UN-backed fund to support solar businesses in Burkina Faso pv magazine International
  • BURKINA FASO: UNCDF launches call for renewable energy projects AFRIK 21
  • Four Burkina Faso gov't ministers test positive for coronavirus Aljazeera.com
  • In Burkina Faso, COVID-19 fight complicated by war, displacement Aljazeera.com
  • Endeavour Mining swoops on Semafo to create top Burkina Faso gold miner Reuters
  • Burkina Faso confirms first cases of coronavirus Yahoo Finance

    Celebrities


  • Africa Braces for Coronavirus, but Slowly The New York Times
  • Coronavirus pandemic: Which politicians and celebs are affected? Al Jazeera America
  • Paolo Maldini and Prince Albert II of Monaco among celebrities ... Arab News
  • Celebrities hit by the coronavirus Vanguard (press release) (blog)
  • Celebrities hit by virus across all industries The Phnom Penh Post
  • Botswana's Masisi, Germany's Merkel among more celebs hit by Covid-19 DispatchLIVE

    Culture


  • In Motion - Dance Around the World Deutsche Welle
  • The Coronavirus Could Mean Regime Change and Political ... Foreign Policy
  • Luxor African Film Festival: Against all odds - Culture - Al-Ahram ... Ahram Online
  • Burkina Faso : Report de la Semaine nationale de la culture - leFaso.net, l'actualité au Burkina Faso LeFaso.net
  • GOODEE Earns B Corporation Certification PRNewswire (press release)
  • Guilers. Burkina Faso : une soirée culturelle et solidaire Ouest-France

    Criminal


  • UN: Worsening Violence in Burkina Faso Forcing Thousands to Flee Voice of America
  • Two Western hostages freed after 15-month captivity in Africa's Sahel Reuters.com
  • Two Western hostages kidnapped in Burkina Faso have been freed ... The Star Online
  • MWC visitors hear a call for prayer in Burkina Faso Mennonite World Review
  • America's Commandos Deployed to 141 Countries and “Criminal Misconduct” Followed CounterPunch
  • Four ministers infected as Burkina Faso reports new virus deaths The News International

    Religion


  • Prisoners of Conscience Vulnerable in Face of Pandemic ... International Christian Concern (press release)
  • Au Burkina Faso, dans les entrailles de la terreur islamiste Valeurs Actuelles
  • Praying in a pandemic: Communal worship hard to resist for some Aljazeera.com
  • Extremists see global chaos from virus as an opportunity Boston 25 News
  • News Briefing: Church in the World The Tablet
  • MEPs: Burkina Faso must step up efforts to protect religious minorities European Interest

    Politics


  • To fight coronavirus, Burkina Faso is tempted by chloroquine The Africa Report
  • Burkina Faso reports Sub-Saharan Africa's first coronavirus death as WHO warns 'prepare for worst' FRANCE 24
  • In Burkina Faso, War Has Left 700,000 Vulnerable to Coronavirus The Intercept
  • BURKINA FASO : Augustin Loada to stand for president? Africa Intelligence
  • Coronavirus: Four government ministers infected in Burkina Faso Quartz
  • Dozens killed in attacks on Burkina Faso villages Aljazeera.com
  • Endeavour Mining swoops on Semafo to create top Burkina Faso gold miner Reuters
  • Coronavirus: Rolling coverage on the impact on Africa Africanews English
  • BURKINA FASO : Second term for Kaboré looking increasingly ... Africa Intelligence
  • Africa Braces for Coronavirus, but Slowly The New York Times
  • Burkina Faso confirms 1st death from coronavirus Anadolu Agency
  • The Coronavirus Could Mean Regime Change and Political ... Foreign Policy
  • Former Somali Prime Minister Nur Hassan Hussein? Passes Away OkayAfrica
  • Africa Braces for Coronavirus, but Slowly The New York Times
  • As virus spreads, Africa gets supplies from China's Jack Ma Minneapolis Star Tribune
  • Trudeau defends flights arriving with Canadians from across the globe National Observer
  • Somalia's ex Prime Minister dies of corona virus The New Times
  • France Authorizes Handover of Brother of Burkina Faso Ex-Leader Bloomberg
  • Coronavirus: Rwanda extends lockdown, Cameroon's billion CFA fund etc. Africanews English
  • Coronavirus: Rwanda, two Nigerian states 'feeding' poor amid restrictions Africanews English
  • Africa Insiders: The COVID-19 recession is going to hurt African Arguments
  • Singapore Plans Record Stimulus as Coronavirus Turns GDP Growth Negative Voice of America
  • Economic and Market Impact analysis of COVID-19 on West and ... Reliefweb
  • Challenging times ahead for Africa's banking sector | ALB Article ICLG.com
  • As the coronavirus arrives in Africa, fragile economies are bracing for the worst CNBC
  • Coronavirus in Africa: opportunity to reshape development The Africa Report
  • COVID-19 in Africa: insights from our media briefing with WHO World Economic Forum (blog)
  • West Africa: World Bank to fund strenghtening of data and statistics ESI Africa
  • Assessing the economic impact of coronavirus Zimbabwe Independent
  • Ghana-Burkina Faso Railway Connectivity project on course ... GhanaWeb
  • BURKINA FASO: UNCDF launches call for renewable energy projects AFRIK 21
  • Africa Insiders: The COVID-19 recession is going to hurt African Arguments
  • Coronavirus in Africa: opportunity to reshape development The Africa Report
  • World Bank supports investment plan for climate-smart agriculture in Burkina Faso Born2Invest
  • Endeavour To Combine with SEMAFO to create a leading West ... GlobeNewswire (press release)
  • Economic and Market Impact analysis of COVID-19 on West and ... Reliefweb
  • Roxgold Reports Record Cash Flow Generation In 2019 Financial Post
  • AfDB approves US $200m for electricity development in Nigeria Construction Review (press release) (blog)
  • MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: ACEP International, BIO, I&P Creating ... MicroCapital
  • Trading thrives as new highway financed by the African ... American Journal of Transportation
  • Masked men, murder and mass displacement: how terror came to ... The Guardian
  • Africa Insiders: The COVID-19 recession is going to hurt African Arguments
  • Covid 19 Has Exposed Glaring Gaps In Urban Planning New Vision
  • As the coronavirus arrives in Africa, fragile economies are bracing for the worst CNBC
  • COVID-19 in Africa: insights from our media briefing with WHO World Economic Forum (blog)
  • Parts of Africa will remain unstable for decades The Economist
  • Countries With the Worst Access to Drinking Water 24/7 Wall St.
  • UNICEF and UNFPA renew multi-country initiative to protect millions ... UNICEF (press release)
  • Economic and Market Impact analysis of COVID-19 on West and ... Reliefweb
  • Coronavirus Pandemic: These Regions Receive Less Notice, But They're Still Suffering | MarketScreener marketscreener.com
  • Africa Insiders: The COVID-19 recession is going to hurt African Arguments
  • As the coronavirus arrives in Africa, fragile economies are bracing for the worst CNBC
  • Challenging times ahead for Africa's banking sector | ALB Article ICLG.com
  • Singapore Plans Record Stimulus as Coronavirus Turns GDP Growth Negative Voice of America
  • Assessing the economic impact of coronavirus Zimbabwe Independent
  • Africa in the news: New EU-Africa strategy, impacts of the oil price crash, and spread of coronavirus Brookings Institution (blog)
  • 2020 Second-Quarter Forecast Stratfor Worldview
  • Austria’s Ambassador in Washington Describes Life Amid Coronavirus Voice of America
  • Impact of COVID 19 on Zimbabwean Economy Bulawayo24 News (press release) (blog)
  • Security: Africa and global realities (3) BusinessAMLive (press release) (blog)



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    President


  • To fight coronavirus, Burkina Faso is tempted by chloroquine The Africa Report
  • Burkina Faso reports Sub-Saharan Africa's first coronavirus death as WHO warns 'prepare for worst' FRANCE 24
  • In Burkina Faso, War Has Left 700,000 Vulnerable to Coronavirus The Intercept
  • BURKINA FASO : Augustin Loada to stand for president? Africa Intelligence

    Speaker of Parliament


  • 1st Virus Death in Sub-Saharan Africa as WHO Calls for a ‘Wake Up’ Asharq Al-awsat English
  • Coronavirus: Rolling coverage on the impact on Africa Africanews English
  • AFRICA : Covid-19 - a political tsunami for the leaders of ... Africa Intelligence
  • West Africa: ECOWAS Parliament - Sierra Leonean Emerges ... AllAfrica.com

    Prime Minister


  • Burkina Faso confirms 1st death from coronavirus Anadolu Agency
  • The Coronavirus Could Mean Regime Change and Political ... Foreign Policy
  • Former Somali Prime Minister Nur Hassan Hussein? Passes Away OkayAfrica
  • Africa Braces for Coronavirus, but Slowly The New York Times

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Former Somali Prime Minister Nur Hassan Hussein? Passes Away OkayAfrica
  • Somalia's ex Prime Minister dies of corona virus The New Times
  • The Coronavirus Could Mean Regime Change and Political ... Foreign Policy
  • Which Politicians and Senior Officials Have the Coronavirus? Foreign Policy

    Minister of Economy


  • Burkina Faso reports Sub-Saharan Africa's first coronavirus death as WHO warns 'prepare for worst' FRANCE 24
  • Coronavirus: Rolling coverage on the impact on Africa Africanews English
  • Coronavirus spreads to more African countries Al Jazeera America
  • Coronavirus: Rwanda extends lockdown, Cameroon's billion CFA fund etc. Africanews English

    Minister of Agriculture


  • World Bank supports investment plan for climate-smart agriculture in Burkina Faso Born2Invest
  • Four Burkina Faso ministers have coronavirus as cases rise to 64 Reuters Africa
  • Coronavirus: Rwanda extends lockdown, Cameroon's billion CFA fund etc. Africanews English
  • Coronavirus: South Africa cases hit 1,280; cases rise in East Africa Africanews English

    Minister of Culture


  • The Coronavirus Could Mean Regime Change and Political ... Foreign Policy
  • Which Politicians and Senior Officials Have the Coronavirus? Foreign Policy
  • Politicians who tested positive for Covid-19 BOL News
  • Coronavirus: Italy imposes nationwide restrictions Deutsche Welle

    Minister of Defense


  • UN Warns Mass Hunger Facing West Africa Will Worsen as Coronavirus Takes Hold Voice of America
  • The Country of Honest Men at a Crossroad Human Rights Watch (press release)
  • Coronavirus: Rwanda extends lockdown, Cameroon's billion CFA fund etc. Africanews English
  • U.S. Weighs Troop Cuts in Africa, Leaving Allies to Confront Growing Militant Threat Wall Street Journal

    Minister of Education


  • Burkina Faso minister tests positive for coronavirus Anadolu Agency
  • Burkina Faso's minister of territorial administration tested positive for ... China.org.cn
  • Burkina Faso's education minister tested positive for COVID-19 News Ghana
  • Coronavirus: Education, Foreign Affairs, Other Ministers Test Positive In Burkina Faso Modern Ghana

    Minister of Energy


  • BURKINA FASO: Phase II of homegrown “Solar Back-up” project to be initiated AFRIK 21
  • Politicians who tested positive for Covid-19 BOL News
  • The possible horrible legacy of the “coronavirus convention” Halifax Examiner
  • Coronavirus pandemic: Which politicians and celebs are affected? Al Jazeera America

    Minister of Finance


  • Under coronavirus curfew, West African bard offers escape via live-stream Nasdaq
  • REUTERS NEWS SCHEDULE AT 10 a.m. GMT/6 a.m. ET Financial Post
  • Four Burkina Faso ministers have coronavirus as cases rise to 64 Yahoo News
  • Burkina Faso confirms first cases of coronavirus Yahoo Finance

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Coronavirus: Education, Foreign Affairs, Other Ministers Test Positive In Burkina Faso Modern Ghana
  • Four Burkina Faso gov't ministers test positive for coronavirus Aljazeera.com
  • Coronavirus: Four government ministers infected in Burkina Faso Quartz
  • COVID-19: Guinea, Burkina Faso reject citizens who tested positive in Ghana Pulse Ghana

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Coronavirus: Rolling coverage on the impact on Africa Africanews English
  • IOM Steps Up Response for Migrants Stranded in Niger Amidst ... ReliefWeb
  • To Silence the Guns, Africa Should Tap its Diaspora Modern Diplomacy
  • Italy coronavirus death toll rises by 793 to 4,825: Live updates Al Jazeera America

    Minister of Justice


  • France authorises Francois Compaoré extradition to Burkina Faso RFI
  • Coronavirus: Rolling coverage on the impact on Africa Africanews English
  • Western couple seized in Burkina Faso two years ago found in Mali The Standard
  • Which Politicians and Senior Officials Have the Coronavirus? Foreign Policy

    Minister of Health


  • To fight coronavirus, Burkina Faso is tempted by chloroquine The Africa Report
  • Burkina Faso minister tests positive for coronavirus Anadolu Agency
  • Four Burkina Faso gov't ministers test positive for coronavirus Aljazeera.com
  • Burkina Faso confirms first two cases of COVID-19 Anadolu Agency

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Four Burkina Faso gov't ministers test positive for coronavirus Aljazeera.com
  • BURKINA FASO: Government equips the Koubri locality with two boreholes AFRIK 21
  • Burkina Faso reports Sub-Saharan Africa's first coronavirus death as WHO warns 'prepare for worst' FRANCE 24
  • Coronavirus: Rolling coverage on the impact on Africa Africanews English

    Minister of Sports


  • Coronavirus pandemic: Which politicians and celebs are affected? Al Jazeera America
  • More African countries confirm first coronavirus cases as Jack Ma pledges aid Reuters
  • Burkina Faso confirms first cases of coronavirus AlKhaleej Today (press release)
  • South Africa's coronavirus cases nearly double in 2 days Wheeling Intelligencer

    Director of State Security Service


  • Arming civilians to fight jihadists. What could go wrong? The New Humanitarian
  • Coronavirus: Rolling coverage on the impact on Africa Africanews English
  • As the World Is Distracted, Boko Haram Terrorists Strike a Key ... Foreign Policy
  • U.S. faces unparalleled challenge evacuating diplomats amid coronavirus crisis NBC News

    Chairman National Bank


  • Endeavour To Combine with SEMAFO to create a leading West ... GlobeNewswire (press release)
  • REUTERS NEWS SCHEDULE AT 10 a.m. GMT/6 a.m. ET Financial Post
  • Sanlam appoints ex-Old Mutual boss as new CEO CNBCAfrica.com
  • Politicians who tested positive for Covid-19 BOL News

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • China leads UN call for more backing for counterterrorism in Africa CGTN
  • Congress to Vote on Coronavirus Rescue Package The New York Times
  • News Briefing: Church in the World The Tablet
  • COVID-19/Couvre-feu : « Les forces de l'ordre doivent arrêter ces comportements » (Paul Sondo, ancien DG de la Police) L'Actualité du Burkina 24h/24

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • The Coronavirus Could Mean Regime Change and Political ... Foreign Policy
  • Analysis | The Daily 202: Trump's warning to Iran underscores risk of ... Washington Post
  • Coronavirus: Rolling coverage on the impact on Africa Africanews English
  • Politicians who tested positive for Covid-19 BOL News

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Italy coronavirus death toll rises by 793 to 4,825: Live updates Al Jazeera America
  • Trump activates National Guard in three states in response to coronavirus pandemic; Canadian Olympic Committee says it will not send team to Tokyo Games in 2020 Washington Post
  • Live Blog: San Diego Police Shut Down Police Academy Amid ... KPBS
  • Praying in a pandemic: Communal worship hard to resist for some Aljazeera.com

    Opposition


  • Coronavirus: Four government ministers infected in Burkina Faso Quartz
  • Masked men, murder and mass displacement: how terror came to ... The Guardian
  • Mali opposition leader Soumaila Cisse being held hostage: Party Aljazeera.com
  • Mali holds election despite COVID-19 concerns and kidnapping of ... cgtn.com

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Singapore Plans Record Stimulus as Coronavirus Turns GDP Growth Negative Voice of America
  • Africa Insiders: The COVID-19 recession is going to hurt African Arguments
  • COVID-19 Has Cost African Countries Bllions The Size Of Uganda's ... WeeTracker Media
  • Policy Responses to COVID19 International Monetary Fund
  • Countries With the Worst Access to Drinking Water 24/7 Wall St.
  • Coronavirus – Nigeria: Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria tests Negative for Coronavirus SocialNews.XYZ
  • Burkina Faso raises CFA33 billion on WAEMU securities market Ecofin Agency: Economic information from Africa
  • Assessing the economic impact of coronavirus Zimbabwe Independent
  • Could N.J. be headed for a recession? New analysis says we’re in for a rough spring. nj.com
  • Pakistan ranked 76th out of 100 nations on inclusive internet index 2020 Business Standard
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    Investment

  • BURKINA FASO: UNCDF launches call for renewable energy projects AFRIK 21
  • Africa Insiders: The COVID-19 recession is going to hurt African Arguments
  • Coronavirus in Africa: opportunity to reshape development The Africa Report
  • World Bank supports investment plan for climate-smart agriculture in Burkina Faso Born2Invest
  • Endeavour To Combine with SEMAFO to create a leading West ... GlobeNewswire (press release)
  • Economic and Market Impact analysis of COVID-19 on West and ... Reliefweb
  • Roxgold Reports Record Cash Flow Generation In 2019 Financial Post
  • AfDB approves US $200m for electricity development in Nigeria Construction Review (press release) (blog)
  • MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: ACEP International, BIO, I&P Creating ... MicroCapital
  • Trading thrives as new highway financed by the African ... American Journal of Transportation
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    Demographics

  • Masked men, murder and mass displacement: how terror came to ... The Guardian
  • Africa Insiders: The COVID-19 recession is going to hurt African Arguments
  • Covid 19 Has Exposed Glaring Gaps In Urban Planning New Vision
  • As the coronavirus arrives in Africa, fragile economies are bracing for the worst CNBC
  • COVID-19 in Africa: insights from our media briefing with WHO World Economic Forum (blog)
  • Parts of Africa will remain unstable for decades The Economist
  • Countries With the Worst Access to Drinking Water 24/7 Wall St.
  • UNICEF and UNFPA renew multi-country initiative to protect millions ... UNICEF (press release)
  • Economic and Market Impact analysis of COVID-19 on West and ... Reliefweb
  • Coronavirus Pandemic: These Regions Receive Less Notice, But They're Still Suffering | MarketScreener marketscreener.com
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    Export/Import

  • Africa Insiders: The COVID-19 recession is going to hurt African Arguments
  • As the coronavirus arrives in Africa, fragile economies are bracing for the worst CNBC
  • Challenging times ahead for Africa's banking sector | ALB Article ICLG.com
  • Singapore Plans Record Stimulus as Coronavirus Turns GDP Growth Negative Voice of America
  • Assessing the economic impact of coronavirus Zimbabwe Independent
  • Africa in the news: New EU-Africa strategy, impacts of the oil price crash, and spread of coronavirus Brookings Institution (blog)
  • 2020 Second-Quarter Forecast Stratfor Worldview
  • Austria’s Ambassador in Washington Describes Life Amid Coronavirus Voice of America
  • Impact of COVID 19 on Zimbabwean Economy Bulawayo24 News (press release) (blog)
  • Security: Africa and global realities (3) BusinessAMLive (press release) (blog)
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