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Mali struggles to filter passengers from Ebola-hit Guinea

I had been wondering about how the border is being controlled.  Reuters gives us the info. HT: Penelope Hartnell At a Mali border post in Kouremale about 130 km 80 miles south of the capital Bamako, five health workers stand … Continue reading

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Attention FAVL friends and RWA students…

Salimata’s daughter Leigh has now won the official FAVL “cutest baby ever” contest…

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Traditional chiefs of Koudougou area get organized…

The brief article via Baromètre du leFaso.net doesn’t give much context. Les chefs traditionnels de Koudougou ont décidé de se mobiliser pour “Œuvrer pour le maintien de la paix, agir pour aider au développement de la ville de Koudougou, revaloriser … Continue reading

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Burkinabè photographer (to the President!) Warren Saré visits U.S. and my colleague David Pace

Le dynamique artiste-photographe, Warren Boureima Saré, est de retour au Burkina Faso après un séjour studieux aux Etats-Unis. Dans ses bagages, il est revenu avec de nouvelles connaissances photographiques et des projets pour ses pairs notamment les membres du Centre … Continue reading

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Great video of the Burkinabe in San Francisco region

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Les hiboux au regard gluant: à bas !

That is all… enough, really.  You know what I am talking about.

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100 million dollars – upcoming Obama trip to Africa

I always like to do the basic math.  We (FAVL) set up village libraries for about $15,000 and that covers about five years of operations until the office of the mayor can take over.  Let’s say there is no book … Continue reading

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