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AllAfrica.com - Burkina Faso
Fairly current news from PANA (the Dakar based news agency created to provide an African perspective on news events), and other sources. Now merged with the former Africa News from Durham, NC. founded by Reed Kramer. [KF] http://allafrica.com/burkinafaso/
Agence d'Information du Burkina
In French. News from the Burkina Faso government press agency - politics, economics, culture, sports. http://www.aib.bf/
BBC World Service - Africa
Use the Search to locate news. http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/world/africa/
Bendré (Ouagadougou)
In French. Weekly newspaper. http://www.bendre.africa-web.org/article.php3?id_article=18
clari.world.africa.western
Subscription required through your internet service provider. Reuters and AP wire stories on West African countries. Usenet newsgroup created November 1995. [KF ]
CNN World News
Use the Search to locate articles on Burkina Faso. http://www.cnn.com
Evasion (Ouagadougou)
In French. Weekly newspaper. Published by Le Groupe de Presse "LE PAYS. " http://www.lepays.bf/hebdo/framen.htm
Evénement (Ouagadougou)
In French. Monthly newspaper. http://www.cnpress-zongo.net/evenementbf/
FasoNews.net
In French. Current news, directory of web sites, message board, personalized postcards, Burkina facts, audio file of the national anthem, recipes, etc. [KF] http://www.fasonews.net/
Global NewsBank
Subscription service. Some universities subscribe. Does not have the latest news but good for researching news from a week ago back to 1985. Has selected reports from the BBC Monitoring Service (English translations of news), Radio Burkina, Agence France Presse, African newspapers, IPS, PANA, radio and/or TV stations. [KF] http://infoweb.newsbank.com/
Hebdo. Hebdomadaire du Burkina
In French. Online edition of the print newspaper. Has special articles on the university, political parties, etc. http://www.hebdo.bf/
Independant
In French. Online edition of the print newspaper founded by Norbert Zongo. http://www.independant.bf/
IRIN News - Burkina Faso
Current news from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. http://www.irinnews.org/frontpage.asp?SelectRegion=West_Africa&SelectCountry=Burkina_Faso
Journal du Jeudi (Ouagadougou)
"Hebdomadaire satirique burkinabe." In French. Selections from the weekly Burkina Faso newspaper. Is updated every Saturday; past issues are online. http://www.journaldujeudi.com
Lexis-Nexis
Subscription only; some universities subscribe. Has selected Lexis-Nexis databases. Covers the BBC Summary of World Broadcasts, Agence France Presse, New York Times, Washington Post, Guardian (London), Africa News, Associated Press, TV transcripts, and many more sources. Political, business, cultural news. http://web.lexis-nexis.com/universe
Le Monde Diplomatique (Paris)
In French and English. A selection of older articles from the monthly newspaper established in 1954. Also has articles on francophonie. For the English edition, use the Search form to locate articles.
Main page: http://www.monde-diplomatique.fr/md/index.html
Observateur Paalga (Ouagadougou)
In French. Web site for the private daily and weekly editions of the print newspaper. http://www.lobservateur.bf
Observateur Dimanche
In French. Weekly edition of Observateur Paalga. http://www.lobservateur.bf/sommairedim.php3
Opinion
In French. Site for the weekly print newspaper. Published by Zedcom. http://www.zedcom.bf/opinion_282/sommaire_282.htm
Pays (Ouagadougou)
In French. Online edition of the print independent daily newspaper. Includes a monthly health magazine, Votre Sante. Published by Le Groupe de Presse "LE PAYS. " http://www.lepays.bf/
San Finna
In French. Site for the print weekly newspaper. http://www.sanfinna.com/
Sidwaya (Ouagadougou)
In French. Web site of the print daily newspaper. Has a selection of articles from recent issues. http://www.sidwaya.bf/
Site Medias Burkina - Le Portail des médias au Burkina Faso
In French. Directory of the Burkina press. Maintained by Centre National de Presse Norbert Zongo, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. http://www.mediaburkina.org/
Topix - Burkina Faso News
Current news. Topix is owned by newspaper companies and based in Palo Alto, California. RSS Feed: http://rss.topix.net/rss/world/burkina-faso.xml http://www.topix.net/world/burkina-faso/
United Nations, ReliefWeb - Burkina Faso News
Current news. See By Country. Maintained by the UN Dept. of Humanitarian Affairs. http://www.reliefweb.int/
United States. Department of State - Africa News
Use the Search to locate press releases, articles esp. on Burkina Faso.



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