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Burkina Faso: A Weakened State Is Paving the Way for Terrorism
Last month in northern Burkina Faso there were attacks on a church and on a procession of Catholics. These have raised fears of religious strife in a country where security remains… Read more »
Africa: New Fungi Show Promise in Fighting Malaria
Bed nets. Insecticides. Sterile and genetically modified insects. Now scientists are adding a genetically engineered toxic fungus to the arsenal of weapons to wipe out mosquitoes… Read more »
Burkina Faso: The 'Natural Resource Curse' and Artisanal Mines - the Case of Burkina Faso
Is there a "natural resources curse" as economists call it? This burning question arises in all resource-rich countries where the majority of the population is living in poverty.… Read more »
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