Bobo-Dioulasso


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Bobo-Dioulasso

a city in W Burkina-Faso. Pop.: 396 000 (2005 est.)

Bobo-Dioulasso

 

a city in Upper Volta. Population, 68,000 (1967). There is a railroad station, a highway junction, and an international airport. Bobo-Dioulasso is the economic center of the country. There is production of vegetable oils, soap, and beer; cotton ginning; rice milling; and sisal processing. Other industry includes match and cigarette factories, a sawmill, and cottage production of rugs. Large deposits of quartzite clays are located nearby.

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Mosquitoes from each collection round were pooled and reared to adults in insectaries at the Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Sante/ Centre Muraz in Bobo-Dioulasso or the Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Paludisme (CNRFP) in Ouagadougou.
In the meantime, the surgeries we had scheduled will still take place over the next few weeks, at another hospital in Bobo-Dioulasso," she said.
Cet article decrit l'idee que les femmes et les hommes ages de 18-89 ans se font de l'excision/la mutilation sexuelle feminine a Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, alors qu'elle est desormais illegale depuis pres de 15 ans.
During this period important decisions relating to the cultural biennial were taken: the SNC was settled in Bobo-Dioulasso, henceforth the only town to accommodate the event; it is administered by a permanent secretariat based in that city.
Ouagadougou, the capital, has a mixed Muslim and Christian population; however, Bobo-Dioulasso, the country's second largest city, is mostly Muslim.
At one march in Bobo-Dioulasso, the main commercial city, union leader Bakary Millogo decried the workers' "rampant pauperization" as opposed to the "scandalous and ostentatious" lifestyles of high government officials.
Eight percent of 13-24-year-old men and 10% of women the same age had symptoms of an STI in the 12 months prior to a large study in Bobo-Dioulasso.
Schlesser, who lies third on the event, rues the fact that he had to travel from Mauritania to Bobo-Dioulasso, in Burkina Faso, without a single flat-out stage after security fears altered rally organisers' plans.
345km special STAGE 11:Mopti to Bobo-Dioulasso Sunday,January 11 Distance: 751kminc.
As part of the modernization process in Burkina Faso, the Ministry plans to connect additional cities to broadband Internet starting in Bobo-Dioulasso, and to be followed later in Fada N'Gourma, Kaya, Koudougou, Ouahigouya and Ziniare.
5 million financing to Djibouti to contribute to the Regional Submarine Telecommunications Project which connects Bangladesh, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Djibouti, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Italy and France; and US $14 million to Burkina Faso to support the higher education sector in the country for phase II of the Expansion of Students Hostels for the University of Bobo-Dioulasso Project.
south-west of Ouagadougou and 90 km South-East of Bobo-Dioulasso, the