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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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Among the seven women from Bobo Dioulasso who had been part of the previous Engagement Feminin workshop, Binta was the only one who was able to make it to Ouagagoudou again in 2012--all the others had lacked the necessary financial means.
Together in Bobo Dioulasso, Binta and Mariam used to create their own choreographies but, as Binta explained, they never presented them in public before asking for advice from a friend, who is a senior choreographer.
In March the Gendarmerie seized nearly 800 kilograms of hemp and cannabis, and another 1,055 kilograms in July, both near the economic capital of Bobo Dioulasso.
Dr Gomgnimbou is a public health scientist of the Centre Muraz in Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, and is following a doctoral program of the Ecole Doctorale Genes Genomes Cellules of the University Paris-Sud 11 working in the Infection Genetics Emerging Pathogens Evolution Team at the Institute of Genetics and Microbiology in Orsay, France.
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In Burkina Faso, the Semaine Nationale de la Culture (SNC, National Cultural Week) takes place every two years in Bobo Dioulasso, the second most important city in the country.
La communaute internationale, qui realise, avec regret, que le Burkina Faso pourrait s'enflammer, les troubles ont atteint Bobo Dioulasso, deuxieme ville du pays bien apres l'annulation par la Presidence du vote du projet de revision constitutionnelle, prevu jeudi et l'annonce de sa disponibilite a ouvrir des pourparlers [beaucoup plus grand que] pour une periode de transition a l'issue de laquelle il transmettra le pouvoir au President democratiquement elu, estime qu'il revient aux Burkinabes de decider de leur avenir.
Summary: Dakar - A detachment of the Royal Armed Forces (FAR) participated, on Sunday in Bobo Dioulasso (400 km south of Ouagadougou), in a parade marking the fiftieth anniversary of the independence of Burkina Faso.
Meetings were organized between the two bronze smith centres of Ouagadougou and Bobo Dioulasso to help them discover the specific styles and techniques of the two "schools".
Out of its Ouagadougou hub, the airline serves Bobo Dioulasso locally and Abidjan, Accra, Bamako, Cotonou, Dakar, Niamey, and Lome regionally.
Le Burkina Faso organise tous les deux ans a Bobo Dioulasso, la Semaine Nationale de la Culture dont les objectifs essentiels demeurent la valorisation de la culture et la promotion des artistes burkinabe.