Ouagadougou - Burkina Faso

// HistoryThe name Ouagadougou goes back to the 15th century when the Yonyonse and the Ninsi tribes inhabited the area. They were in constant conflict until 1441 when Wubri, a Yonyonse hero and an important figure in Burkina Faso’s history, led his tribe to victory. He then renamed the area from “Kumbee-Tenga,” as the Ninsi had called it, to “Wogodogo,” meaning "where people get honor and respect." Ouagadougou is a corruption of Wogodogo. The spelling of the name Ouagadougou is derived from the French orthography common in former French African colonies. If English orthography were

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dkag1947 :

ALSO vISA FORMALITIES FOR VISITING Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso FROM mUMBAI india.

sunilnchassaram :
"Go via france. Cheapest. Get visa from French Embassy."
dopefish622 :

I need a map of the layout of Ouagadougou Airport in Burkina Faso. I have been unable to find one through search engines. A simple sketch of the airport will suffice. Ideally, I'd like to have a general idea of where the major areas inside the airport are (customs, terminals, lounges, etc). I don't care about runways or anything like that. Anyone who can provide me a link or draw me a sketch and post the answer here before 12:00 PM EDT will be picked as best answer. Just to put everyone at ease, I promise that this map will not be used for any illegal or immoral activity. Google Earth does not have images of high enough resolution for my purposes. I also need to know about the internal layout of the airport, which is information I cannot find with Google Earth. Thanks for the tip though :)

Sunil :
"Pls use google earth.. download it from earth.google.com"
claudia.treacy@sbcglobal.net :

I wish to know if attorney I have been paying is a real attorney.

wahootexan :
"http://ouagadougou.usembassy.gov/"

 

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Deddy
Date: 2008-02-05 17:25:52

Deadlines laid out in the Ouagadougou peace accord continue to slip by. Observers have called the 2007 peace accord the last, best hope for the country after several previous agreements crumbled.


Crazy_Rob
Date: 2008-02-05 17:25:52

Burkina Faso UPDATE: Fire destroys radio presenter's car       Sam SK Le Jah, a presenter with Ouaga FM, a private radio station at Ouaga 2000, a suburb of Ouagadougou, escaped death on September 28, 2007, when his car parked outside of the station       


bacwebdesign
Date: 2008-02-05 17:25:52

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso -- The 20th edition of FESPACO, Africa's largest film festival, has not disappointed the multitudes of foreign film fans from Europe and beyond who came to Ouagadougou this week. For the African directors competing for the festival's top prize, FESPACO is a chance to raise their profiles in Africa and beyond.




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