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Abidjan by night  

Abidjan by night

Trip to Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso

December 15th 2008
After a few hours chatting with a Pasteur about religion on the front seats of a minibus, we finally stop to cross the border between Ghana and Ivory coast. A tradition: all Ivoirian usually pay 1 Ghana Cedis to pass Ghanaian police and immigration. As a white, I do not have to pay these but I did indeed have the provocative questions from the Ivoirian police about Belgian involvement in Congo. Es ... read more
Africa » Burkina Faso » Centre » Ouagadougou

Burkinabe Flag Burkina Faso (formerly Upper Volta) achieved independence from France in 1960. Repeated military coups during the 1970s and 1980s were followed by multiparty elections in the early 1990s. Burkina Faso's high population density and limited natural res... ... read more
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