8 famous people you did not know are from Burkina Faso

Francis Kéré
The award-winning architect from Gando, Burkina Faso, became the first African architect to design the prestigious Serpentine Pavilion in Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, Central London in 2017

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West African states adopt ‘ECO’ as name for new currency

Muhammadu Buhari and Patrice Talon
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari (L) and his Beninese counterpart Patrice Talon (R) speak next to President of ECOWAS Commission Jean-Claude Brou (C) during an inauguration ceremony in Lagos, Nigeria

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