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Burkina Faso tourist hub loses Western visitors to jihadist threat


The city of Bobo-Dioulasso, once a magnet for tourists to Burkina Faso, is now being neglected by Western travellers due to recurrent jihadist attacks in the country. The impact has been brutal for local businesses. The city's hotels have emptied, its heritage sites are quiet and the souvenir shops shuttered.

Added on the 01/11/2019 17:36:00 - Copyright : AFP EN

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