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02/08/2012 01:16 pm ET

Burkina Faso: Night Falls In Africa

OUAGANDOUGOU, Burkina Faso – Finding your way around Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, should be easy to do. Wide, ramshackle boulevards radiate from plazas and monuments — this is French Africa, after all — and even the hovel-lined dirt alleys are organized into a relentless grid. Buzzards perch on top of the street lamps that line the avenues, making you feel, as you drive down the street, like a float in a creepy parade.

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