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Moro-Naba Ceremony
The Moro-Naba Ceremony takes place every Friday around 07:00 in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso. Mossi people, Mossi leaders travel to the compound of the Moro-Naba chief. They are seated by rank for the Moro-Naba's appearance. The Moro-Naba wears red and appears with a horse as if prepared for war. A cannon fires, the most senior chiefs pledge allegiance, and the Moro-Naba leaves before reappearing in white, as if making peace. Doolo, the traditional beer, and kola nut drinks are distributed, after which the Moro-Naba holds court. The ceremony is said to represent the Moro-Naba's Political minister, ministers dissuading him from going to war. External linksMoro Naaba Ceremony
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Ouagadougou
Ouagadougou (, , ) is the Capital city, capital of Burkina Faso and the administrative, communications, cultural, and economic centre of the nation. It is also the List of cities in Burkina Faso#10 largest cities, country's largest city, with a population of 2,453,496 in 2019. The city's name is often shortened to ''Ouaga''. The inhabitants are called ''ouagalais''. The spelling of the name ''Ouagadougou'' is derived from the French orthography common in former French African colonies. Ouagadougou's primary industries are food processing and textiles. It is served by an Thomas Sankara International Airport Ouagadougou, international airport and is linked by rail to Abidjan in the Ivory Coast and, for freight only, to Kaya, Burkina Faso, Kaya. There are several highways linking the city to Niamey, Niger, south to Ghana, and southwest to Ivory Coast. Ouagadougou has one of West Africa's largest markets, which burned down in 2003 and has since reopened with better facilities and im ...
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