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Comparaore and the Verdict of History

This Day 03 Aug 2022
On April 6, 2022, a former President of Burkina Faso, Mr ... Campaore, who had fled to Ivory Coast after the popular uprising which terminated his 27-year regime in 2014, recently returned to Burkina Faso to take part in a summit of former presidents hosted by the ruling military junta.

Burkina Faso: Compaore Apologises to Family of Murdered Sankara

All Africa 27 Jul 2022
Burkina Faso's former president Blaise Compaore, sentenced in absentia to life in jail for the 1987 assassination of revolutionary icon Thomas Sankara, has apologised to the ex-leader's family ....

Burkina ex-leader Compaore apologises to family of slain Sankara

Al Jazeera 26 Jul 2022
Burkina Faso’s former President Blaise Compaore, sentenced in absentia to life in jail for the 1987 assassination of revolutionary icon Thomas Sankara, has apologised to the ex-leader’s family ... Compaore expressed his “deep gratitude” to Burkina Faso’s military-dominated transitional government.

Burkina ex-leader Compaoré apologises to family of slain revolutionary icon Sankara

France24 26 Jul 2022
Burkina Faso's former president Blaise Compaoré, sentenced in absentia to life in jail for the 1987 assassination of revolutionary icon Thomas Sankara, apologised to the ex-leader's family on Tuesday ... .

MICHAEL SCHMIDT: Stink of tyranny in the air as Jasmine Revolution withers

Business Day 26 Jul 2022
Blaise Compaoré of Burkina Faso in 2014, Yahya Jammeh of Gambia in 2017, Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe in 2017, Abdelaziz Bouteflika of Algeria in 2019, and in the same year Omar el-Bashir of Sudan, who SA had failed to arrest for genocide when it had the chance.


Jamaica Observer 17 Jul 2022
Geometric sources its textiles and materials from Ghana, Burkina Faso or Mali and handcrafts the designs with trained and skilled artisans in Ghana. The brand brings to life the stories of the artisans and individuals responsible for production ... the pieces have a deeper purpose in connecting West African and Jamaican design," she concluded ... Credits. ... .

Burkina Faso ex-president Compaore to return, says Ivory Coast

FX Empire 06 Jul 2022
In April this year, a military tribunal in Burkina Faso sentenced Compaore in absentia to life imprisonment for complicity in the 1987 murder of his predecessor Thomas Sankara in a coup.

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Jamaica Star 05 Jul 2022
Jihadis unleash terror in Burkina Faso. OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) --. Attacks by jihadis killed at least 22 people in northwestern Burkina Faso and also injured others, the government said yesterday ... Mutinous soldiers ousted Burkina Faso's democratically elected president in ...

West Africa leaders lift sanctions on military-led neighbors

The Morganton News Herald 03 Jul 2022
The summit of the Economic Community of West African States resolved to lift all economic and financial sanctions imposed on Mali, Guinea and Burkina Faso, although those countries remain suspended from the regional bloc, said Jean-Claude Kassi Brou, an Ivorian politician who has been serving as president of the ECOWAS Commission.

West African leaders meet, with coup-hit neighbors on agenda

The Morganton News Herald 03 Jul 2022
A summit last month of the Economic Community of West African States put off imposing further economic and financial sanctions on Mali, Guinea and Burkina Faso ... The juntas in Guinea and Burkina Faso have proposed three-year transition periods, which ECOWAS rejected as too long a wait for elections.

Thousands of Burkina Faso Massacre Survivors Need Emergency Aid

Voa News 17 Jun 2022
refugee agency says thousands of survivors of a recent massacre in Burkina Faso are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance ... refugee agency reports they have arrived in Dori, a town in eastern Burkina Faso on the border with Niger and Mali ... He says it marks a further escalation of violence against civilians in Burkina Faso.

10 most neglected refugee crises around the world

RTE 01 Jun 2022
Burkina Faso. Burkina Faso is a landlocked country, with limited rainfall ... Like Burkina Faso, conflict in the Sahel has had a devastating effect on the life of civilians in Mali, particularly in the north and central districts of the country.

Why Not Polygamy?

Quillette 28 May 2022
In Canada, a 2018 Ipsos poll found that 36 percent of respondents approved of decriminalizing polygamy ... Even these modest levels of polygyny are sometimes exceeded in real life. In Burkina Faso and Nigeria, 36 percent and 28 percent of households, respectively, are polygynous; in Togo 54 percent of married women are in polygynous marriages ... .

Ghana collaborates to improve adolescent health

Business Ghana 12 May 2022
Ghana is collaborating with five other West African countries in a research project aimed at improving the health and quality of life of women, newborns, children and adolescents in the sub-region. They are Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Niger, Sierra Leone and Senegal.

How an African artist turns electronic waste to works of art

Mail Guardian South Africa 03 May 2022
“My mission is to give e-waste a second life,” he said ... The telephone is essential in life, people use it a lot and when the gadget stops working they dump it in the trash bin, and more and more of it ends up in the streets ... Some of the e-waste in the repair shops comes from neighbouring countries, especially Benin and Burkina Faso.

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