Africa: New African Union Chief Puts Peace Back On the Agenda
The scene is not a familiar one at the African Union (AU): the AU Commission (AUC) chairperson, in shirtsleeves, walking in the blazing sun down an unpaved alley in a war-torn… Read more »
Burkina Faso: Security Alone Won't Save Burkina Faso From Extremism
Since 4 April 2015, the day a Romanian citizen was abducted in Tambao on Burkina Faso's north-east border with Mali and Niger, about 20 terror attacks killing 70 people have been… Read more »
January 15, 2016
Burkina Faso: Hope for an End to Military Meddling?
Following a troubled, 13-month transition period that culminated in a peaceful election on 29 November last year, Burkina Faso swore in Roch Marc Christian Kaboré as its new… Read more »
November 24, 2015
Burkina Faso: Nation Set for an Electoral Uprising?
On Sunday, 29 November, around 5.5 million people are expected at the polls in Burkina Faso to elect the next president and the 127 members of Parliament. These elections, the… Read more »
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