Burkina Faso After Compaoré

Updated: Mon 10 Nov, 12:52 pm

The departure of former president Blaise Compaore may offer Burkina Faso an opportunity to improve its democratic and developmental performance, but important challenges lie ahead, including the role … read more »

Group Wants Shooting of Protesters in Burkina Faso Probed

Updated: Wed 14 Jan, 07:06 pm

Evidence suggests that little or no warning was given by the military before they opened fire on unarmed protesters during last year's anti-governement rally, reports the rights group Amnesty … read more »

Burkina Faso Swears in Interim President

Updated: Wed 19 Nov, 04:49 am

Former foreign minister Michel Kafando has pledged to "respect and defend the constitution, the transition charter and laws, and do everything to guarantee justice for all Burkinabes." read more »