Demonstrations against the military coup in the country has left at least three people dead and over 60 injured.
Military Coup Protesters Killed in Burkina Faso
Al Jazeera, 17 September 2015
At least three people have been killed and 60 injured during street clashes in Burkina Faso's capital as protesters demonstrated against a military coup, a senior source in the… Read more »
Coup Leaders Free Interim President Kafando
Al Jazeera, 18 September 2015
Burkina Faso's military has reportedly released the country's interim president after he was detained during a coup that dissolved his government. Read more »
Military Confirms Burkina Faso Coup, Dissolves Government
Premium Times, 17 September 2015
The military in Burkina Faso has announced the dissolution of the country's transitional government, a day after presidential guards arrested the interim president and prime… Read more »
Burkina Faso 'Coup' - Presidential Guard Dissolves Government
Deutsche Welle, 17 September 2015
Members of Burkina Faso's presidential guard have "dissolved" the country's cabinet and vowed to hold "inclusive elections." The announcement comes a day after soldiers seized the… Read more »
The Sting in the Tail of the Counter-Revolution
Daily Maverick, 17 September 2015
When the much-feared Presidential Guard stormed into a cabinet meeting to arrest Burkina Faso's interim President and Prime Minister, we should not have been surprised. Until now,… Read more »
New Leader Promises to Free Detained Interim President
Amidst gunfire, violence and uncertainty, a new leader has emerged in Burkina Faso. General Gilbert Diendere has declared himself ruler of the West African country after a coup. Read more »
South African Government Expresses Concern Over Developments in the Republic of Burkina Faso
Govt of SA, 17 September 2015
South African Government expresses concern over the Republic of Burkina Faso Read more »
The military has taken to the airwaves to declare it now controls the country - just weeks before national elections. ECOWAS, African Union and the United Nations issue a joint ... Read more »
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