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Promoted to security minister in the transitional government led by Yacouba Isaac Zida, Colonel Barry was removed from office by the following President Michel Kafando a few months later. The transitional government was installed after the fall of President Blaise Compaore, toppled on October 31, 2014 ...
As Africans at home and abroad are gathered with loved ones and family celebrating either Kwanzaa, an expression aimed at embracing our indigenous cultural origins created by Maulana Karenga in 1966 and lasts from December 26th to January 1st, or Christmas which displays the undeniable footprints ...

Burkina Faso's ousted leader Blaise Compaore is granted Ivorian citizenship, ending the prospect of his extradition to face murder charges. PARIS (Reuters) – Francois Compaore, the younger brother of former Burkina Faso president Blaise Compaore, was taken into custody by French authorities on ...
Francois Compaore, the younger brother of former Burkina Faso president Blaise Compaore, was taken into custody by French authorities on Sunday in connection with the murder of a journalist, his lawyer said. The killing in 1998 of Norbert Zongo, who published Burkina Faso's Independent newspaper, ...
A closely-watched trial of Burkina Faso's Blaise Compaore, former president, and members of his cabinet is under way in the capital, Ouagadougou. Compaore, who fled to neighbouring Ivory Coast during a popular revolt in 2014 against his attempts to change the constitution and extend his 27-year-rule, ...
The closely-watched and long-delayed trial of Blaise Compaore, Burkina Faso's former president, and members of his cabinet has been adjourned for a month after his lawyers claimed that he would not receive a fair hearing. Compaore, who fled to neighbouring Ivory Coast during a popular revolt in 2014 ...

A trial of Burkina Faso's former leader Blaise Compaore and his cabinet began Monday after delays, with the court dismissing calls from the defense to cancel the proceedings. Compaore, who fled during a popular revolt in 2014 as he sought to extend his 27-year rule of the West African country, is being ...
OUAGADOUGOU - A court in Burkina Faso on Thursday postponed the trial of former leader Blaise Compaore and his Cabinet for their alleged role in killing protesters during an uprising in October 2014 that overthrew his government. The unrest saw crowds of hundreds of thousands marched in the capital ...
Burkina Faso Ex-president Blaise Compaore attending a high-level meeting at the International Telecommunication Union headquarters in Geneva on ... Ousted Burkina Faso president Blaise Compaore will likely go on trial in March for his part in the violent crackdown on the 2014 popular uprising that ...
Burkina Faso Ex-president Blaise Compaore attending a high-level meeting at the International Telecommunication Union headquarters in Geneva on ... Ousted Burkina Faso president Blaise Compaore will likely go on trial in March for his part in the violent crackdown on the 2014 popular uprising that ...
IN a piece of detail passed in November but only uncovered this week, ousted Burkina Faso president Blaise Compaore, who fled to Ivory Coast after his October 2014 ouster, has been granted Ivorian citizenship there on his request. Both Compaore and a younger brother named Francois, who he was ...
There was just one more year to go before change could finally come, through the next presidential election. After 27 years of Blaise Compaore, the people of Burkina Faso were set to wait patiently until November 2015. But Mr Compaore's attempt to force a constitutional change sparked near unanimous ...
France is also viewed with some suspicion for having helped ousted leader Blaise Compaore avoid justice by fleeing to Ivory Coast and faces ...
Raila also likened President-elect Uhuru to Yaya Jammeh in the Gambia, Blaise Compaore in Burkina Faso among other controversial African ...
He was one of the most disliked figures in the regime of his brother Blaise Compaore, who was ousted in a popular revolt in October 2014 after ...
A Paris court Monday ordered the release of the younger brother of Blaise Compaore, ex-president of Burkina Faso, pending a decision on his ...
Francois Compaore, the younger brother of former Burkina Faso president Blaise Compaore, was taken into custody by French authorities on ...

The closely-watched and long-delayed trial of Blaise Compaore, Burkina Faso's former president, and members of his cabinet has been ...
OUAGADOUGOU - A court in Burkina Faso on Thursday postponed the trial of former leader Blaise Compaore and his Cabinet for their alleged ...
A court in Burkina Faso has postponed to May 4, the trial of former leader Blaise Compaore and his cabinet for their alleged role in killing at ...
With former veteran leaders such as Gambia's Yahya Jammeh and Burkina Faso's Blaise Compaore now living in exile, analysts say ...
President Blaise Compaore's party looked set to control almost all of Burkina Faso's major towns, including the capital Ouagadougou and the ...
... African state of Burkina Faso began heading to the polls on Sunday to choose a president, with incumbent Blaise Compaore widely expected ...
Mr. Diallo was a key figure in the insurrection which drove former President Blaise Compaore from power in 2014. Mr. Rawlings also met ...
The closely-watched and long-delayed trial of Blaise Compaore, Burkina Faso's former president, and members of his cabinet has been ...
OUAGADOUGOU - A court in Burkina Faso on Thursday postponed the trial of former leader Blaise Compaore and his Cabinet for their alleged ...
A court in Burkina Faso has postponed to May 4, the trial of former leader Blaise Compaore and his cabinet for their alleged role in killing at ...
The mediator in Ivory Coast's political crisis, Burkino Faso's President Blaise Compaore, heads to Abidjan Monday for talks with government ...
Ouagadougou - Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore stormed to a third consecutive term on Friday with a landslide victory in presidential ...
On December 18, 1997, David Ouedraogo, chauffeur of Francois Compaore, the younger brother of President Blaise Compaore, was ...
The Civic Broom, a movement that sprouted from civil society activism in Burkina Faso, will be prominent. The movement morph into a vanguard against Blaise Compaore's regime, spearheading street demonstrations during the October 2014 uprising in ...
Mr Nketia also pledged the NDC's loyalty and support to the MPP which won power in 2016 following the forceful overthrow of President Blaise Compaore. READ MORE: I wanted to travel out of Ghana but I will be accused of running - Mosquito. "Mr Chairman ...
The MPP came to power in Burkina Faso in 201 6 with Mark Rock Christian Kabore as President after the forceful removal of President Blaise Compaore who had sought to extend his stay after over 20 years in power. The National Democratic Congress ...
Malheureusement Mobutu, Blaise Compaore' ou Eyadema.. sont des esclaves des blancs contre leur propre peuple.. ce sont eux qui ont assassine'es nos visionnaires Africains ! et bizarrement tous sont des militaires !! allez y comprebdre. Donc
Thomas Sankara is the father of Burkina Faso revolution and was assassinated in October 1987 during a coup that brought to power President Blaise Compaore, himself driven from power by a popular uprising in October 2014. FESPACO, the Pan-African ...
Guerima had vowed he would not set foot in Burkina Faso for as long as President Blaise Compaore was in power. Guerima's boycott was because he believed Mr Compaore killed Thomas Sankara in 1987 to grab power.
Last year, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, which awards the Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership, found nobody to fete. Africa does not need despots like former Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore and the Gambia's Yahya Jammeh, who had ...
Presiden terkini, Blaise Compaore, telah menjabat sejak 1987 melalui kudeta yang menewaskan presiden sebelumnya Thomas Sankara.
Thomas Sankara is the father of Burkina Faso revolution and was assassinated in October 1987 during a coup that brought to power President Blaise Compaore, himself driven from power by a popular uprising in October 2014. FESPACO, the Pan-African ...
Justice is likely to be served on ousted Burkina Faso president Blaise Compaore, for the part he took in the 2014 uprising that ended his reign.
Burkina Faso Ex-president Blaise Compaore attending a high-level meeting at the International Telecommunication Union headquarters in Geneva on November 12, 2008.
The former president, Blaise Compaore of Burkina Faso contested this saying as he wanted to cling onto power and suggested that, Africa does not need strong institutions but strong men.
In 2014, Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore tried to force through a constitutional amendment to have a fifth term in office, but his 27-year regime was forced out by a combination of popular mass actions and military disenchantment with the ...
For example, in late 2014, Burkina Faso's now-former president, Blaise Compaore, announced his resignation following violent protests after he attempted to extend his nearly three decades in charge.
In 2014, Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore tried to force through a constitutional amendment to have a fifth term in office, but his 27-year regime was forced out by a combination of popular mass actions and military disenchantment with the ...
In Burkina Faso where the people managed to topple their presidential serial killer, Blaise Compaore, after 27 years of repressive power, it was in spite of Dr.
"It is really sad because we thought that with the departure of Blaise Compaore things were going to move ahead. This is not good, we are still disappointed to see that the case is still untouched and nothing good has happened,'' said Guy Zongo, the ...
Sawadogo is member of the Congress for Democracy and Progress (CDP), the party of the former president, Blaise Compaore, who was overthrown after a popular uprising in October 2014.
For those inclined to hold on to power violently, the recent exit of Blaise Compaore, who fled Burkina Faso after protesters burned down parliament, shows that there are limits to how far violent security forces can go in thwarting the will of the ...
The law was promulgated in the wake of the 2014 popular uprising that lead to the ouster of President Blaise Compaore. An anti-corruption movement REN-LAC led the protest by accusing the legislators of breaking the country's laws.


 

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