The capital of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, fell victim to an unfortunately all too familiar pattern of violence – a hotel in a capital, a place frequented primarily by Westerners, brazenly attacked by a group of some terrorist persuasion. The effects...
Burkina Faso holds successful elections one year after strong man Blaise Compaore stepped down amid popular protests.
Less than a year since Blaise Compaoré was ousted from power in Burkina Faso, presidential guard forces just took over the reins of power in Burkina Faso. Members of the Presidential Security Regiment (RSP) interrupted a cabinet meeting of the transitional government...
A career diplomat and an army man are the new transitional leaders
A rocky transition after 30 years of one man rule.
Compaore, out. Army, in.
Burkina Faso is in full scale upheaval.
Protests are rocking the streets of Ouagadougou
A powerful video from UNICEF