Stories about Burkina Faso from April, 2011
Burkina Faso: President Campaoré Flees from Mutiny
Grioo reports that Burkina Faso President Campaoré has fled the Capital City (fr) Ouagadougou under the pressure of mutinous soldiers. The onset of the discontent in the army was reported on April 2nd when a mutiny first broke out.
Burkina Faso: Mutinous Soldiers Ransack Mayor and Minister's Home
Grioo reports that the homes of the Chief of the army, the minister of interior and the mayor of Ouagadougou were pillaged by soldiers(fr) outraged at the condemnation of one of their own after the death of student Justin Zongo. The opposition is asking for Campaore to resign (fr) and Air France has...