· June, 2011

Stories about Burkina Faso from June, 2011

Burkina Faso: Netizens Debate Political Turmoil on Facebook Group

  6 June 2011

The 2,000 member strong opposition Facebook group “Blaise Compaoré doit partir” ([President] Blaise Compaoré must go) is one of the platforms netizens are turning to to share news, updates and opinions [fr] about the tense situation in Burkina Faso, where mutinous militaries and presidential forces clashed last week in the town...

Burkina Faso: Bobo Dioulasso Under Curfew

  3 June 2011

Jonas, on Fasopresse, gives  his account of the lootings and unrest [fr] in Bobo Dioulasso, the economic capital of Burkina Faso. The city is now also affected by the ongoing conflict between  the government and mutinous militaries that begun back in February.