Stories about Burkina Faso from June, 2011
Sean Jacobs posts a video of the song that got the Burkinabe reggae singer Sams’K Le Jah into trouble with the the government of Blaise Compaore.
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...
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.