Stories about Burkina Faso from June, 2011
Burkina Faso: Song Gets Musician Into Trouble
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.
Burkina Faso: Netizens Debate Political Turmoil on Facebook Group
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
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.