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· September, 2013

Stories about Burkina Faso from September, 2013

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Burkina Faso: An African Crisis in the Making?

  9 September 2013

While Mali is awaiting the results of its presidential elections, the neighboring Burkina Faso is also preparing for senate elections amid much tension. These elections will be a prelude to the presidential elections of 2015.

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Assassination Attempt Against Burkina Faso President

  3 September 2013

Romuald Tuina (also spelled Tuyna) an ex-deserted soldier was killed after he opened fire  [fr] on the office of the president of Burkina Faso Blaise Campaoré, Mathieu Somda reports. Tuina was in uniform when he tried to enter the presidential palace. He then shot the light down in the palace by firing...

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