Les dirigeants de l'Union africaine condamnent la vague de coups d'État en Afrique • FRANCE 24

Les coups d’État condamnés “sans équivoque”Les dirigeants africains ont parlé d’une seule voix pour condamner “sans équivoque” la récente “vague” de coups d’État sur le continent. Les putschs qui ont secoué le continent durant l’année écoulée – le dernier au Burkina Faso, il y a deux semaines – était un sujet inévitable pour le sommet […]

🇧🇫 What's next for Burkina Faso? | The Stream

West Africa has been hit by a wave of coups over the last 18 months, with governments being overthrown in Mali, Guinea, Chad and, last week, Burkina Faso. On Tuesday, in the latest attempted putsch, which appears to have failed, armed men surrounded the government palace in Guinea Bissau. In this episode of The Stream, […]

West Africa bloc suspends post-coup Burkina Faso • FRANCE 24 English

West African leaders on Friday decided to suspend Burkina Faso following a coup but will not impose other sanctions pending the outcome of talks with the junta, a participant at their summit said. #ECOWAS #BurkinaFaso #coup 🔔 Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YTen 🔴 LIVE – Watch FRANCE 24 English 24/7 here: https://f24.my/YTliveEN 🌍 Read […]

Coup in Burkina Faso: 'We can already see a pattern emerging' in the region • FRANCE 24 English

Andrew Lebovich, Policy Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR), joins France 24 to put the military takeover in #BurkinaFaso in greater perspective. “There’s growing concern about the threat of further #coups,” explains Mr. Lebovich. “This is something that #ECOWAS is very sensitive to, the African Union is very sensitive to.” And he […]

What's behind Burkina Faso's latest military coup attempt? | Inside Story

Soldiers in Burkina Faso have detained the president in the latest military coup attempt. That follows a day of unrest and gunfire near President Roch Kabore’s residence. The military is angry at the government’s failure to stop attacks by armed groups such as ISIL and Al Qaeda. They’ve killed thousands and displaced more than 1.5 […]