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West African presidents open talks with Burkina’s military leader

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A delegation of West African presidents opened talks with Burkina Faso's new military leader on Wednesday to plot a path to a...

Burkina Faso leader says to hand power to transitional body

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Burkina Faso's army will quickly cede power to a transitional government and appoint a new head of state, the country's interim President...

Army clears protesters, fires warning shots in Burkina Faso

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Burkina Faso's army cleared thousands of protesters from the capital and opened fire at state TV headquarters on Sunday, killing one person,...

Thousands protest Burkina Faso army’s power grab

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Thousands gathered on Sunday in the centre of Burkina Faso's capital to denounce what they called a military coup, two days after...

Burkina Faso opposition parties, African Union reject army takeover

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Burkina Faso's opposition parties and the African Union rejected the army's seizure of power in the West African country on Saturday after...

Burkina Faso army backs presidential guard officer to lead transition

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Burkina Faso's military backed a presidential guard officer on Saturday to lead a transitional government after the resignation of President Blaise Compaore,...

Army chief takes power after Burkina president bows to protests

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The head of Burkina Faso's armed forces took power on Friday after President Blaise Compaore resigned amid mass demonstrations against an attempt...

ISS: Compaore’s bid to extend his reign backfires in Burkina Faso

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The vote on the controversial bill to change the Burkina Faso constitution to allow President Blaise Compaore to run for a third...

Protesters in Burkina Faso call for Compaore to step down

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Hundreds of protesters marched in the capital of Burkina Faso on Friday demanding that President Blaise Compaore step down, a day after...

Protesters march on Burkina presidency after burning parliament

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Thousands of protesters marched on Burkina Faso's presidential palace after burning the parliament building and ransacking state television offices on Thursday, forcing...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...