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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...

Police fire teargas at rock-throwing protesters in Burkina capital

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Hundreds of stone-throwing protesters clashed with police who fired teargas in the centre of Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou on Tuesday, Reuters witnesses...

Re-launch Ivorian election process: Burkina Faso

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Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore, the mediator in Ivory Coast's crisis, has publicly called on Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo to quickly re-launch...

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SA’s top soldier right on decline upon a decline in the SANDF

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South Africa’s senior soldier – SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief – General Rudzani Maphwanya has it spot on in that the decline upon...