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Roch Marc Christian Kabore

24 May
Burkina Faso president Roch Marc Christian Kabore, who was overthrown in an army putsch, has been "totally locked up", his People's Movement for Progress (MPP) party complained on Tuesday.
21 May
Five soldiers and 30 "terrorists" were killed in fighting in northern Burkina Faso after the suspected jihadists attacked a military base in large numbers on Saturday, the army said.
31 Jan
The African Union said Monday it had suspended Burkina Faso in response to the January 24 coup that ousted President Roch Marc Christian Kabore.
26 Jan
The African Union, United Nations and Western countries have joined Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in condemning the military coup d’état against President Roch Marc Christian Kabore in Burkina Faso....
24 Jan
Mutinous troops in restive Burkina Faso arrested President Roch Marc Christian Kabore on Monday and detained him in army barracks a day after staging an uprising, security sources told AFP.
10 Dec 2021
President Roch Marc Christian Kabore faced demands Thursday for tougher action against Burkina Faso's jihadist insurgency, a day after the crisis claimed the political scalp of the prime minister.
26 Nov 2021
Burkina Faso's president has vowed to address "dysfunctions" hampering the country's security forces after a jihadist attack that killed dozens of gendarmes.
6 Jun 2021
Suspected jihadists have massacred at least 138 civilians in Burkina Faso's volatile north in the deadliest attacks since Islamist violence erupted in the west African country in 2015, officials said Saturday.
26 Nov 2020
Burkina Faso's President Roch Marc Christian Kabore has won a second term after gaining an outright majority in the first round of elections, the country's electoral board announced Thursday.
25 Nov 2020
Burkina Faso's president, Roch Marc Christian Kabore, notched up a hefty lead Wednesday in results announced from more than half of the country's voting districts following weekend elections.
22 Nov 2020
The people of Burkina Faso began voting in a general election Sunday in the shadow of a growing jihadist insurgency, and with opposition candidates warning of a "massive fraud" at the polls.
21 Feb 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari says the issue of partial closure of Nigeria’s land border to goods from neighboring countries will be determined by report of tripartite committee made up of Nigeria, Benin and the Niger Republic.


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