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Former President Blaise Compaoré is back

The former president of Burkina Faso has been living in exile in Abidjan since 2014. On Thursday, July 7, 2022, a plan was submitted to him by the Ivorian authorities. Blaise Compaoré must attend the meeting of former heads of state this Friday.…

the last government of Blaise Compaoré soon to meet

The prosecutor for the High Court of Justice announces that the case is ready for sentencing after four years of suspension. as reported from Ouagadougou, Yaya BoudaniProsecuted for their alleged involvement in the repression of protesters against the amendment of Article 37 of the Constitution, the 34 members of the former…

In the spotlight: Blaise Compaoré is accused in

The former Burkinabe president, in exile in Côte d'Ivoire, will be tried for "complicity" in the assassination of Thomas Sankara. The trial date has not yet been set, but the case has been referred to the Ouagadougou Military Court and the charges have been confirmed. 34 years after the assassination of Thomas Sankara on October 15, 1987, and 12 of his accomplices during the coup that brought Blaise Compaoré to power, the…

the shadow Blaise Compaoré hangs over the countryside

The presidential and legislative elections will take place on Sunday, November 22, in Burkina Faso. Two themes dominate the election campaign, insecurity and reconciliation. All candidates, including President Kaboré, make this reconciliation one of the priorities of their program. And many promise that former President Blaise Compaoré will return if elected.…

“I do not deny the outstretched hand (by Blaise Compaoré)”

For the first time since his election in 2015, the President of Burkina, interviewed by RFI and France 24 in Ouagadougou, is seriously considering the possible return to the country of Blaise Compaoré, the former head of state who has been living in exile in Côte d'Ivoire since 2014. He even puts deadline. If re-elected on November 22, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré announces that a reconciliation process will allow this return in the first half of 2021. In this interview with RFI and France 24 on 15 October 2020, President…

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