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Burkina Faso

Shakespearean drama meets Thomas Sankara in new play

03 April 2018
Ricky Dujany’s ambitious debut play looks at a major figure in the 1980s battle for African liberation. It raises important questions, writes?Jay Williams

Civilian rule returns in Burkina Faso

18 November 2014
The military in Burkina Faso, west Africa, handed control to an interim civilian government on Monday of this week. 

International round-up

11 November 2014
Catalan independence vote; mass protests in Belgium; plan for civilian rule in Burkina Faso

Masses force president to flee Burkina Faso

04 November 2014
Blaise Compaore ruled over Burkina Faso in West Africa as a dictator for 27 years. But mass demonstrations in the country’s capital Ouagadougou last week forced him to resign and flee the country.

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