Posts by tag: Burkina Faso

Deep-Rooted Causes Behind Recent Coups in Mali, Niger, and Burkina Faso
Jun, 25 2024

Deep-Rooted Causes Behind Recent Coups in Mali, Niger, and Burkina Faso

The recent military coups in Mali, Niger, and Burkina Faso are primarily driven by local grievances and personal ambitions rather than external geopolitical influences. These uprisings highlight the internal power struggles and dissatisfaction among the populace and the military with their governments' failure to tackle local issues and security concerns.

Burkina Faso Extends Military Rule: A Closer Look at the Next Five Years
May, 27 2024

Burkina Faso Extends Military Rule: A Closer Look at the Next Five Years

Burkina Faso's military government, led by Captain Ibrahim Traoré, has extended its rule by five more years following a national consultation meeting. The new charter initiates a 60-month transition period, potentially culminating in elections if security conditions improve. The decision reflects ongoing efforts to address the severe Islamist violence plaguing the nation.