Burkina Faso appoints interim government after January coup

Lieutenant-Colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba, President of Burkina Faso, arrives to his inauguration ceremony as President of Transition, in Ouagadougou, on March 2, 2022. (OLYMPIA DE MAISMONT / AFP) OUAGADOUGOU - Burkina Faso's interim president Paul-Henri Damiba has approved a new government that includes the same defense minister as served under...

Burkina Faso president fires PM amid security crisis

Burkina Faso President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré addresses supporters during a celebration at the party’s headquarter in Ouagadougou, on Nov 26, 2020. (OLYMPIA DE MAISMONT / AFP) OUAGADOUGOU  - Burkina Faso President Roch Kabore fired his prime minister on Wednesday amid an escalating security crisis that has killed thousands and...