Roch Marc Christian Kabore - updates

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Burkina Faso in mourning amid wave of jihadist attacks

Dec 26, 2019 - 8:48 AM

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the bloodshed

At least 26 killed in jihadist attack on Burkina Faso hotel

Jan 16, 2016 - 9:32 AM

5th UPDATE Security forces retake the four star Splendid hotel popular with Westerners and UN personnel A total of 126 people were freed including 33 wounded

AL-QAEDA ATTACK. Burkina Faso's soldier stands near Hotel Splendid where the attackers remain with sporadic gunfire continuing in Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou on January 15, 2016. Photo by Ahmed Ouoba / AFP

Former PM Kabore elected president of Burkina Faso

Dec 01, 2015 - 11:59 AM

Kabore wins in the first round with 53 49 of ballots the electoral commission says

African Union suspends Burkina Faso and slaps sanctions on coup junta

Sep 19, 2015 - 9:03 AM

UPDATED The 54 member bloc imposes a travel ban and asset freeze on the junta s leaders

SANCTIONED. A sign reads, 'Collective against the confiscation of democracy in Burkina Faso' gather to protest against the military coup in Burkina Faso, which halted preparations for the west African nation's first democratic election, on September 18, 2015, outside the nation's embassy in Paris. Photo by Francois Guillot/AFP