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Burkina Faso’s Cabinet disbands Guard Unit behind Failed Coup

Burkina Faso’s cabinet has dissolved the elite presidential guard unit that took the interim president and prime minister hostage in a failed coup just...
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Burkina Faso Soldiers enter Ouagadougou to disarm Coup Leaders

Burkina Faso army have entered the capital Ouagadougou without resistance after coup leader General Gilbert Diendere said he would hand over power to a civilian...
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Army issues Ultimatum to Burkina Faso Coup Leaders

Burkina Faso’s army has issued an ultimatum to coup leaders to lay down their weapons or face attack, hours after the elite presidential guard...
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Coup Leaders Free Detained Burkina Faso Prime Minister

Coup leaders have released the Burkina Faso prime minister, Yacouba Isaac Zida, from custody, Al Jazeera has learnt, as the army and the elite...
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Burkina Faso to return to Civilian Rule after Military Coup

Burkina Faso will return to civilian rule and reinstate an interim government led by President Michel Kafando. The decision comes after Benin’s president Thomas Boni...
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Military Coup: African Union suspends Burkina Faso, to sanctions Coup Leaders

The African Union (AU) says it has suspended Burkina Faso and set to impose sanctions on coup leaders if they do not release the country's senior...
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Burkina Faso Interim President released by the Coup Leaders

Military leaders responsible for recent coup in Burkina Faso has reportedly released the country’s interim president detained during the coup that dissolved his government. The military...
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#Africa > Military coup protesters killed in Burkina Faso

Not less than three people have been killed and 60 injured during street clashes in Burkina Faso’s capital as protesters demonstrated against a military...
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#Analysis > Why are coups common in Africa?

Burkina Faso’s military has overthrown the interim government in a coup that has plunged the capital city, Ouagadougou, into panic. It happened just three...
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#Africa > Burkina Faso Military confirms Coup

The military in Burkina Faso has taken to the airwaves to declare it now controls the country, confirming that a coup has taken place...

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