Gunfire erupts near Burkina Faso President as soldiers demand more resources
... of the ruling party. The government quickly denied rumours of a putsch, and a list of demands made by the rebellious troops no mention of trying to oust Kabore, while emphasising the need for a better anti-jihadist strategy. A soldier from Sangoule Lamizana base in Ouagadougou said in a voice recording received by Agence France-Presse that they wanted adequate resources for the battle against Islamist extremists. The disaffected soldiers wanted top generals to be replaced with better care for ...
Updated: 01/24/2022
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