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More than 10 people have been killed amid protests in the capital, Ouagadougou. Thousands of youth took to the streets of Ouagadougou to protest the latest turn of events which have seen the military oust the Interim President and the Prime Minister. Stat
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Mediator and Senegalese President Macky Sall announced a proposed deal a day after pro-coup demonstrators and presidential guard soldiers attacked the hotel where talks are taking place.
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People in Burkina Faso have welcomed news that the army has entered the capital Ouagadougou to disarm those behind last week's coup. General Gilbert Diendere, who led the takeover, says he's ready to hand over power to a civilian transitional government.
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The reinstatement of Michel Kafando is a done deal according to ECOWAS officials who are due in Ouagadougou on Wednesday to ensure the deposed interim President is peacefully returned to power
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While the short-lived military coup in Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou may be over, the turmoil is hurting the national economy. Businesses in the West African country are now struggling under the soaring prices of commodities and a downward spiral in
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Burkina Faso's interim president Michel Kafando has declared that the country was turning the page after the coup attempt. This comes after General Gilbert Diendere the leader of last month's failed coup is in the custody of the country's security forces.
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Several people remain in custody in connection with last month's failed coup in Niger. Investigators in Niamey earlier said they had established that 13 people were involved, including 10 soldiers from the Niger Armed Forces. The other three are two membe
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A court in Burundi has sentenced four generals who were the alleged leaders of a failed coup to life in prison. Cyrille Ndayirukire, Zenon Ndabaneze, Juvenal Niyongabo and Helmenegilde Nimenya had been among more than 20 former military officers and soldi
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The Turkish President has tensed ties with his Egyptian counter part Abdel Fattah EL Sisi. That has made some Egyptians praise Friday's coup attempts. And so far, the Egyptian government has not issued any official comments on the incidents in Turkey.
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Turkey wants Nigeria to shut down all Turkish colleges in Nigeria.The Turkish government claims Fethullah Gulen owns them.He is the man alleged to have sponsored a failed military coup on July 15. CCTVs Kelechi Emekalam has more
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To Burkina Faso now, and the interior minister says the country has foiled a coup attempt by forces loyal to ousted President Blaise Compaore. At least 10 people have been arrested. The alleged mastermind of the coup is on the run. The coup was supposed t