Burkina Faso (Vol 12, 2015)
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Following the removal of Blaise Compaoré by a popular insurrection in 2014, the transitional government that oversaw the return of an elected civilian government in 2015 overcame several challenges. The former presidential guard mounted a coup, temporarily derailing the political transition and forcing the government to postpone elections. Together,…

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Eizenga, Daniel, “Burkina Faso (Vol 12, 2015)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 24 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2015_COM_0005>
First published online: 2016



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