Burkina Faso

CPJ Calls For Burkina Faso To Reverse Suspension O

Thursday, October 5, 2023
Dakar, October 4, 2023 mdash;The Committee to Protect Journalists on Wednesday called on Burkinab egrave; authorities to lift its suspension of the French news magazine Jeune Afrique, reverse their suspension of other media outlets, and ensure journalists can work in the West African country without ...

Four Suspected Coup Plotters Arrested In Burkina Faso After Failed Coup

Thursday, September 28, 2023
Four officers have reportedly been detained for questioning in Burkina Faso after a failed coup attempt. This was made known on Thursday, barely 24 hours after the country rsquo;s military government announced that it has thwarted a coup attempt. The four are suspected of involvement in a ldq ...

Benin And Burkina Faso Suspend Media Outlets Over Coverage Of Niger Coup

Tuesday, August 15, 2023
Dakar, August 15, 2023 mdash;Authorities in Benin and Burkina Faso must immediately lift their respective suspensions of La Gazette du Golfe and Radio Om eacute;ga, and allow the media to report without fear on regional politics, including the coup in Niger, the Committee to Protect Journalists said ...

CPPE Warns Against Niger Crisis May Cost Nigeria $2 billion Yearly

Wednesday, August 9, 2023
The Centre for Promotion of Private Enterprise (CPPE) has expressed concerns that military intervention could be damaging for Nigeria, with yearly financial cost estimated at $2 billion. Worried over the current lean public revenue of the country, nearly 100 per cent debt service to revenue ratio ...

Burkina Faso Suspends Third French Media Outlet In Under 8 Months

Monday, July 17, 2023
Dakar, July 17, 2023 mdash;Burkinab egrave; authorities should immediately reverse the suspension of French television news channel La Cha icirc;ne Info (LCI) and stop censoring local and foreign media coverage of the jihadist insurgency in Burkina Faso and the

Burkina Faso Expels Journalists Sophie Douce And Agnès Faivre

Tuesday, April 4, 2023
New York, April 3, 2023 ndash; Authorities in Burkina Faso on Saturday, April 1, expelled Agn egrave;s Faivre and Sophie Douce, correspondents for the French privately owned Liberation and Le Monde newspapers respectively, according to

Burkina Faso Indefinitely Suspends France 24 Over Al-Qaeda Interview

Wednesday, March 29, 2023
New York, March 28, 2023 ndash; Authorities in Burkina Faso on Monday indefinitely suspended French public broadcaster France 24 over an interview with the head of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, according to

97% Of Firms In Africa To Exprience Tech Skills Challenge In 2023

Thursday, March 9, 2023
About 97 per cent of organisations in Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa and other parts of the region are projected to have a tech skills challenge in 2023. According to SAP Africa, which disclosed this in its lsquo;Africa rsquo;s Tech Skills Scarcity Revealed rsquo; report released and discussed dur ...

Burkina Faso Suspends French Broadcaster RFI

Tuesday, December 6, 2022
New York, December 5, 2022 ndash; In response to Burkina Faso authorities rsquo; suspension of programming by French broadcaster Radio France Internationale (RFI), the Committee to Protect Journalists issued the following statement Monday condemning the decision: ldquo;Burkina Faso authorities ...

Burkina Faso Journalist Luc Pagbelguem Says Prime Minister’s Bodyguard Attacked

Monday, June 13, 2022
Dakar, June 13, 2022 ndash; Burkina Faso authorities should investigate the recent attack on journalist Luc Pagbelguem and hold that person to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Monday. On May 19, a member of Prime Minister Albert Ou eacute;draogo rsquo;s security detail grabbed ...
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