The president of Burkina Faso has been detained at a military camp by mutinying soldiers
President Roch Kabore has been detained at a military camp by mutinying soldiers, according to four security sources and a…
President Roch Kabore has been detained at a military camp by mutinying soldiers, according to four security sources and a West African diplomat. It comes after soldiers staged mutinies at several army barracks on Sunday, prompting fears of a coup in the conflict-hit country,.
Burkina Faso’s president has been detained in an apparent military coup. Soldiers had earlier carried out mutinies at several military bases announcing a series of demands.
Mutinous soldiers in Burkina Faso say they are holding President Roch Marc Christian Kabore. Gunfire was heard early Monday at the presidential palace where a helicopter flew overhead in the capital Ouagadougou.
What people are saying?
Mohammed Hussine There’s seems to be an ongoing Western neocolonialist powers orchestrating operations to remove those leaderships in African and Asian continents and replacing them with their puppet regime, whomever fulfill their interest.
Walter Nundu The crop of leaders in Africa are just agents of Western imperialists. Their job is to do their masters bidding in return for a guarantee stay in power.