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Vol 61 No 24

Published 3rd December 2020

Burkina Faso

Not so Roch solid

President Kaboré has secured another term but many doubt the security forces’ ability to contain the jihadist insurgents

On 26 November, shouts of 'Un coup, KO!', started ringing around the capital, Ouagadougou. The Commission électorale nationale indépendante (CENI), led by former journalist Newton Ahmed Barry, had just formally given President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré 57.87% of the vote, almost 5% more than in 2015. Of the other 12 candidates, only two ended with double digit figures.

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