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Vol 62 No 24

Published 2nd December 2021

Burkina Faso

Kaboré searches desperately for answers on security

Jihadists exploit ethnic and regional fissures as they step up attacks against schools, businesses and government forces

As protestors take to the streets to demand tougher action by President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré against jihadist attacks, vast areas of the country's northern region have become a no-go zone. Angry demonstrators blocked the journey north from Ouagadougou of a French army supply convoy headed for Mali.

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