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Vol 64 No 20

Published 5th October 2023

Burkina Faso

Putsch or purge?

On 27 September, the government informed the nation that a conspiracy to overthrow it had been foiled. The announcement came just days before the first anniversary of Captain Ibrahim Traoré's coup that removed fellow putschist Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba, now in exile in Togo.

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