Home central and west africa politics BURKINA FASO 14/12/2016 Kabore to bring the military back to government Faced with worsening security, the president is expected to return senior army officers to the executive branch in early 2017. Place your bets. [...] (321 words) This article may be accessed by subscribers and e-wallet holders (EUR 6) Log in to read more Already have an account? Log in Keep me logged in Forgot your password? OK Subscribe toAfrica IntelligenceorPay-Per-Article E-wallet starting from 30 EUR Subscribe or Pay-Per-Article Discover our offers Not reader yet?Create an account to access our FREE SECTION A free issue A selection of articles New editions' summaries Keyword notifications to follow people or topics of interest to you A free issue and a selection of free articles Summaries and email notifications Keep me logged in Create a free account Free Articles MADAGASCAR Politics 29/05/2020 Mayor of Antananarivo gets capital's waste disposal debt cancelled DRC ZAMBIA Business 27/05/2020 Hungary's Duna Aszfalt talks to leading Katanga businessman about cross-border road project MOROCCO Business 22/05/2020 Private firm Sentinel lands security contract with EU delegation Access the free section On the same subject BURKINA FASO 03/10/2018 Kabore dithers over terrorist threat The president's reticence to include military figures in his entourage is creating dangerous tensions. [...] BURKINA FASO 07/02/2018 The ghost of Salif Diallo shapes the electoral landscape of 2020 Roch Marc Christian Kabore will have to accommodate supporters of the former speaker of parliament in the run-up to the next presidential election. [...] BURKINA FASO 24/01/2018 Barke Ibrahima Tall takes national security in hand Against the disturbing backdrop of the arrest of Colonel Auguste Denise Barry, the chief commissioner of police Barke Ibrahima Tall [...] Spotlight FRANCE BURKINA FASO 11/10/2017 Kabore receives Macron against a backdrop of jihadist threats On the eve of the arrival of his French counterpart, the president is struggling to contain the radical movements active in the north. [...] BURKINA FASO 27/09/2017 Yacouba Isaac Zida has friends to count on Despite a report hanging over him by the Autorite superieure de controle d'Etat et de lutte contre la corruption relating [...] BURKINA FASO 13/09/2017 Auguste Barry, security adviser turned consultant Colonel Auguste Denise Barry, the right-hand man of the short-lived president of the transition Isaac Yacouba Zida, continues to extend [...] BURKINA FASO 17/05/2017 Roch Kabore stiffens his military posture Free Accused of being too easy-going on defense and security issues the president has shaken up the military leadership. [...] BURKINA FASO 29/03/2017 Zida still waiting forlornly on distant sidelines Living in exile in Canada and still persona non grata in his homeland, the former prime minister during the transition [...] BURKINA FASO 15/02/2017 Salif Diallo wants a major shake-up The brains behind the president, the national assembly speaker is laying the groundwork for the next government. [...] BURKINA FASO 04/01/2017 Sadou Oumarou becomes new army chief Col. Sadou Oumarou has replaced Gen. Pingrenoma Zangre – elder brother to the chief of staff in the office of [...] BURKINA FASO 14/12/2016 Auguste Barry to hang up his uniform Col. Auguste-Denise Barry, who currently serves as security advisor to President Roch Marc Christian Kabore, is planning to resign from [...] BURKINA FASO 22/06/2016 Ouagadougou beefs up defences against terrorism The attack on the Splendid Hotel has prompted Burkina Faso's government to overhaul its security architecture. [...] BURKINA FASO 24/02/2016 Salif Diallo, a vice-president in Ouagadougou Salif Diallo, 59, wields an influence over Burkina Faso’s political scene that goes beyond his position as speaker of parliament. [...] BURKINA FASO 14/10/2015 Diendere putsch winners The abortive coup by Blaise Compaore’s former right-hand man has put the spotlight on a group of army officers who helped restore order in Burkina Faso. [...] Spotlight BURKINA FASO 25/05/2011 Compaore challenged President Blaise Compaore, who seized power in a coup d’etat more than two decades ago, seems incapable of quelling the unrest that saw the military and the civilian population of Burkina Faso take to the streets on April 14. [...] Receive prompts for these topics BURKINA FASO Alassane Mone Auguste Denise Barry Blaise Compaore Conseil national de la transition Gilbert Diendere Honore Nombre Kodjo Lougue Mamadou Traore Minusma Pingrenoma Zagre Roch Marc Christian Kabore Salif Diallo Sidiki Daniel Traore Simon Compaore Yacouba Isaac Zida See all keywordsSee fewer keywords Create a freenotification What is a notification?