BURKINA FASO Issue dated 14/01/2021

Kaboré overhauls mining portfolio in politically calculated move

Burkinabè President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré.
Burkinabè President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré. © Kay Nietfeld/dpa/picture-alliance/Newscom/MaxPPP
After supporting for months his controversial mining minister Oumarou Idani, the Burkinabe president Roch Marc Christian Kaboré has decided in his second term to appoint to the post one of his more high-profile party figures together with a technical expert from the sector to advise him. [...] (560 words)
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