New mines minister places his men to purge Oumarou Idani allies

Mining and energy mibister Bachir Ouédraogo.
Mining and energy mibister Bachir Ouédraogo. © Facebook
Bachir Ouédraogo, Burkina Faso's new minister of energy and mines and a prominent member of the ruling party, is putting his team in place and purging the ministry of the top people who worked for his controversial predecessor. [...] (300 words)
Issue dated 12/04/2021 Reading time 2 minutes
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