Post-coup courts could see Essakane fine coal mining case and others pending resurrected

Taparko-Bouroum gold mine site in northern Burkina Faso.
Taparko-Bouroum gold mine site in northern Burkina Faso. © Katrina Manson/Reuters
A few days after Roch Marc Christian Kaboré's overthrow, Burkina Faso's public prosecutor Harouna Yoda said the court should soon resurrect the Essakane fine coal affair involving Canadian gold producer Iamgold. By doing so, he was also making a call to the president for funding for the country's courts so that they can function properly. [...] (362 words)
Issue dated 28/02/2022 Reading time 2 minutes
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