Mining returns to the limelight

The new Minister of Mines and Quarries Jean Alphonse Somé.
The new Minister of Mines and Quarries Jean Alphonse Somé. © Ministère des mines et des carrières du Burkina Faso/Facebook
In the last government of ousted president Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, the extractive sector was managed from within a large dual-purpose ministry. In the new transitional administration, it has now become a full-fledged government department of its own. [...] (235 words)
Issue dated 16/03/2022
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