Olivia Rouamba, the juntas' favourite foreign minister

Burkina Faso's Minister of Foreign Affairs Olivia Rouamba.
Burkina Faso's Minister of Foreign Affairs Olivia Rouamba. © @BurkinaMae/Twitter
Rouamba was kept in her job by the new junta in Burkina Faso despite her being close to the ousted putschist leader Paul-Henri Damiba. She enjoys a certain popularity on the international stage, but has little say in her country's relations with Paris and Brussels. [...] (1334 words)
Issue dated 23/12/2022 Reading time 6 minutes Pierre-Elie de Rohan Chabot
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