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Hints of a Revolt – Conclusion

This is the final part of “Hints of a Revolt”, an entry describing the recent unrest in Burkina Faso. You can start reading the entry here or read the previous part here. I recommend that you follow them chronologically before … Continue reading

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Hints of a Revolt – Part 4

Hello readers! Here is the 4th installment of “Hints of a Revolt,” (describing the recent unrest in Burkina Faso). You can read the first part here, the second part here and the third part here. I recommend a chronological read-through. Please … Continue reading

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Hints of a Revolt – Part 3

Hi everyone! For those following closely, I’m really sorry, I thought I’d make it to the end of the “Hints of a Revolt” entry in 3 parts, but it looks like it’ll be 2 more (shorter, bite-sized) parts + an … Continue reading

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Hints of a revolt – Part 2

This is the 2nd part of a thus-far-three-part entry describing the recent unrest in Burkina. The first part can be found here and should definitely be read first for the following ones to make sense. Depending on how things evolve … Continue reading

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Hints of a revolt

Ignorance. Indifference. Apathy. In December, these are the words I would have used to describe how Burkinabes felt about politics. An election was held in November to which everyone knew the outcome before the campaign even started. The news of … Continue reading

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Politique

« Blaise Compaoré, c’est la promesse d’un Burkina Faso émergent. » (Slogan de campagne présidentielle de Blaise Compaoré, répété partout et par tous dans les journaux et à la télévision.) « Est-ce que les gens savent même ce que signifie émergent ? S’ils le … Continue reading

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