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Puppet Of France: Burkina Faso’s Ex-President Charged With Treason

AFRICANGLOBE - Blaise Compaore, the former French puppet and president who ruled Burkina Faso for nearly three decades, has been charged with "high treason" over his bid to change the constitution and run for a third term, state media said Thursday night.

Blaise Compaore And The Politics Of Personal Enrichment

AFRICANGLOBE - By African standards, Burkina Faso is not a particularly spectacular country. It is small, has a tiny population and internal politics which most foreign correspondents tend to find somewhat pedestrian. No wonder that it receives only little attention, even in Africa-focused publications.