Burkina Faso
Blaise Compaoré convicted for the murder of revolutionary Burkinabé leader Thomas Sankara

The trial of Compaoré for the murder of revolutionary Thomas Sankara lasted six months and 100 witnesses testified against him and 13 others.

Societes Mines de Belahauro (SMB) Workers in Burkina Faso demand compensation for loss of mining jobs

Over 1,000 employees lost their jobs when the Inata Mine was shut down in 2017. The Ghana-based Balaji Group, which took over the company in 2018, has not opened the mine and has not provided workers compensation for the period either

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