The Foreign Desk

Can Burkina Faso help itself?

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8 February 2020

Episode 318

30 minutes


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Burkina Faso has its share of problems – not least a growing number of attacks by jihadist groups. But with a weak government and underfunded security forces, what options does the country have? Will further French military support actually help? Andrew Mueller is joined by Mahamoudou Savadogo, Hannah Armstrong and Bakary Sambe.

8 February 2020

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