It becomes theatrical as the whole world watches us with a lot of contempt and disenchantment that Africans are unable to sit down and dialogue to find solutions to our problems. Out of the blue, we act hastily and that also has dire consequences. Burkina Faso, a country located in west Africa was formerly known as Upper Volta and its rename means "the land of the upright people."
Many in Burkina Faso initially supported the military takeover, frustrated with the previous government’s inability to stem Islamic extremist violence that has killed thousands and displaced at least 2 million. Since he [Damiba] took power, our soldiers die often and this does not sadden him," said Marcelin Ouedraogo, who joined a protest in the city centre on Friday calling for the end of French military involvement in Burkina Faso, and for collaboration with Russia.