September’s coup is Burkina Faso’s second of the year, and its another one with popular support. Why did it happen?
A jihadist insurrection has claimed 40% of Burkina Faso’s national territory. The response by military-political elites has been to add to the instability and crisis by fomenting coups.
Student militancy has revived in Burkinabè public universities over the past decade. Now, a student movement could slowly transform society.