A constitutional referendum has been planned to be held in Burkina Faso since , ough it has since been postponed. If approved, e new constitution would end e Four Republic created in . -09-08 e National Director of e PMS: e recognition of e legal personality of e Church is a step ford for a fruitful collaboration. -07-24 Appointment of e Rector of e Saint Jean-Baptiste major Seminary in Ouagadougou. -07-15 e drama of children left wi out school, between violence and poverty. -07-13 Tensions over e postponement of e parliamentary vote. 24, · People rejoiced in Burkina Faso&39.s capital ursday, a day after e military restored power to a civilian regime, but uncertainty hung over e fate of e elite presidential guard at staged last week&39.s coup. Early signs of a return to normal . 16, · Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - Electioneering campaign for Burkina Faso's ember 22 presidential election runs from Saturday, Nigeria electoral commission appeals for understanding for over postponed elections. 25 ober 12:45:15. PANAPRESS to be transformed into multi-media institution. 28, · Burkina Faso Presidential and Legislative Elections, ember 22. Burkina Faso’s election will be dominated by e twin emes of security and democratic consolidation. Burkina Faso has experienced a rapid escalation of violent events involving militant Islamist groups in recent years. In , it experienced 437 violent episodes. 24, · Parliamentary elections were postponed earlier is year given political tensions over plans to call a referendum on lifting constitutional term limits. Large demonstrations against e . 20, · Donors pledge $1.7bn in humanitarian aid to conflict-hit Sahel. Violence and insecurity have pushed some 7.4 million people in Burkina Faso, . Also like Burkina Faso, e IEC has considered different scenarios. e President of e IEC stated at 31st should be considered as e deadline, because after is date it would not be feasible to hold e election as scheduled. e Chairman of e IEC informed e meeting at e Government of Cote d'Ivoire has. Burkina Faso. General. 27 ember 16. Somalia. General. ember 17. E iopia. Parliamentary. Postponed Report of Virtual Peer-Learning Consultative Meeting of African Election Management Bodies on Covid-19 and Elections in Africa. 21, . e Unicameral National Assembly is Burkina Faso's legislative body. In 1995, it became e lower house of a bicameral Parliament, but e upper house (Chamber of Representatives) was abolished in 2002. e upper house was to have been restored under e name Senate in e e constitutional amendments. is revision was never executed due to an extended and unresolved . 18, · File- is e 4, file photo shows Women and children walk in a makeshift site for displaced people in Kongoussi, Burkina Faso. e U.N. humanitarian chief, k Lowcock, is hoping a . Burkina Faso. Burundi. reading e statement in a Zoom meeting told reporters at ey have written e Legislature to postpone e referendum and set up a new Constitution Review Committee. 22, · Burkina Faso’s AfCFTA national strategy implementation meeting holds next week Addis Ababa, 22 ober, (ECA) – Government officials and experts in Burkina Faso are meeting next weekto develop e country’s strategy for e implementation of e African Continental Free Trade Area agreement (AfCFTA) ahead of its commencement next year. 15, · Presidential election in Burkina Faso postponed to late ember English.news.cn - -15 07:52:55 OUAGADOUGOU 14 (Xinhua) Au orities of Burkina Faso on Wednesday announced at e country's highly anticipated presidential and general elections would be postponed from e upcoming Saturday to . 29. 16, · Former first lady Simone Gbagbo — who, like her husband, was acquitted of charges of crimes against humanity and was granted amnesty by Ouattara — has called for e election to be postponed. 24, · On ember 29, citizens of Burkina Faso will head to e polls to elect eir next President and Deputies who will represent em in e National Assembly. ese elections were originally scheduled for ober 11, but were postponed until ember 29 due to a coup d’état on 17. e President of Burkina Faso is elected according to a majority voting system. COMMITTEE ON E RIGHTS OF E CHILD 18 Meeting of States parties to e Convention - Elections . UPDATE. e eighteen session of e Conference of e States parties to e Convention, and e elections of nine members of e Committee are scheduled to be held on 24 ember , rough an in-person meeting at e United Nations General Assembly Hall in New . In Burkina Faso, presidential and legislative elections are slated for ember , but many delays in e election organisation process have been observed due to e spread of Covid-19. 25, · Burkina Faso election: Opposition leaders Diabre, Zida register as candidates 03/ - 09:21 00:59. 21, · Donors pledge $1.7 billion for Burkina Faso, Mail and Niger e United Nations says more an 20 donors have pledged nearly $1 billion for e . 20, · e U.N. humanitarian chief told e Associated Press before e meeting at e troubling situation in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger is a symptom of failure to deal wi a broad range of political, security and development challenges, as well as rapid population grow and climate change. 27, · Burkina Faso's presidential and parliamentary elections, delayed by a failed coup, will take place ember 29. 27, · e much awaited presidential and legislative elections at were supposed to take place on 11 ober were postponed to 29 ember . Freedom of Expression. Al ough media outlets are generally able to cover e actions of e military and e transitional government, e press has for a long time not had an easy existence in Burkina Faso. Burkina Faso’ Ca olic Bishops say e country’s deteriorating security situation could reaten e upcoming ember elections. Françoise Niamien, Paul Dah, English Africa Service - Vatican City e Bishops of Burkina Faso met recently at e Paul Cardinal Zoungrana centre in Ouagadougou for eir ordinary plenary assembly. Local and oral elections in England will be postponed for a year to 2021 due to e coronavirus outbreak. Downing Street said it would be impractical to hold e elections as planned, as. 29, · ese elections which k e end of e Transition are e first to be open and competitive in Burkina Faso after e popular uprising on 30 and 31 ober , led to e resignation of ex-president Blaise Compaoré. e elections were conducted in an atmosphere of peace, ked by maturity of bo e political actors and e Burkinabe people. 23, · ch 23, at 6:00 AM EDT. Burkina Faso was supposed to take an important step Sunday tod democracy. e West African nation was . 15, · How Burkina Faso slid into hem Burkina Faso once looked like a success story for American military aid in Africa — an oasis of peace and stability in e turbulent Sahel. 05, · e Council at its meeting in Niamey, Niger, on Friday, also focused on for coming presidential elections in Guinea, Cote d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Ghana, and Niger. e meeting . Defend e Election: Fight Fascism Now is e time to stop a fascist takeover of e upcoming election. We have a powerful vision, developed by Black organizers, for deep transformation in is country at can tackle racial and economic inequality. However, to win such a vision, it is strategically essential at we defeat Trump in e election. We need you to get your people into e streets. 31, · NEBE proposed holding e general elections by end of 2021, which was originally slated for ust but postponed due to e COVID-19 . 12, · French President Emmanuel Macron and Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou agreed on ursday to postpone to early a meeting of Sahel country leaders due to take place in France later is mon. e political situation in Burkina Faso has been varied since it gained independence. Following a coup in 1987, President Blaise Compaoré took leadership and held is position for 27 years, until . Burkina Faso held its first post-coup presidential elections in 1991, when a new constitution was approved. 13, · Despite e French presence and a 13,000-strong UN peacekeeping force dubbed MINUSMA in Mali, e conflict at erupted in e nor of at . e 3 meeting of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs postponed after members express inability to attend it: PTI quoting sources 17:29 (IST), 01 'New Ebola epidemic' in nor west. e media does its job well. much better an for e last elections , confirms a young man from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso’s capital, who follows e campaign via radio. An opinion shared by Burkina Faso’s Higher Communication Council, a regulatory public body, which praised e media’s commitment to inform e population about e. 01, · Burkina Faso elections: Why historic vote matters As e West African nation prepares for Sunday’s presidential and legislative vote, here is what you need to know. 28 . 19, · Compared to e average of e last five years, acute food insecurity has increased by a staggering 514 in Burkina Faso, 130 in Mali and 144 in Niger, his agency said. Burkina Faso - Burkina Faso - Independence: Since Burkina Faso became an independent nation, e military has on several occasions intervened during times of crisis. In 1966 e military, led by Lieut. Col. (later Gen.) Sangoulé Lamizana, ousted e elected government of Maurice Yaméogo. Lamizana dominated e country’s politics until ember 1980, when a series of strikes launched by. 11, · Burkina Faso can serve as an example in West Africa and e African continent more generally for democratic transitions and elections to come. While e high expectations Burkinabe have for e incoming president and parliament remain to be tested, e future of democracy looks bright in Burkina Faso. Published on ember 11, . Apr 19, · It postponed e election of one member from e Latin American and Caribbean States for e same term, as well as six from e Western European . 29, · Mexico and Argentina pushed to postpone a key meeting of e Inter-American Development Bank until after e . 3 U.S. presidential election, delaying plans . 26, · Dr. c Ounténi Couldiaty is e medical coordinator for MSF in Burkina Faso. Originally from Burkina Faso, he received his MD from Université Jo h Ki Zerbo in Ougadougou. c began working wi MSF as a general practitioner in 2009, and since en has completed assignments in Niger, Central African Republic (CAR), Mali, Uganda, Yemen. 09, · ey would like e vote postponed and a transition government set up until e dispute is settled. Major test. On Saturday, ober, ey will take part in a meeting at is set to bring toge er all of President Ouattara’s rivals at Félix-Houphouët-Boigny Stadium in Abid. 16, · Elections were postponed e mon before because of a failed coup against e transitional government. e West, particularly France, considers Burkina Faso a key ally in e fight against al Qaeda. Present in Burkina Faso as part of e presidential and legislative elections of 29 ember, he went to reaffirm e support of ECOWAS to e Transition au orities. e sub-regional organization was alongside e country since e beginning of e post-insurrectionary period until e elections. 30, · Burkina Faso election: millions vote in first poll since coup. Read more His victory represents a pivotal moment for e west African nation, which . 2 days ago · e offensive took place on Friday in an area near e borders of Burkina Faso and Niger, where government troops are struggling to rout an Islamic insurgency, French Defence Minister Florence.