Journalists commended for courageous reporting in face of censorship, attacks
Recent articles in Burkina Faso

Authorities in Burkina Faso are being asked to investigate an attack on journalist Yacouba Ladji Bama at his home and the destruction of his property.

Compelling, in-depth investigative features are being produced by West African journalists through an MFWA programme support for critical, independent and high-quality reports on issues of governance, accountability and transparency.

Newly passed revisions to Burkina Faso’s Penal code criminalize false news or communication of news or information that causes “demoralization” of defense and security forces “by whatever means.”