Radio station temporarily pulls programme after host receives death threats; CPJ calls for full investigation

Recent articles in Burkina Faso

Life of Burkinabe investigative journalist in danger

No stranger to being under attack Burkinabe journalist Yacouba Ladji Bama was shot at, on his way home after co-hosting a panel discussion on electoral corruption.

The critical issues of Burkina Faso’s 2020 election

Security is a factor in Burkina Faso’s election, with implications for disenfranchised voters and media safety, as is the uneven allocation of airtime to certain candidates.

Attack on journalist’s home and car condemned

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.