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People in Burkina’s capital say they ‘expect a lot’ from new president on security issues

By Reuters
20 February 2022   |   1:44 pm
As Burkina Faso's military leader Paul-Henri Damiba was sworn in as president on Wednesday (February 16) local residents of the capital Ouagadougou said they want him to focus on security issues. Resident Simplice Bama said that the security situation had been deteriorating since 2015. "We continue to be attacked so I say to myself that this new president has a lot to do," he told Reuters.

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