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Burkina Faso (Vol 5, 2008)
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See also Burkina Faso 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019.

Contents Volume 5, 2008.

External economic shocks that boosted the rising costs of living led to public unrest. The government, in which President Blaise Compaoré remained the most powerful figure, reacted with short-term accommodation measures, while political parties struggled more with internal strife than with policy proposals. …

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Stroh, Alexander, “Burkina Faso (Vol 5, 2008)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 27 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2008_COM_0006>
First published online: 2009
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004178113, ISSN: 1871-2525



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