International Affairs
6 February 2015 , Volume 71, Number 1

Burkina Faso ousted a leader who overstayed his welcome. Should other West African leaders watch their backs?


Bram Posthumus is an independent correspondent working on West African issues. His book Guinea: Masks, Music and Minerals will be published shortly by Hurst. 


‘Ruecracy’ at work on the streets of Ouagadougou. Photo: AFP/Getty Images

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