Canada is concerned by the recent developments following the election in #Tanzania, including the detention and arrest of opposition politicians, reports of violence and election irregularities.
— Foreign Policy CAN (@CanadaFP) November 2, 2020
On 24 January, a group of soldiers seized power by overthrowing President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré. The self-proclaimed Mouvement Patriotique ... pour la Sauvegarde et la Restauration (MPSR) has announced that 41-year-old lieutenant-colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba, who has an 'exemplary' record, will be taking over as the country’s leader. A profile of the coup leader.