The 34-year-old captain, Burkina Faso’s new strongman, took part in Lieutenant Colonel Damiba's coup d'état in January 2022. Surfing on the ... discontent of the officers of his generation towards their elder, Traoré is now heading up the transition in Burkina Faso.
Their goal? To highlight Spain’s contribution to peace in West Africa. At the beginning of October, Spain’s foreign affairs minister Arancha González Laya returned from a tour of Niger and Chad as general assembly president of the Sahel Alliance.