Burkina Faso sacks Chief of Army Staff


The Burkina Faso government has confirmed the sacking of the chief of Army Staff, after the troops failed  to put the recent jihadist attacks in the West African nation.

Major General Oumarou Sadou was replaced by General Moise Minoungou, according to a presidential decree read on public television.

For three years Burkina Faso has faced increasingly frequent and deadly jihadist attacks.

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