Burkina Faso lifts internet suspension after violent protest

Gendarmerie members stand watch during a protest, calling for Burkina Faso’s President Roch Kabore to resign and for the departure of French forces that patrol the country, in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso November 27, 2021. REUTERS/Vincent Bado

The Burkina Faso government said it was lifting a suspension on the mobile internet from Sunday evening, a week after imposing the ban for what it said was security and defence reasons.

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SOURCE: Reuters – Writing by Bate Felix; Editing by Angus MacSwan