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Media: The newspaper ‘L’Evènement’ suspended for 1 month by the CSC

Ouagadougou: The Higher Council of Communication suspended yesterday Wednesday, the newspaper ‘L’Evènement’ on all its publication media for a period of one month, for breaches in its article entitled ‘400 000,000 FCFA from the embezzled VDPs/Captain BOENA left with his testimony,’ the AIB learned on Thursday.

In a press release dated Wednesday June 19, 2024, the Burkinabè media regulator suspended the bimonthly newspaper ‘L’Evènement’ for breaches in its article ‘400,000,000 FCFA from the VDPs misappropriated/Captain BOENA left with his testimony’, published in n°519 of June 10, 2024

The CSC accuses the newspaper of making malicious insinuations without clear demonstration of the links between the 400,000,000 FCFA, the late captain Boena and the president of Faso, captain Ibrahim Traoré, on the one hand, and between the latter and the suspected captain , other hand.

Asked to explain the shortcomings noted on June 14, 2024 by ‘the media policeman’, the director of the newspaper did not recognize the said s
hortcomings by denouncing a poor reading on the part of CSC.

As a reminder, the French media TV5 monde Afrique was suspended on Tuesday June 18, 2024 for six months for failings in the processing of information relating to the security situation in Burkina Faso.

Source: Burkina Information Agency