Burkina Faso: History
Burkina Faso is under Mossi empire control.
Kingdoms now making up Burkina Faso become a French protectorate.
Upper Volta, which is present day Burkina Faso, is established but is dismembered and reconstituted several times until the present borders are recognized in 1947.
Upper Volta becomes independent.
Upper Volta is retitled Burkina Faso.
SOREMIB, a state-owned mining company, announces the closure of the country's largest gold mine.
A new gold mine is offically opened and Premier Tertius Zongo says it will earn substantial revenue for the country.
The International Court of Justice settles a decades-old border dispute between Niger and Burkina Faso.