General 8. December 2018

Taming the wild: The swiss pilot and photographer walter Mittelholzer with an aerial shot of Ouagadougou (nowadays capital of Burkina Faso), 1930/31. Probably under the rule of french Governor Édouard Hesling the wide ROADS got DESIGNED AS A PART OF AN AUTHORITArian TOWN PLANNING, WHose aim was SEGREGATION AND ECONOMICal prosperity OF THE REGION. WHEN THE PROJECT was considered FAILED, THE COLONY was split IN 1932.