Burkina Faso Interim President ‘Michel Kafando’ Officially Restored to Power After Coup

Burkina Faso’s interim leader Michel Kafando was officially restored to power at a ceremony attended by regional
heads of state on Wednesday, a week after a coup by an elite army unit.

Kafando, who has led the landlocked west African country through its transition since a popular uprising last year deposed the former president, said “his main objective” now was to organise a general election.


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