Former Burkina Faso foreign minister Michel Kafando is named as transitional President.
Authorities in Burkina Faso named former foreign minister Michel Kafando as transitional president on Monday in a key step towards restoring democratic civilian rule in the wake of a military takeover.
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Burkinab uprising: Former Burkina Faso foreign minister Michel Kafando is named as transitional President. 2017-08-27 03:41:31 (First version)
Former Burkina Faso foreign minister Michel Kafando is named as transitional President. (Current version)
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