Power Struggle in Burkina Faso?
Another military officer, Isaac Zida, has announced he is assuming responsibility as the country's head of state.
RFI, 1 November 2014
Rival factions are claiming power in Burkina Faso after long-term president Blaise Compaoré stepped down on Friday under popular pressure. Read more »
Burkina Faso: Another Officer Announces Self As Head of State
Premium Times, 1 November 2014
Another military officer, Isaac Zida, a colonel and former presidential guard to ousted President, Blaise Compaore, has announced he is assuming responsibility as the country's… Read more »
This Day, 1 November 2014
Embattled sit-tight President of Burkina Faso, Blaise Compaoré, Friday, announced that he had resigned from office. This followed violent street protests and the burning of… Read more »
Africa: Compaore's Ouster a Warning
Guardian, 31 October 2014
THE ouster of one of Africa's remaining military dictators-turned-politician and former Burkina Faso President, Blaise Compaore, who announced his resignation Friday following… Read more »