Burkina Faso Swears in Interim President

Former foreign minister Michel Kafando has pledged to "respect and defend the constitution, the transition charter and laws, and do everything to guarantee justice for all Burkinabes."

  • Burkina Faso:   Kafando Sworn in as Interim President

    Deutsche Welle, 18 November 2014

    After weeks of anxiety over the future of Burkina Faso's leadership, diplomat Michel Kafando has been sworn in as the country's transitional president. The 27-year leader Blaise… Read more »

  • Burkina Faso:   Diplomat Kafando Named As Interim President

    Deutsche Welle, 17 November 2014

    A special committee has chosen Michel Kafando as Burkina Faso's interim president, to lead the country until elections next November. Authorities in Ouagadougou were under… Read more »

Photo: Xinhua

Burkina Faso's interim president Michel Kafando.


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