Burkina Faso: Blaise Compaore defies calls to quit

Burkina Faso: Blaise Compaore defies calls to quit

Burkina Faso: Blaise Compaore defies calls to quit


Burkina Faso’s president has rejected opposition calls for him to step down after a day of violent protests.

Blaise Compaore said he would stay in power at the head of a transitional government until after elections have been held.

He said he had dissolved parliament and was lifting marshall law that was announced earlier.

An unnamed Army spokesman explained: “The National Assmbley has been dissolved, the government has been dissolved.

“A transitional body will be put in place in consultatio…
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  1. Blaise your time is done ! To change constitution in your favor is never good no matter the country you are in 

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