Burkina Faso military dissolves parliament

Burkina Faso’s military has dissolved the country’s parliament and announced a transitional government, however it remains unclear who is in charge.

The decision follows violent protests against President Blaise Compaore, which resulted in the burning of the parliament and ransacking of the state television offices.

Speaking alongside the head of the Armed Forces this military spokesman said “the National Assembly has been dissolved, the government has been dissolved and a transitional body wi…

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  1. With all due respect to ECHOAS, they’ve had a dictator who took power in a bloody coup…30 years ago. I’d be pissed too if my Prez tried to rack 27 more on top of that. Give’m a break.

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