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    17-Nov-2014 to 18:39

    B/Faso: Head of national power grid sacked

    APA-Ouagadougou (B/Faso) — The managing director of Burkina Faso’s national electricity company (SONABEL) Jean-Christophe Ilboudo was on Monday relieved from his duties by Lieutenant-colonel Yacouba Isaac Zida, local media announced.

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    17-Nov-2014 to 10:01

    B/Faso names former foreign minister transitional president

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkina Faso has on Monday named Michel Kafando, a diplomat and former foreign minister, as transitional president, two weeks after Blaise Compaore resigned amid mass street protests at his attempts to extend his 27-year rule.

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    16-Nov-2014 to 12:36

    B/Faso to appoint transition leader on Sunday

    APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The election of a transition president for Burkina Faso is slated for Sunday in the capital Ouagadougou, where the committee in charge of the exercise is currently locked in a meeting over the issue, APA can report.

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    15-Nov-2014 to 15:34

    B/Faso army says constitution restored

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkina Faso’s acting head of State, Lieutenant Colonel Isaac Zida, on Saturday said that the country's constitution, which was suspended by the army after Blaise Compaore was toppled after mass protests last month, has been restored.

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    14-Nov-2014 to 20:55

    Burkina transition charter to be signed Saturday

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The charter of the transition in Burkina Faso, adopted unanimously by all stakeholders including the opposition, civil society, military, religious and traditional authorities will be signed on Saturday, APA can report.

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    14-Nov-2014 to 18:04

    IMF suspends cooperation with B/Faso

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has frozen its cooperation with Burkina Faso until the formation of an “internationally recognized” government, APA can report quoting the representative of the institution in Ouagadougou.

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    14-Nov-2014 to 11:23

    New transitional charter with civilian leader approved for Burkina Faso

    Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) – — A new transitional charter for Burkina Faso was unanimously adopted by representatives of civil society organizations (CSOs), traditional and religious authorities, political parties and the army, APA learns on Thursday evening in Ouagadougou.

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