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Agence France-Presse (AFP) is an international news agency headquartered in Paris, France.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
Bénéwendé Stanislas Sankara (born February 23, 1959) is a Burkinabé politician and the President of the Union for Rebirth/Sankarist Movement (UNIR/MS) party.
Blaise Compaoré (born 3 February 1951)Profiles of People in Power: The World's Government Leaders (2003), page 76–77.
Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa.
General elections were held in Burkina Faso on 29 November 2015.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (République démocratique du Congo), also known as DR Congo, the DRC, Congo-Kinshasa or simply the Congo, is a country located in Central Africa.
Divisional general is a rank of general in command of a division.
A general officer is an officer of high rank in the army, and in some nations' air forces or marines.
Gilbert Diendéré (born 1960) is a Burkinabé military officer and the Chairman of the National Council for Democracy, the military junta that briefly seized power in Burkina Faso in the September 2015 coup d'état.
General Honoré Nabéré Traoré (born September 28, 1957), fasozine.com, 31 octobre 2014 is one of the two Burkinabé soldiers that claimed to be the head of state since the resignation of Blaise Compaoré in the aftermath of the 2014 Burkinabé uprising, the other one being Isaac Zida.
An independent or nonpartisan politician is an individual politician not affiliated with any political party.
This is a list of heads of state of Burkina Faso since the Republic of Upper Volta gained independence from France in 1960 to the present day.
This is a list of Prime Ministers of Burkina Faso since the formation of the post of Prime Minister of the Republic of Upper Volta in 1971 to the present day.
Luc-Adolphe Tiao (born 4 June 1954) is a Burkinabé politician and journalist who was Prime Minister of Burkina Faso from 2011 to 2014.
Michel Kafando (born 18 August 1942) is a Burkinabé diplomat who served as the transitional President of Burkina Faso from 2014, Burkina24, 17 November 2014.
The branches of Burkina Faso's military include its Army, Air Force, National Gendarmerie, National Police, and People's Militia.
The New Vision is an English-language newspaper published daily in print form and online.
Paul Kaba Thieba (born 28 July 1959) is a Burkinabe economist who has served as Prime Minister of Burkina Faso since 2016.
The Regiment of Presidential Security (Régiment de la Sécurité Présidentielle, RSP) was the secret service organisation responsible for VIP security to the President of Burkina Faso, a landlocked country in West Africa.
The Republic of Upper Volta (République de Haute-Volta), now Burkina Faso, was a landlocked West African country established on December 11, 1958, as a self-governing colony within the French Community.
Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
Roch Marc Christian Kaboré (born 25 April 1957) is a Burkinabé politician and the President of Burkina Faso, in office since 2015.
U.S. News & World Report is an American media company that publishes news, opinion, consumer advice, rankings, and analysis.
The University of Lyon (Université de Lyon), located in Lyon and Saint-Étienne, France, is a center for higher education and research comprising 16 institutions of higher education.
The Burkinabé uprising was a series of demonstrations and riots in Burkina Faso in October 2014 that quickly spread to multiple cities.
The 2015 Burkinabé coup d'état was launched on 16 September 2015 in Burkina Faso, when members of the Regiment of Presidential Security (RSP) – a controversial autonomous military unit, formed under President Blaise Compaoré – detained the country's government.