Burkina Faso Military Urged To Hand Power Back To Civilians

November 4, 2014 10:32 AM

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Burkina Faso Military Urged To Hand Power Back To Civilians

Lt. Col. Isaac Yacouba Zida, named by Burkina Faso's army as interim leader following the ousting of President Blaise Compaore, leaves after a meeting with diplomats on Sunday in the capital Ouagadougou.

The African Union has given the new military authorities in Burkina Faso two weeks to hand power back to civilians, or face sanctions.

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