Burkina Faso: Presidential guard detains interim leaders

September 16, 2015 10:06 PM

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Burkina Faso: Presidential guard detains interim leaders

Burkina Faso’s interim leaders have been detained by the powerful presidential guard in what looks like a coup d’etat.

President Michel Kafando, his prime minister and other ministers were seized at a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, two days after a government commission recommended the elite presidential force be dismantled.

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