Burkina Faso Lt Col Isaac Zida named prime ministerLt Col Isaac Zida has been named as transitional prime minister  after longtime president Blaise Compaore stepped down in the face of violent protests. Before the unrest, president Compaore ruled Burkina Faso for 27 years. The unrest erupted in response to efforts to extend his rule

We pray for peace to prevail in Burkina Faso.

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