Burkina Faso military junta appoints new interim government

Lieutenant Colonel Paul-Henri Damiba, who led Burkina Faso’s military coup in January, is sworn in for a second time as president to lead a three-year transition after a national conference approved a transitional charter in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

Burkina Faso’s interim president Paul-Henri Damiba has approved a new government that includes the same defence minister as served under former president Roch Kabore before his ouster in a military coup, an official decree showed on Saturday.

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