In a historic vote, former Prime Minister Roch Marc Kabore elected as the next President of Burkina Faso. The election campaign was praised by UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon who congratulated the people of the country, for their enthusiastic participation.
This is the first time, after decades, in which power in the African country is set to change hands without the use of military force. Burkina Faso, has been ruled by successive coup leaders since independence from France in 1960.
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