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Vol 56 No 9

Published 1st May 2015

Burkina Faso

The code breakers

Supporters of the ancien régime are resisting a new electoral code which bans many of them from standing for election. The National Transition Council has excluded from October's polls anyone involved in last year's efforts to change the constitution to enable the then President, Blaise Compaoré, to stand for a third term.

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