Burkina Faso names interim president

Diplomat Michel Kafando has been chosen as Burkina Faso’s interim president, officials in the west African country announced Monday, and will head the country until 2015.Kafando, one of four candidates, was selected after several hours of negotiation. “The consensus candidate is Michel Kafando,” said Ignace Sandwidi, a representative of the Catholic Church, which was involved in the discussions to find a leader. READ MORE ON THIS STORY

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