Burkina Faso extends junta rule by five years

By Thomson Reuters May 25, 2024 | 2:47 PM

(Reuters) – Burkina Faso’s ruling junta will remain in power for another five years after participants in national talks on Saturday proposed extending the transition back to democracy by 60 months from July, according to the text of the approved new charter.

(Writing by Alessandra Prentice, Editing by Timothy Heritage)