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Burkino Faso president sworn in

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In Burkino Faso the country’s former Foreign Minister Michel Kafando has been sworn in as transitional president.

He is set to lead the West African country to elections in a year following a brief military takeover.

The 72-year-old, who is barred from standing in the ballot will name a prime minister with whom he will appoint a 25 member government.