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OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Lieutenant Colonel Issaac Zida said on Saturday he was taking over as head of state in Burkina Faso, in an apparent putsch against the military chief of staff Honore Traore who had earlier said he would lead a transition. Burkina Faso's longtime President Blaise Compaore had resigned on Friday amid mass protests against his efforts to extend his 27-year rule, leaving two military factions vying for control of the West African country. ...
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And my heart springs up anew, Bright and confident and true, And the old loves comes to meet me in the dawning and the dew.
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1895) Scottish Essayist, Poet, and Novelist