Burkina Faso names army colonel Zida Prime Minister
19 November 2014, 16:27
Ouagadogou - Burkina Faso named Lieutenant Colonel Isaac Zida as prime minister, according to a decree read out on Wednesday by Alain Thierry Ouattara, deputy secretary general of the transitional government.
Zida briefly served as interim leader of the West African country following the departure of long-term President Blaise Compaore in late October amid mass protests.
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