Michel Kafando, interim president, Burkina Faso
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Burkina Faso transition timeline - in 60 seconds

19 November 2014 Last updated at 16:38 GMT

The authorities in Burkina Faso have appointed an army officer, Lt Col Isaac Zida, as transitional prime minister.

The announcement comes the day after former Foreign Minister Michel Kafando was sworn in as interim president, and nearly three weeks after mass protests forced President Blaise Compaore to resign.

Follow Burkina Faso's rapid transition - in 60 seconds.

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