Africa Update - October 2015

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Burkina Faso:

On October 1st, authorities in Burkina Faso said General Gilbert Diendere, the leader behind a recent coup attempt in the country, was in the custody of security forces. According to reports, General Diendere surrendered in Ouagadougou. His detention comes as calls increased for General Diendere to face justice for destabilizing the country.

On October 5th, United Nations (U.N.) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met with transitional President of Burkina Faso Michel Kafando to express sympathy for the deaths and injuries resulting from the attempted coup that took place on September 16th. Additionally, Secretary-General Ban urged all national stakeholders to act responsibility and reaffirmed U.N. support for the organization of upcoming elections.

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