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Burkina Faso Heads to Election Sunday

Burkina Faso holds elections for a new president and parliament Sunday — just over a year after mass protests ousted longtime leader Blaise Compaore.
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An electoral poster of candidate Zephirin Diabré is displayed on the streets of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
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An electoral poster of candidate Zephirin Diabré is displayed on the streets of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

An electoral poster of candidate Roch Marc Christian Kaboré is displayed on the streets of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
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An electoral poster of candidate Roch Marc Christian Kaboré is displayed on the streets of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

Supporters of presidential candidate Roch Marc Christian Kaboré parade in Burkina Faso's capital, Ouagadougou.
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Supporters of presidential candidate Roch Marc Christian Kaboré parade in Burkina Faso's capital, Ouagadougou.

The entrance of the headquarter of Burkina Faso's former ruling party, the Congress for Democracy and Progress (CDP), in Ouagadougou.
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The entrance of the headquarter of Burkina Faso's former ruling party, the Congress for Democracy and Progress (CDP), in Ouagadougou.

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