Burkinabe opposition rejects Senate plan
Opposition marchers in Ouagadougou protesting on July 28, 2013 against the creation of a Senate which they say will enable President Blaise Compaore extend his 26-year rule. Burkina Faso opposition has expressed opposition to the creation of a national Senate. Opposition supporters Sunday took to the streets of the capital Ouagadougou describing the Senate as “unnecessary and a waste of meagre financial resources”.
He insisted more such protests would be held until the government dropped the plan and also until President Compaoré abandoned his re-election bid. The police did not interfere with the march or make arrests as they have in previous protests.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at Africa Review Kenya