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BURKINA FASO EX-PRESIDENT ROCH KABORÉ ALLOWED OUT OF DETENTION

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Burkina Fasos ousted President Roch Kabore has been allowed to return to his home in the capital, Ouagadougou.


Kaboré was under house arrest in a ministerial villa in the capital since January when he was ousted in a coup led by Lieutenant Colonel Paul-Henry Damiba, who is now the head of state.


His party confirmed to newsmen that he had been freed, without giving further details.


The announcement of his release comes after weeks of consultations and also follows calls by the international community for his freedom.

Written by: Oluwapelumi Tutugbuwa

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