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Head Of State

A head of state (or chief of state) is the public persona who officially embodies a state[1] in its unity and legitimacy. Depending on the country's form of government and separation of powers, the head of state may be a ceremonial figurehead (such as the British Monarch) or concurrently the head of government and more (such as the President of the United States, who is also commander-in-chief of the US Armed Forces). In a parliamentary system, such as India and Pakistan, the head of state usually has mostly ceremonial powers, with a separate head of government.[2] However, in some parliamentary systems, like South Africa, there is an executive president that is both head of state and head of government. Likewise, in some parliamentary systems the head of state is not the head of government, but still has significant powers, for example Morocco
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National Council For Democracy
The National Council for Democracy (French: Conseil national pour la Démocratie), led by Chairman-General Gilbert Diendéré, was the ruling cabinet of the military junta of Burkina Faso from 17 to 23 September 2015. It took temporary control of the preceding cabinet led by interim Acting President Michel Kafando in the 2015 Burkinabé coup d'état. On the evening of September 16, 2016, members of the Regiment of Presidential Security (RSP) stormed a cabinet meeting of the Government and seized interim President Michel Kafando, Prime Minister Isaac Zida and other officials. The next morning, Lieutenant Colonel Mamadou Bamba appeared on television announcing the National Council for Democracy to "put an end" to "the deviant regime of transition".[1] On the same day, General Gilbert Diendéré was named Chairman of the Council
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People's Movement For Progress
The People's Movement for Progress (French: Mouvement du Peuple pour le Progrès, MPP)[1][2] is a political party in Burkina Faso that was founded on 25 January 2014 by former Congress for Democracy and Progress member Roch Marc Christian Kaboré. Kaboré ran as the party's presidential candidate in the November 2015 general election and was elected in the first round of voting; the MPP also won a plurality of seats in the National Assembly of Burkina Faso
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Burkina Faso Armed Forces
The Burkina Faso Armed Forces (French: Forces armées du Burkina Faso) is the term used for the national military of Burkina Faso. The service branches of the armed forces include its Army, Air Force, National Gendarmerie and People's Militia. Being a landlocked country, Burkina Faso has no navy. In 1966 a military coup deposed the first president of Upper Volta, Maurice Yaméogo, suspended the constitution, dissolved the National Assembly, and placed Lieutenant Colonel Sangoulé Lamizana at the head of a government of senior army officers. The army remained in power for 4 years; on June 14, 1970, the Voltans ratified a new constitution that established a 4-year transition period toward complete civilian rule. Lamizana remained in power throughout the 1970s as president of military or mixed civil-military governments
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