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Vote Tallying Underway in Burkina Faso

In Burkina Faso, counting is underway after voters went to the polls on Sunday to elect a new president and parliament. It is a crucial vote for the country, just over a year after a popular uprising ousted president Blaise Compaore, who ruled the country for 27 years.   Voting went peacefully as people cast their ballots in a historic poll aimed at consolidating democracy in the West African nation. Voter Margerite Nonguierma said she was very happy and proud to be voting. For the...

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