Burkina Faso ruling party endorses president for re-election

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*Burkina Faso President Roch Marc Christian Kabore's party backed him Saturday to run for re-election despite struggling to crush a bloody jihadist insurgency.*

Simon Compaore, president of the People's Movement for Progress (MPP), made the announcement to cheering supporters at a stadium rally in the capital Ouagadougou.

The decision, which came after several hours of closed-door discussions among party delegates, came as little surprise, as he was his party's only candidate to run.

Kabore h…
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