Roch Marc Christian Kabore wins Burkina Faso Presidential Elections

According to provisional results announced by Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI), Roch Marc Christian Kabore of the ruling People’s Movement for Progress party secured 57.87% votes in the Nov. 22 polls to claim victory in the first round. 

The result gives Kabore another five years in the office that he has held since 2015. 

Eddie Komboigo and Zephirin Diabre received 15.45% and 12.46%, respectively, of the nearly 3 million votes cast, the election commission said. 

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