After Burkina Faso’s President Blaise Compaore tried to extend his 27-year rule, protests by tens of thousands forced the leader to flee the country. The army has since seized power and pledged support for a civilian-led transitional government with elections in 2015. What do Burkinabes want for their country? And what effect could events in Burkina Faso have in other African countries? Join the conversation at 1930GMT.

On this episode of The Stream, we speak to:

Gnaka Lagoke
Founder, Revival of Panafricanism Forum
revivalofpanafricanism.org

Issaka Traore
Activist

Serge Martin Bambara ("Smockey")
Leader, Le Balai Citoyen Movement
smockey.net

Haru Mutasa @harumutasa
Al Jazeera English Correspondent 

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