Burkina Faso protests: Compaore's 27 years as president
Protesters are gathering for a second day in the Burkina Faso capital Ouagadougou, calling on President Blaise Compaore to resign immediately.
They are angry at Mr Compaore, who responded to a day of violence by saying he would stay in power for a further year under a transitional government
BBC News looks back at his 27 years in power.
31 Oct 2014
- From the section Africa