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Burkina Faso

Roch Marc Christian Kaboré

Date of Birth: 25 April 1957
Place of Birth: Ouagadougou


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France moves out of Mali

A model for such focused partnerships is offered by the collaboration between Burkina Faso and the French Barkhane force instigated at the end of last year by then-President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré and which has continued since he was deposed in the 24 January coup (AC Vol 63 No 3 Another domino falls to the military)...


The coup-makers win the first round

And Burkina Faso's new military rulers led by Lt Col Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba who ousted President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré on 24 January have joined the axis of colonels in West Africa although they have been treading more cautiously than their counterparts in Bamako and Conakry (AC Vol 63 No 3 Another domino falls to the military)...


Another domino falls to the military

In different ways jihadist insurgents linked to Al Qaida and Da'ish (Islamic State or ISIS) and the Wagner Group have been boosted by the fall of Roch Marc Christian Kaboré's government on 24 January (AC Vol 63 No 1 Jihadist terror tops the agenda)...

Both the deposed civilian presidents in Burkina Faso and Mali Roch Marc Christian Kaboré and the late Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta were within their constitutionally-allowed limit of two terms of office...


Jihadist terror tops the agenda

President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré courts intense public anger over the lack of progress in the fight against terrorism and even risks being ousted in an army coup if things do not improve...


French lessons from Kabul

He has extensively consulted Sahelian partners particularly his trusted allies Presidents Mohamed Bazoum Mohamed Ould Cheikh el Ghazouani and Roch Kaboré of Niger Mauritania and Burkina Faso respectively over the shape of the redeployment (AC Vol 62 No 15 Burkina without Barkhane)...

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Burkina without Barkhane

At the beginning of July a furious public reaction to the atrocity led President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré to sack Defence Minister Cherif Sy and Security Minister Ousseni Compaoré and take the portfolios for himself...


Sankara's ghost

As President Roch Kaboré's government argues about the treatment of exiled former president Blaise Compaoré the military courts seem determined to throw the book at him...


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