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Burkina Faso

Roch Marc Christian Kaboré

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


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Parties campaign as jihadists advance

The ruling Mouvement du peuple pour le progrès (MPP) decided to no great surprise in July to declare the president Roch Marc Christian Kaboré its candidate for the forthcoming poll...


Crisis summit as insurgents head south

France's President Emmanuel Macron and Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez each made their first post-lockdown foreign trips to the summit along with African Union Chairman Moussa Faki Mahamat to join regional presidents: Burkina Faso's Roch Marc Christian Kaboré; Chad's Idris Déby Itno; Mali's Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta; Niger's Mahamadou Issoufou; Mauritania's Ghazouani...


Sahel summit's fighting talk

'We are going to prioritise the need to fight against Islamic State in the Greater Sahara in the three frontiers ' Burkina Faso's President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré announced after three hours of talks at the 13 January G5 Sahel-France summit in Pau southern France...


In search of allies

The assembled heads of state – Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger Roch Marc Christian Kaboré of Burkina Faso (currently the G5 Executive President) Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta of Mali Idriss Déby Itno of Chad and Mohamed Cheikh el Ghazouani of Mauritania pleaded for more allies in the fight against terrorism...


The politics of counter-terror

In August at the French seaside resort of Biarritz President Emmanuel Macron and his Burkinabè counterpart Roch Marc Christian Kaboré who is chairing the G5 made a joint plea for more financial support...


Backs to the wall

The inability of the government to protect its citizens or even its soldiers has dented the popularity of President Roch Marc Kaboré...


Paris’s terror dilemma

Development in the Sahel will be a major theme of the G7 summit in Biarritz on 24-26 August to which Macron has invited Burkina's President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré as current chair of the G5 and other African presidents: Senegal's Macky Sall Rwanda's Paul Kagame South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa the current African Union chair Abdel Fattah el Sisi and the AU commission chief Moussa Faki Mahamat...


Gag on security reporting

This could embarrass the current government including president President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré who was a pillar of the Compaoré government for 25 years...


Between Blaise and jihad

President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré – once a prime minister under Compaoré – is a favourite to win the 2020 presidential election...


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