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Burkina Faso

Roch Marc Christian Kaboré

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


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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...


Attacks spur ethnic violence

Prime Minister Paul Kaba Tieba and his government resigned en masse last month after President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré demanded a government shake-up in the wake of the violence...


Weah scores away

The warmth of his reception outweighed those given to Rwanda's President Paul Kagame who was greeted by hundreds of Brussels's Rwandan expats – both supporters and opponents – while Niger's Mahamadou Issoufou and Burkina Faso's Roch Marc Christian Kaboré went almost unnoticed...


New jihadist alliance strikes

They may serve to warn the current government which is run by two of Blaise Compaoré's former friends – President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré and Simon Compaoré now Minister of State at the Presidency – not to take this justice business too far...


Splits and fusions

Coulibaly is part of a 13-strong faction within the opposition Union pour le progrès et le changement (UPC) led by Zéphirin Diabré who came second in the November 2015 presidential election behind Roch Marc Christian Kaboré...


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