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Zéphirin Diabré


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Not so Roch solid

48% and Zéphirin Diabré who came second in 2015 slumped to a disappointing 12...


Parties campaign as jihadists advance

They are the traditional opposition party Union pour le progrès et le changement (UPC) led by Zéphirin Diabré who came second to Kaboré in 2015 and the former ruling party the Congrès pour la démocratie et le progrès the vehicle of ex-President Compaoré who was swept from power in an 'Arab spring' style mass uprising in 2014...


The politics of counter-terror

After the disastrous Koutougou attack the Union pour le progrès et le changement the largest opposition party and home to his biggest rival Zéphirin Diabré demanded the immediate dismissal of the eight-month-old administration of Prime Minister Christophe Joseph Marie Dabiré...


Between Blaise and jihad

For two years the leading opposition party Union pour le Progrès et le Changement (UPC) led by Zéphirin Diabré has lost a third of its deputies who split to create a faction close to the MPP (AC Vol 59 No 1 Splits and fusions)...


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...


More progress, less movement

Among those present were the First Lady Togolese-born lawyer Sika Bella Kaboré (née Sika Bella Adjoavi) opposition leader Zephirin Diabré and the leader of the Front populaire ivoirien Pascal Affi N'Guessan...


President on probation

The Union pour le progrès et le changement of his challenger Zéphirin Diabré has 33 seats and the CDP did remarkably well with 18...


The people take on the putschists

The most outspoken left-of-centre presidential candidate Stanislas Bénéwendé Sankara (not related to Thomas Sankara but one of the family's lawyers) condemned the coup as did Kaboré and the man who was to be his main rival Zéphirin Diabré...

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Between street and barracks

Minority manThe other frontrunner is Zéphirin Diabré a former minister under Compaoré and a former employee of both the United Nations and the French uranium-mining company Areva (AC Vol 56 No 1 Watching the dust settle)...


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