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Léonce Koné

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Parties campaign as jihadists advance

The scandal-ridden former mayor of Bobo-Dioulasso Burkina Faso's second city Salia Sanou left the CDP in a huff over the pick and Léonce Koné the man who took over the party when Compaoré left also resigned declaring that Komboïgo was not fit for office...

The General's last days

Those whose assets have been frozen include: Diendéré and his wife Fatoumata Diallo Diendéré; CDP Chairman Eddie Komboïgo and his predecessor Léonce Koné who publicly welcomed the coup; his brother-in-law and coup-supporter Hermann Yaméogo son of Burkina Faso's founding President Maurice Nawalagmba Yaméogo and a long-standing former political partner of Compaoré; Bamba; Djibril Bassolé; and Col...

Between street and barracks

Léonce Koné is in charge but whether he can hold the party together or unite it behind one candidate is anyone's guess...

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