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Succès Masra

Date of Birth: 30 August 1983

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    Vol 65 No 12 |
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Foregone electoral conclusion cements Kaka's grip

As predicted here Mahamat Idriss Déby Itno 'Kaka' got 61% of the votes – the usual margin of victory his late father Idriss Déby Itno awarded himself – with rival candidates Succès Masra the prime minister and Albert Pahimi Padacké being assigned 19% and 17% respectively on a claimed turnout of 76% (AC Vol 65 No 6 Kaka paves a hard road to sham poll)...

The election did have one surprise however in the behaviour of Prime Minister Succès Masra the former opposition firebrand co-opted into the ruling circle...

Succès Masra by turning on Mahamat Idriss Déby 'Kaka' during the election campaign had forfeited his position and the new premier is Alla-Maye Halina a Mousseye/Banana from Mayo-Kebbi region who had been head of protocol at the presidency for 13 years before being appointed ambassador to China last year...

Most of the previous cabinet stayed on but those close to Succès Masra unsurprisingly were sacked...

    Vol 65 No 10 |
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Coup zone election pits votes against tanks

A joke circulating on social media in Ndjamena suggests that the current prime minister the co-opted oppositionist Succès Masra who is also standing in the presidential election will prove to have polled the most votes but Kaka will prove to have the most tanks...

    Vol 65 No 6 |
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Kaka paves a hard road to sham poll

A few days after that announcement Succès Masra the former opposition leader co-opted by Mahamat Kaka to lead his government as prime minister on 1 January declared his candidacy in the presidential poll...


    Vol 65 No 6 |
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Succès the spoiler

Fears that May's presidential elections will amount to little more than a coronation for military leader Mahamat Idriss Déby Itno 'Kaka' appear to have been confirmed after his recently co-opted Prime Minister Succès Masra announced that he would also stand in the polls...

    Vol 64 No 11 |
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Succès on K-Street

Opposition leader Succès Masra and his party Les Transformateurs have taken on the K-Street lobby shop Scribe Strategies led by Republican operative Joseph Szlavik one of the most popular Africa-focused outfits in Washington (AC Vol 63 No 7 Al Qaida bomb compensation)...

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