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Burkina Faso

Blaise Compaoré

Date of Birth: 3/2/1951
Place of Birth: Ouagadougou


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The code breakers

The National Transition Council has excluded from October's polls anyone involved in last year's efforts to change the constitution to enable the then President Blaise Compaoré to stand for a third term...


Between street and barracks

The mass movement that toppled President Blaise Compaoré last October is at increasing odds with the Régiment de sécurité présidentielle (RSP AC Vol 55 No 22 The warning from Ouagadougou)...


The politics of Ebola

In early November he used his emergency powers to imprison for sedition journalist David Tam Baryoh whose radio show had mentioned the third-term issue and the fate of Burkina Faso's ex-President Blaise Compaoré as well as criticising the government's handling of Ebola (AC Vol 55 No 22 Stepping up the fight against Ebola)...


Watching the dust settle

Dismantling the political and economic system built around ex-President Blaise Compaoré is political military and economic...


Truth and reconciliation

The second was that he did not rule out demanding the extradition of deposed President Blaise Compaoré from his Moroccan sanctuary to stand trial for killing Sankara or Captain Henri Zongo and Commandant Jean-Baptiste Boukary Lingani...


Firefighters against an inferno

Searching for a way to sum up ousted the 27-year rule of Burkinabè ex-President Blaise Compaoré as the opposition gathered on the streets in Ouagadougou last week a French political analyst settled for 'un pompier pyromane' a firefighter who is also an arsonist...

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Pressure mounts on Zida

In the immediate aftermath of the overthrow of President Blaise Compaoré last week no one knew who was in charge...


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