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Burkina Faso

Blaise Compaoré

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


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    Vol 54 No 1 |
  • MALI

Talk first, fight later

So far, talks brokered by Burkina’s President Blaise Compaoré suggest that the mainly Malian Tuareg rebel groups – the nationalist Mouvement national pour la libération de l’Azawad and the Islamist Ansar Eddine, led by veteran Tuareg politician Iyad ag Ghali – may be willing to seek a political settlement with Bamako...


    Vol 53 No 20 |
  • MALI

Come if you must

SADI has been scathing about Burkina Faso’s President Blaise Compaoré and his Foreign Minister, Djibril Bassolé, whom they see as pro-Tuareg and insufficiently respectful of Mali’s sovereignty...


    Vol 53 No 18 |
  • MALI

Sidelining Blaise

It is increasingly wary of the personal motives of the Ecowas regional mediator, Burkina Faso’s President Blaise Compaoré...


    Vol 53 No 17 |
  • MALI

Intervention plan revealed

One thing on which Ecowas and the AU do see eye-to-eye is the regional mediator, Burkinabè President Blaise Compaoré...


The officers’ mess

Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaoré, the official mediator, has been dealing with Iyad ag Ghali's Ansar Eddine, while contacts with the Mouvement pour l'unicité et le jihad en Afrique de l'Ouest (MUJAO) are handled by President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria, whom Ouattara values highly as a regional partner...


A diplomatic coup in Addis

Of his cheerleaders, only three presidents – Gabon’s Ali Ben Bongo, Côte d’Ivoire’s Alassane Dramane Ouattara and Burkina Faso’s Blaise Compaoré – helped at the conference...


Warning to future Taylors

and Compaoré The role of Burkina Faso’s President Blaise Compaoré in supporting Taylor and the RUF is documented in the trial judgement on Taylor but he has not been indicted or even called as a witness...


    Vol 53 No 10 |
  • MALI

No go Sanogo

At talks on 4 May in Ouagadougou between a delegation from the junta, the Comité national pour le redressement de la démocratie et la restauration de l’état, and the Ecowas mediator, Burkina Faso’s President Blaise Compaoré, a joint communiqué promised further discussion...


Jobs for the boys

The quarrel between Presidents Blaise Compaoré of Burkina Faso and Thomas Yayi Boni of Benin over the Economic Community of West African States is symptomatic of an organisation in need of reform...


Ma’s labours lost

He challenged President Blaise Compaoré to a press-up contest in Burkina Faso and took penalty kicks in Gambia against President Yahya Jammeh and his cabinet...


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