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Burkina Faso

Roch Marc Christian Kaboré

Date of Birth: 25/4/1957
Place of Birth: Ouagadougou


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Weah scores away

The warmth of his reception outweighed those given to Rwanda's President Paul Kagame, who was greeted by hundreds of Brussels's Rwandan expats – both supporters and opponents – while Niger's Mahamadou Issoufou and Burkina Faso's Roch Marc Christian Kaboré went almost unnoticed...


New jihadist alliance strikes

They may serve to warn the current government, which is run by two of Blaise Compaoré's former friends – President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré and Simon Compaoré, now Minister of State at the Presidency – not to take this justice business too far...


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...


Macron woos Ouaga

No information has emerged from bilateral talks Macron held with his Burkinabè counterpart, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, but they are likely to have discussed François's fate, French support for the African G5 anti-terror force and economic aid...


Diallo buried with his secrets

Even in his final political home, co-founded with other once-staunch ancien régime stalwarts Roch Marc Christian Kaboré and security minister Simon Compaoré, the preferred term of address remains 'Camarade' (comrade)...


High Court, high drama

Last October, Public Prosecutor Armand Ouédraogo, leading the prosecution, threw out the high treason charge against Compaoré under pressure from President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré's government, which was feeling heat from Compaoré's Ivorian hosts (AC Vol 58 No 6, More progress, less movement)...


More progress, less movement

Ironically, only a week earlier President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré had rolled out the red carpet for his Ivorian counterpart, N'Guessan's sworn political enemy President Alassane Dramane Ouattara...


Timis's seam of woe

The new government of President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré authorised Tambao operations to begin again last December but nothing happened...


Old guards try new uniforms

Six months into the presidency of Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, frustration is mounting with a government that appears to have no idea how to pull the country out of its post-transition morass...


General's quarters

Zida was appointed by a presidential decree issued by the Council of Ministers on 22 December 2015, a week before President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré's inauguration, when Michel Kafando was Interim President...


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