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Burkina Faso

Simon Compaoré

Date of Birth: 19 September 1952
Place of Birth: Ouagadougou


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The warning from Ouagadougou

Leading members of the ruling Congrès pour la démocratie et le progrès (CDP) such as former party chief and ex-Chairman of the Assemblée Nationale, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré and former mayor of Ouagadougou, Simon Compaoré, had peeled off and formed a new party, Mouvement du peuple pour le progrès (MMP)...


Tight spot for Blaise

Led by former CDP leaders Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, Salif Diallo and Simon Compaoré, the party is building up a strong national following...


Blaise wants compromise

Roch Marc Christian Kaboré is the President of the new Mouvement du peuple pour le progrès (MPP) with Salif Diallo and Simon Compaoré as first and second Vice-Presidents (AC Vol 55 No 2, Rising up against Compaoré)...


Rising up against Compaoré

Salif Diallo, the former Agriculture Minister and a founder member of the Congrès pour la démocratie et le progrès, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, CDP Chairman until March 2012 and National Assembly President, and Simon Compaoré (no relation), Mayor of Ouagadougou until January 2012, issued a joint statement on 4 January taking issue with Compaoré’s 11 December declaration on term limits...


Whodunit?

That may be wishful thinking; Kaboré is the CDP's new Secretary General, replacing the robust and super-rich mayor of Ouagadougou, Simon Compaoré, who is not well liked by either Burkinabè or Western diplomats...


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