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Burkina Faso

Salif Diallo

Date of Birth: 9 May 1957
Died: 19 August 2017


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Splits and fusions

Since the death of its grand political organiser and manipulator, Salif Diallo, the MPP has been in trouble (AC Vol 58 No 17, Diallo buried with his secrets)...


Diallo buried with his secrets

Salif Diallo, a consummate political operator who reinvented himself for the post-Compaoré age, died unexpectedly at the age on 60 on 19 August in Paris...


Old guards try new uniforms

Many concluded that Burkina's ancien régime still exercised influence, especially as it came only a week after the Minister of Territorial Administration and Security, Simon Compaoré, the National Assembly President, Salif Diallo, and Foreign Minister Alpha Barry, a former journalist, met Ouattara in Abidjan to discuss economic cooperation...

This upsets the victims' immediate families and the public at large, but not Roch Kaboré, Salif Diallo and Simon Compaoré, founders and leaders of the MPP...


Blaise the Ivorian

The MPP leaders – President Kaboré, National Assembly President Salif Diallo and Interior and Security Minister Simon Compaoré (no relation) – were key figures for 26 of Blaise Compaoré's 27 years in power and have good reason to keep revelations about his past activities to a minimum (AC Vol 56 No 24, Vive la différence)...


Blaming Blaise

Pingrénoma Zagré and the new National Assembly President, Salif Diallo, to manage his government's response...


Soro has phone trouble

There are also discussions about getting rid of Salif Diallo, the former ruling party stalwart who is now a key member of President-elect Roch Marc Christian Kaboré's Mouvement du peuple pour le progrès, and Chérif Moumina Sy, chairman of the transitional Parliament (AC Vol 56 No 24, Vive la différence and Vol 55 No 24, Truth and reconciliation)...


Vive la différence

He and two other close allies of Compaoré – Salif Diallo and Simon Compaoré, former Mayor of Ouagadougou – then set up the Mouvement du peuple pour le progrès (AC Vol 55 No 2, Rising up against Compaoré)...


Between street and barracks

Kaboré and his two lieutenants, former CDP Vice-President Salif Diallo and the longest serving Mayor of Ouagadougou, Simon Compaoré, now form the triumvirate at the helm of the MPP...


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