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Sidya Touré

Date of Birth: 1945


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Turks in troubled waters

Opposition leaders Cellou Dalein Diallo and Sidya Touré likened the deal to 'a car boot sale' and called on Parliament to examine and decide on the contract's validity, something that should have happened before it was signed...


Conté's long shadow

Fofana's was National Investment Director and then Administrator of Grands Projets until 1996, the year Sidya Touré became Prime Minister and vowed to clean up the unaccountable mess Conté's government had become...


Sex, rebels and Paris trips

Diallo is increasingly desperate to rebuild his coalition following the departure of his former ally Sidya Touré, who has joined the government as Special Representative of the President (AC Vol 56 No 22, Condé consolidates as opposition regroups)...

Accompanying Condé along with the omnipresent Naby Youssouf Kiridi Bangoura, Secretary-General to the Presidency with the rank of minister, and Condé's controversial son Mohamed Alpha Condé, Paris marked the first foreign trip for Special Representative for Sidya Touré (AC Vol 55 No 3, Condé's house clearance)...


Electoral test for Condé

The interesting question is twofold: will the electorate reward or punish the country's third-largest party, Union des forces républicaines (UFR), for the move its leader Sidya Touré made from the opposition camp to the government...


Condé strikes out on his own

In the run-up to the presidential election, he fell out with Sidya Touré, a former prime minister and leader of the third main party, Union des forces républicaines (UFR)...


Condé consolidates as opposition regroups

However much the opposition parties complain about how Condé used his position as incumbent and that his officials massaged the voting figures, it seems clear that its leaders, such as Diallo and former Prime Minister Sidya Touré, failed to inspire mass support...

There was a near-collapse of support for Sidya Touré...


Troubled polls favour Condé

Former Prime Minister Sidya Touré’s Union des forces républicaines (UFR) is likely to end up with nine...


Condé drives a hard bargain

This is opposed by the main opposition parties: the Union des forces démocratiques de Guinée, led by Cellou Dalein Diallo, who came second in the presidential poll, and the Union des forces républicaines (UFR) of former Prime Minister Sidya Touré, who came third...


Over the new rainbow

Insiders suggest Condé may offer senior jobs to both Diallo and his ally, another respected former Prime Minister, Sidya Touré...


All to play for

Diallo’s main ally is former Premier Sidya Touré of the Union des forces républicaines, who won 13...

His effective running mate, Sidya Touré (tipped for Premier if their ticket wins), is technocratic and did improve things when he was Premier in the 1990s, so much that the military dismissed him for taking anti-corruption campaigns too seriously...


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