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Sidya Touré

Date of Birth: 1945


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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...


A second, tougher round

Less than two days after the first round, the Commission électorale nationale indépendante (CENI) had tallied about half the votes cast, and word was filtering out that Diallo and Sidya Touré were in the lead, a surprising result...


Minister Thiam covers his bases

Ismaël Diakité, a senior official at Rio Tinto and a former supporter of opposionist Alpha Condé, is known to have voted for Sidya Touré but he could switch his support back in the second round...


High-stakes election

With Malinké and Peuhl both convinced they will win, there is little appeal in the ‘calls for clarity’ from Sidya Touré...

Most onlookers agree that, if Sidya Touré could make it to the second round of voting, he would surely win...

Sidya Touré’s political rivals respect him...


Votes and the mining houses

Coming up on their flank is Sidya Touré of the Union des Forces Républicaines (UFR)...

The UFR seems to be gathering strength under former Premier Sidya Touré (1996-99)...

The kingmaker, if Dalein and Alpha Condé face a second round, could be Sidya Touré...


Democratic moves after the exit of Dadis

The contenders already lining up include François Lounceny Fall of the Front Uni pour la Démocratie et le Changement, Cellou Dalein Diallo of the Union des Forces Démocratiques de Guinée, Alpha Condé of the Rassemblement du Peuple de Guinée and Sidya Touré of the Union des Forces Républicaines...


Building an improbable railway

The three front-runners – the Union des Forces Démocratiques de Guinée’s Cellou Dalein Diallo, the Rassemblement du Peuple de Guinée’s Alpha Condé and the Union des Forces Républicaines’ Sidya Touré – have pledged to review all the mining contracts negotiated under Guinea’s succession of military juntas...


Soldiers out of their depth

By far the best qualified is ex-Premier Sidya Touré but his Diakhanke people form less than 2% of the population...


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