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Sidya Touré

Date of Birth: 1945


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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...


Toumba on the run

The capable Sidya Touré is ruled out because he is from the minority Diakhanké people...


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...


Gunning down democracy

Assaulted oppositionists included ex-Prime Minister Cellou Dalein Diallo (Union des Forces Républicaines de Guinée) Sidya Touré (Union de Forces Républicaines) François Lonseny Fall (Front Uni pour le Développement et le Changement) and ex-Information Minister Aboubacar Sylla (Union des Forces du Changement)...


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