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President of Burkina Faso


Blaise CompaoreBlaise Compaore

Date of Birth: 3 February 1951
Birth Place: Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Political Party: Congress for Democracy and Progress
Arrival in Power: 15 October 1987
Religion: Roman Catholic
Profession: Politician

Biography:


Blaise Compaore was born in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, in 1951. He is the current President of Burkina Faso, and first came to the post in 1987. Blaise Campaore came through power thanks to a coup against Thomas Sankara, he has been in power ever since. He was elected in an election for the first time in 1991, he was then re-elected in 1998 and 2005.



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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blaise_Compaor%C3%A9

Updated on: December 5, 2011

 

 

Prime Minister of Burkina Faso


Luc-Adolphe Tiao

Date of Birth: 4 June 1954
Birth Place: Tenkodogo, Burkina Faso
Political Party: Congress for Democracy and Progress
Arrival in Power: 18 April 2011
Religion: NA
Profession: NA

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Luc-Adolphe Tiao was born in Tenkodogo, Burkina Faso, in 1954. He is the current Prime Minister of Burkina Faso. Before becoming Prime Minister in 2011, he served as Burkina Faso's ambassador to France.



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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luc-Adolphe_Tiao

Updated on: December 5, 2011

 

 

Former Prime Minister of Burkina Faso


Tertius ZongoTertius Zongo

Date of Birth: 18 May 1957
Birth Place: Koudougou, Burkina Faso
Political Party: Congress for Democracy and Progress
Arrival in Power: 11 June 2007
Religion: NA
Profession: NA

Biography:


Tertius Zongo was born in Koudougou, Burkina Faso, in 1957. He is the current Prime Minister of Burkina Faso and took office in 2007. His education includes a Master's degree in economics. Before becoming prime minister he held several high level posts in the government of Burkina Faso, notably in the finance and economic departments.



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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tertius_Zongo

Updated on: December 5, 2011