President Blaise Compaore of Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore is flanked by Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo and Prime Minister Guillaume Soro during a meeting last month in Ouagadougou OUAGADOUGOU: Ivory Coast's main political.
Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore has called on Thabo Mbeki to remain a mediator in power-sharing talks in Zimbabwe despite his ouster from the South African presidency.
Blaise Compaore has been shaken several times, particularly after 1998 and the (still unsolved) murder of Norbert Zongo, which undermined his rule.
But Compaore said in an interview with several members of the press last week that his success in undermining the opposition was due to his social and economic record.
But others believe that after 18 years at the helm, Compaore is sincerely planning on placing the onus on economic development.
President Blaise Compaore is the head of state for Burkina Faso.
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Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore said he wanted the WTO ministerial.
President Compaore said subsidies by the US, the EU.
Burkina Faso's incumbent president Blaise Compaore was re- elected president of the western African desert state.
reported that Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore has apologized to his country.
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Burkina Faso's incumbent President Blaise Compaore has been declared the landslide.
men who have died since President Compaore took power in 1987 had been invited.
social agitation against Compaore has come from the ranks.
These days, President Blaise Compaore is more likely to be seen presiding over talks to end conflicts in neighbouring countries such as Ivory Coast and Togo, or pledging peacekeepers for deployment in the Darfur region of Sudan.
In December 1991, Compaore was elected President, running unopposed after the opposition boycotted the election.
Compaore was re-elected to the presidency for a 5-year term in November 2005.
President Compaore is active in subregional diplomacy in West Africa.
Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore is poised for re-election after Sunday's polls, despite the West African country's enormous problems.
To vote against Blaise Compaore is to vote against God - that is the verdict of a leading businessman in Burkina Faso, one of the world's poorest countries.
As four million voters prepare to vote in the presidential poll, Mr Compaore is poised to win re-election by a massive margin, despite the presence of 12 challengers.
Mr Compaore is also implicated by the UN in the trade of blood diamonds during the brutal civil war in Sierra Leone, as well as an ill-advised relationship with Charles Taylor, the deposed ex-leader of Liberia, now wanted for war crimes.
President George Bush and Burkinabe President Blaise Compaore discussed the political crisis in Zimbabwe and efforts to get more African Union peacekeepers to Darfur.
President Compaore says he and President Bush discussed work toward democracy and stability in Africa, and the urgent need for true rule of law in Zimbabwe.