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World Burkina: The opponent Zéphirin Diabré recognizes his defeat against Roch Kaboré

01:15  28 november  2020
01:15  28 november  2020 Source:   france24.com

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BURKINA-ELECTION: Burkina: The opponent Zéphirin Diabré recognizes his defeat against Roch Kaboré

BURKINA: L'OPPOSANT ZÉPHIRIN DIABRÉ RECONNAÎT SA DÉFAITE FACE À ROCH KABORÉ © Reuters / Anne Mimault BURKINA: THE OPPONENT ZÉPHIRIN DIABRÉ RECOGNIZED HIS DEFEAT FROM ROCH KABORÉ

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - The main opposition candidate in Burkina Faso on Friday evening admitted his defeat to President Roch Kaboré, declared the winner in the first round of the election last Sunday, with nearly 58% of the vote.

Zéphirin Diabré, former Minister of Finance and candidate of the Union for Progress and Change (UPC), met the outgoing president on Friday evening to send him his congratulations, the latter reported.

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Burkina Faso's main opposition leader Zephirin Diabre on Saturday promised "real change" in the Diabre -- a veteran politician -- came second with almost 30 percent of the vote. Kabore has put himself up for re-election after five years of jihadist insurgency in the West African nation, despite

Zéphirin Diabré (born 26 August 1959) is a Burkinabé politician. He served in the Government of Burkina Faso as Minister of Finance from 1994 to 1996. Diabré is an economist by training and holds a doctorate in management sciences from the Faculty of Economics and Management


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"I salute his approach which is in line with the republican spirit of our political class, and testifies to the maturity of our democracy, "he adds on his Twitter account.

The announcement was confirmed by a spokesperson for Zéphirin Diabré.

Some observers of Burkinabè political life anticipated a tighter ballot, the first term of office of Roch Kaboré having been marked by the resurgence of ethnic violence and by the spread of Islamist insurgencies which now concern a large part of South Africa. Where is.

(Thiam Ndiaga; French version Nicolas Delame and Henri-Pierre André)

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