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Burkina Faso

System of governmentUnitary semi-presidential republic under a military junta
V-Dem Electoral Democracy Index0.20/1
Head of State (junta leader)Ibrahim Traoré (independent)
Head of Government (PM)Apollinaire Joachim Kyélem de Tambèla (independent)
Parties in GovernmentIndependent

Transitional National Assembly

Parties

Mouvement du Peuple pour le Progrès (MPP)
People’s Movement for Progress

Leader: Alassane Bala Sakandé
Orientation: Centre-left
Ideology: Social democracy, progressivism
Stance towards the junta: Opposition
International affiliation: Socialist International, Progressive Alliance

Union pour le Progrès et le Changement (UPC)
Union for Progress and Reform

Leader: Zéphirin Diabré
Orientation: Liberal
Ideology: Economic liberalism, non-political rhetoric
Stance towards the junta: Mixed
International affiliation: Africa Liberal Network, Liberal International (observer)

Congrès pour la démocratie et le progrès (CDP)
Congress for Democracy and Progress

Leader: Eddie Komboïgo
Orientation: Centre
Ideology: Social-liberalism
Stance towards the junta: Support
International affiliation: N/A

Nouveau Temps pour la Démocratie (NTD)
New Era for Democracy

Leader: Vincent Dabilgou
Orientation: Centre-left
Ideology: Social democracy
Stance towards the junta: Opposition
International affiliation: N/A

Union pour la Renaissance / Mouvement Patriotique Sankariste (UNIR/MPS)
Union for Rebirth / Sankarist Patriotic Movement

Leader: Bénéwendé Stanislas Sankara
Orientation: Left-wing
Ideology: Democratic socialism, African nationalism
Stance towards the junta: Opposition
International affiliation: N/A

Alliance pour la Démocratie et la Fédération – Rassemblement Démocratique Africain (ADF-RDA)
Alliance for Democracy and Federation – African Democratic Rally

Leader: Gilbert Noël Ouédraogo
Orientation: Liberal
Ideology: Economic liberalism
Stance towards the junta: Mixed
International affiliation: Africa Liberal Network, Liberal International