11 Notable alumni of
University of Ouagadougou

The University of Ouagadougou is 2632nd in the world, 64th in Africa, and 1st in Burkina Faso by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 11 notable alumni from the University of Ouagadougou sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Hamed Bakayoko

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    Hamed Bakayoko
    Born in
    Ivory Coast Flag Ivory Coast
    Years
    1965-2021 (aged 56)
    Occupations
    politicianjournalist
    Biography

    Hamed Bakayoko was an Ivorian politician who served as Prime Minister of Côte d'Ivoire from 8 July 2020 until his death on 10 March 2021. He had previously served as the country's Minister of New Technologies, Information and Communication, Minister of the Interior and Minister of Defense.

  2. Paul Kaba Thieba

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    Paul Kaba Thieba
    Born in
    Burkina Faso Flag Burkina Faso
    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    politicianeconomist
    Biography

    Paul Kaba Thieba is a Burkinabé economist and politician who was appointed and served as Prime Minister of Burkina Faso from 6 January 2016 to 19 January 2019. Thieba was appointed by President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré on 6 January 2016, shortly after Kaboré took office. Previously he worked at the Central Bank of West African States and the West African Monetary Union.

  3. Salif Diallo

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    Salif Diallo
    Born in
    Burkina Faso Flag Burkina Faso
    Years
    1957-2017 (aged 60)
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Salif Diallo was a Burkinabé politician who was President of the National Assembly of Burkina Faso from 2015 to 2017. He was a key associate of President Blaise Compaoré from the 1980s to the 2000s, serving in various posts during that period, including as Director of the Cabinet of the President from 1987 to 1989, Minister of Environment and Water from 1995 to 1999, and Minister of Agriculture from 2000 to 2008. He was appointed as Burkina Faso's Ambassador to Austria later in 2008. He also served as Vice-President of the Congress for Democracy and Progress, the ruling party.

  4. Pierre Habumuremyi

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    Pierre Habumuremyi
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Pierre-Damien Habumuremyi is a Rwandan politician who served as Prime Minister of Rwanda from 7 October 2011 until 24 July 2014. He previously served as Minister of Education from May 2011 to October 2011.

  5. Paramanga Ernest Yonli

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    Paramanga Ernest Yonli
    Born in
    Burkina Faso Flag Burkina Faso
    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Paramanga Ernest Yonli also known as Ernest Paramanga Yonli, is a Burkinabé politician. He was Prime Minister from 6 November 2000 to 3 June 2007 and then President of the Economic and Social Council of Burkina Faso until March 2015.

  6. Monique Ilboudo

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    Monique Ilboudo
    Born in
    Burkina Faso Flag Burkina Faso
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    lawyerwriterpoliticianhuman rights activist
    Biography

    Monique Ilboudo is an author and human rights activist from Burkina Faso. As of 2012 she was Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Burkina Faso to the Nordic and Baltic countries.

  7. Alpha Barry

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    Alpha Barry
    Born in
    Ivory Coast Flag Ivory Coast
    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    politicianjournalist
    Biography

    Alpha Barry is a Burkinabé politician and journalist. He is the Minister of Foreign Affairs since 12 January 2016.

  8. Clément Sawadogo

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    Clément Sawadogo
    Born in
    Burkina Faso Flag Burkina Faso
    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    politicianeconomist
    Biography

    Clément Pengwendé Sawadogo is a Burkinabé politician who has served in the government of Burkina Faso as Minister of the Civil Service, Labour and Social Security since 2016. He is a member of the People's Movement for Progress.

  9. Marie Françoise Ouedraogo

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    Marie Françoise Ouedraogo
    Born in
    Burkina Faso Flag Burkina Faso
    Years
    1967-.. (age 54)
    Enrolled in the University of Ouagadougou
    In 1999 graduated with doctorate
    Occupations
    mathematicianuniversity teacherpolitician
    Biography

    Marie Françoise Ouedraogo is a Burkinabé mathematician. She has previously served in government as permanent secretary of the national policy of good governance.

  10. Filippe Savadogo

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    Filippe Savadogo
    Born in
    Burkina Faso Flag Burkina Faso
    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Filippe Savadogo is a Burkinabe film critic and politician. Between 2007 and 2011, he was the Minister of Culture, Tourism and Communication for Burkina Faso. He has also served as ambassador of his country to many European countries including France. He is presently a permanent observer to the United Nations. Since 2014, he has been a member of the jury board at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.

  11. Patricia Zoundi Yao

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    Patricia Zoundi Yao
    Born in
    Ivory Coast Flag Ivory Coast
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    social entrepreneur
    Biography

    Patricia Zoundi Yao is a well-known social entrepreneur in Côte d'Ivoire. She is the founder of several companies, including Quickcash (fintech) and Canaan Land (agribusiness). Her determination and leadership was recognized by UNCTAD in September 2019 when she was one of seven "eTrade for Women Advocates".