Paul Kaba Thieba

Burkinabé politician and economist

Paul Kaba Thieba (born 28 July 1959) is a Burkinabe economist. He was the Prime Minister of Burkina Faso from 2016 to 2019. Thieba was appointed by President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré on 6 January 2016.[1][2]

Paul Kaba Thieba
Prime Minister of Burkina Faso
In office
13 January 2016 – 19 January 2019
PresidentRoch Marc Christian Kaboré
Preceded byYacouba Isaac Zida
Succeeded byChristophe Joseph Marie Dabiré
Personal details
Born (1959-07-28) 28 July 1959 (age 64)
Bobo-Dioulasso, Upper Volta
(now Burkina Faso)
Alma materUniversity of Ouagadougou
Paris Descartes University
Pierre Mendès-France


  1. Benjamin Roger (7 January 2016). "Ce qu'il faut savoir de Paul Kaba Thieba, le nouveau Premier ministre burkinabè". Jeune Afrique. (in French).
  2. "Burkina Faso: Paul Kaba Thieba nommé au poste de Premier ministre". Radio France Internationale. 7 January 2016. (in French).