“Debt is a cleverly managed reconquest of Africa” – Thomas Sankara by Paula Akugizibwe

City Life - Monday, July 23 Thomas Sankara, former leader of Burkina Faso, was the apparent opposite of everything we are often told...

Thomas Sankara: an African leader with a message for Europe

Nick Dearden On the 25th anniversary of Sankara's assassination, Nick Dearden argues we need to remember him to challenge dominant views of Africa and...
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The revolution and the emancipation of women A Reflection on Sankara’s Speech, 25 Years...

Amber Murrey 2012-06-20, Issue 590 http://pambazuka.org/en/category/features/83074 The life and work of Thomas Sankara can be taken as a reminder of both the power and potential for...

Thomas Sankara : The Lion King

Captain Thomas Isidore Noël Sankara (December 21, 1949 – October 15, 1987) was the leader of Burkina Faso (formerly known as Upper Volta) from...

‘We are heirs of the world’s revolutions’ : Lessons from Thomas Sankara by Akinyemi...

Thomas Sankara ‘We are heirs of the world’s revolutions’ :Lessons from Thomas Sankara, (December 21, 1949 – October 15, 1987) the leader of Burkina...

A Grisly Assassination That Will Not Stay Buried

By HOWARD W. FRENCH Published: Monday, March 10, 1997 Almost every day, at least a handful of visitors still come to pay their...

Thomas Sankara Former Leader of Burkina Faso

by Désiré-Joseph Katihabwa Sunday, 3 May 2009 Captain Thomas Isidore Noël Sankara (December 21, 1949 – October 15, 1987) was the leader of Burkina Faso (formerly...

Who killed the lion king?

There is actually no murder mystery: When Thomas Sankara was killed after four years as President of Burkina Faso, it was at the orders...

“Burkina Faso: Thomas Sankara 20 years later: a tribute to integrity” by Demba Moussa...

Burkina Faso: Thomas Sankara 20 years later: a tribute to integrity   Demba Moussa Dembélé (translation Gwendolyn Schulman)   Summary & Comment: Thomas Sankara understood before others that...

Burkina Faso: Who really killed Thomas Sankara?

Burkina Faso: Who really killed Thomas Sankara?   Carina Ray 15 January 2008     In January 2008, after much delay, the trial of former Liberian president, Charles Ghankay Taylor,...
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