The legacies of Thomas Sankara: a revolutionary experience in retrospect

Ernest Harsch Institute of African Studies at Columbia University , New York, USA published in Review of African Political Economy Volume 40, Issue 137, 2013...

Thomas Sankara Memorial, the position of the site thomassankara.net

Press Statement The team of the site, thomassankara.net, has decided to give its opinion on the rehabilitation by the government of the Thomas Sankara Centre...

WHEN THE STARS BEGAN TO SHINE

by Prashad, Vijay* In 1984, President of Burkina Faso Thomas Sankara addressed the United Nations General Assembly. Sankara was perhaps the last ‘Third World’ politician,...

Reflexions : Captain Thomas Sankara, we still mourn you!

BY INGINA Y'IGIHANGA I watched a number of documentaries on Rwanda Television a couple of days ago and my heart is still laden with sorrow....

34 years after Sankara’s assassination, killers finally stand trial

Katie Miernicki October 15, 2021 October 15, 2021 marks 34 years since the assassination of beloved revolutionary leader Thomas Sankara of Burkina Faso. Just in...

Thomas Sankara – interviewing an African legend aged 11

By Becky Branford BBC News One picture brings it all back home to me again: Me, an 11-year-old London school pupil, gazing up smiling into...

“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...