The speech he would have given on October 15, 1987

This speech was translated from French for Pambazuka News by Jeff Wilson. INTRODUCTION The speech was found by the journalist Denis de Montgolfier (see the summary...
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Thomas Sankara meets George Faisans

A few weeks ago, I posted some thoughts and photos from the New Afrika Shrine nightclub in Lagos. One of those pictures featured...

Thomas Sankara’s speaches (video)

It’s also well worth your time watching Sankara’s famous speech “Against Debt”: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DfzoToJEnu8?fs=1&hl=fr_FR&w=480&h=385] Finally, here’s his unforgettable speech in Harlem, New York: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ulD0_JfdEUc?fs=1&hl=fr_FR&w=480&h=385]

National Anthem

Against the humiliating bondage of a thousand years Rapacity came from afar to subjugate them for a hundred years. Against the cynical malice in the shape Of...

Book Review: When Everything Has Fallen by Nathalia Zongo

By EMM http://www.blogcritics.org On October 15, 1987 a military coup d'état took place in Burkina Faso, and the president Thomas Sankara was assassinated. Sankara himself had...
Visite du président Thomas Sankara en Union soviétique

The Distinguished Guest (Thomas Sankara) from Burkina Faso in the USSR. (1986)

https://www.net-film.ru/film-9298/ Producer CSDF (RCSDF) Director: Artseulov O. Operators: Gorbatskiy V., Lovkov V. Anouncers: Zozulin V. Text writers: Korneshov L. Annotation In the Soviet Union came Chairman of the National Council of...
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