“24 years since the assassination of Sankara” from Guy Marius Sagna

On Friday, October 28th, 2011 Guy Marius Sagna It is almost a quarter of a century since Thomas Sankara disappeared. In the pantheon of the brave...

African Revolutionaries: remembering Maurice Bishop and Thomas Sankara

This week marks the anniversary of the assassinations of two black revolutionaries, Maurice Bishop on 19 October 1983 and Thomas Sankara on 15 October...

More young people in SA should be inspired by Sankara

Andile Mngxitama 18 oct. 2011 ON OCTOBER 15 1987 Thomas Sankara and his comrades were assassinated. That day the black world...

Parallelisms: Sankara, the hero who defied his creditors

by Leonidas Oikonomakis on February 16, 2012 To Eduardo Galeano It happened in 1987. The Organization of African Unity assembled in Addis Abbeba, Ethiopia, in the last...

Sankara, Amnesty, Justice and the Niger Delta’s Destiny

Dear Peoples of the Niger Delta, “We must dare to invent the future…while revolutionaries as individuals can be murdered, you cannot kill ideas” -Thomas Sankara When...

Thomas Sankara: betrayed but always remembered

No other African leader, and very few leaders in the rest of the world, brought so much radical change and were so revolutionary as...

Matyrdom of Thomas Sankara

Twenty two years ago one of the greatest leaders Africa has seen was brutally assassinated. Thomas Sankara, a charismatic military leader in the West...

The Heirs of Thomas Sankara’s Revolution

February 28, 2014 AFRICANGLOBE – It is very vital to look at the role that we Africans play in our own liberation, and the role...

Rwanda: Sankara Lives On in His Ideas

By Pan Butamire, 18 October 2013 The commemoration of Sankara's death seems to have elicited little interest in Africa, if one is to go by...

Sankara: Our own Che-December 21, 1949 – October 15, 1987

June 5, 2012 By Olajide Jatto It’s no secret to say the word ‘hero’ is very much over used in the society we live in...
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