Ousted Burkina Faso President, Blaise Compaore Charged in Thomas Sankara Killing

[Leftist reformer Sankara was murdered by a coup backed by the French imperialists. Another example of how imperialism works against any African leader who stands up for his people. -NP] Ousted Burkina Faso President, Blaise Compaore Charged in Thomas Sankara Killing (http://www.africacradle.com/) Ouagadougou (ACN) – Burkina Faso has issued an international warrant for ousted leader... Continue Reading →

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Spirit of ‘Africa’s Che Guevara’ found in Burkina Faso uprising

[We don't expect much out of this uprising, but this is an interesting history article. -NP] October 31, 2014 8:30AM ET by Kingsley Kobo (AlJeezera) OUGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - In the early hours of a night in 1987, one of Africa’s youngest leaders, Thomas Sankara, was murdered and quietly and quickly buried in a shallow grave.... Continue Reading →

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