Burkina Faso: Echoes of a Revolution Past

Ernest HarschErnest Harsch discusses the enduring appeal and influence of the revered revolutionary leader, Thomas Sankara.There is probably no time when people are more...

Burkina Faso: A Thousand Sankaras Come of Age

In 1987, Blaise Compaoré overthrew Sankara and took over the presidency. 27 years later, Sankara's ghost may be coming back to return the favour.30...

The legacies of Thomas Sankara: a revolutionary experience in retrospect

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

Thomas Sankara and the new Africa renaissance

Agun Mod2013-10-24 http://www.pambazuka.org/en/issue/651Like Nkrumah of Ghana and Nyerere of Tanzania, Sankara sought to restore dignity and honour to his country and to imbue the...

A Sankarist Response to Homophobia

Amber MurreyPublished in Pambazuka News 651 : SPECIAL ISSUE : Thomas Sankara and inventing Africa’s future : 26 years later 2013-10-25 http://www.pambazuka.org/en/issue/651The political ideology...

Sankara: A hero for Africa’s young people

Bruno Jaffre translated from French for Pambazuka News by Lorraine Thompson.Published in Pambazuka News 651 : SPECIAL ISSUE : Thomas Sankara and inventing Africa’s...

Thomas Sankara: an endogenous approach to development

Demba Moussa DembéléPublished in Pambazuka News 651 : SPECIAL ISSUE : Thomas Sankara and inventing Africa’s future : 26 years later 2013-10-25It has been...

26 years after Thomas Sankara: A graveside reflection

Chika EzeanyaPublished in Pambazuka News 651 : SPECIAL ISSUE : Thomas Sankara and inventing Africa’s future : 26 years later 2013-10-25Instead of a bust,...

Revisiting Thomas Sankara, 26 years later

Ama BineyPublished in Pambazuka News 651 : SPECIAL ISSUE : Thomas Sankara and inventing Africa’s future : 26 years later 2013-10-24Twenty-six years after the...

26 Years ago, Thomas Sankara was assassinated. Circumstances yet to be clarified … But...

by Bruno JaffréOctober 14, 2013 | translation Alain Blaise NgonoThe violent murder of Thomas Sankara is commensurate with the relentlessness of his killers...
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