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In solidarity with the people of Burkina Faso Call signed by 30 organizations and 50 individuals (NEWS)

Monday 1 December 2014 by Bruno Jaffr
Sommaire In solidarity with the people of Burkina Faso, In solidarity with the people of Burkina Faso, We – members of social movements, progressive political parties and organizations, personalities, citizens - salute the people of Burkina Faso with respect and admiration. We rejoice (...)


Burkina Faso vows to identify remains of folk hero Sankara (Justice for Thomas Sankara)

Wednesday 26 November 2014 by Bruno Jaffr
Text by FRANCE 24 Latest update : 2014-11-22 Burkina Faso’s new transitional president has promised to open an investigation to identify remains believed to be those of the West African nation’s revolutionary hero Thomas Sankara, who was assassinated more than 27 years ago. (...)


Blaise Compaor shouldn’t escape from justice! (English)

Official communiqu from the international network Justice pour Thomas Sankara, Justice pour l’Afrique
Sunday 2 November 2014 by Bruno Jaffr
The riots of the people in Burkina Faso have swept away Blaise Compaor’s decadent regime. These days of the 30th and 31st of October 2014 became part of the History of a brave people, a mature people, a dignified people, and beyond that, it is also part of the History of Africa and the (...)


Burkina Faso: A Thousand Sankaras Come of Age (ANALYSIS)

Monday 8 September 2014 by Bruno Jaffr
By Brian Peterson published on 15 August 2014 on http://thinkafricapress.com/ In 1987, Blaise Compaor overthrew Sankara and took over the presidency. 27 years later, Sankara’s ghost may be coming back to return the favour. 30 years ago, on 4 August, 1984, the former French colony of (...)


’Africa’s Che Guevara’: Thomas Sankara’s legacy (ANALYSIS)

Friday 15 August 2014 by Bruno Jaffr
30 April 2014 By Alex Duval Smith BBC News, Ouagadougou The late president of Burkina Faso, Thomas Sankara - an icon for many young Africans in the 1980s - remains to some a heroic "African Che Guevara", 27 years after his assassination at the age of 37. Be it through the red beret, worn by (...)


Great African Leaders- Thomas Sankara (English)

Tuesday 15 July 2014 by Bruno Jaffr
PUblished on the March 12, 2014 zimdev There is a Shona proverb that says good people do not live long. This turned out to be true for Burkina Faso’s president Thomas Sankara, a great man whontook great strides to improve the welfare of his people. Few leaders take their (...)


The Heirs of Thomas Sankara’s Revolution (Points of view)

Tuesday 8 July 2014 by Bruno Jaffr
February 28, 2014 AFRICANGLOBE – It is very vital to look at the role that we Africans play in our own liberation, and the role of the “liberal” Western imperialisms in thwarting them. Nobel Prize Winner James Watson made some racist comments, where he alleges that Africa is (...)


Role models for africain capacity for transformation : Thomas Sankara (ANALYSIS)

Sunday 8 June 2014 by Bruno Jaffr
published on December 10, 2013 by preuxeastafrican THIS IS A GREAT BIO WE FOUND ON THE NET THAT COULD INSPIRE EAST AFRICANS. AS YOU READ PLEASE PUT ASIDE THE PROPAGANDA THAT THE ENEMIES HAVE PUMPED INTO OUR HEADS ABOUT OUR HEROES Thomas Sankara was Burkina Faso’s president from August (...)


Thomas Sankara’s case: new denial of justice, mobilisation continues (Justice for Thomas Sankara)

Friday 2 May 2014 by Bruno Jaffr
Sommaire PRESS RELEASE PRESS RELEASE On the 30th of April 2014, the Grand instance court of Ouagadougou has declared itself as having no jurisdiction to order an DNA expertise in order to identify the bodies buried in Dagnoen. We welcome this decision with sadness and disappointment. (...)


Rwanda: Sankara Lives On in His Ideas (Points of view)

Friday 28 March 2014 by Bruno Jaffr
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 how it hardly received any mention in the African media. As they rather too often do, Africans seem to have ceded their voice to outsiders, on (...)


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