Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 11:58:34 GMT
Former President Compaore Charged in Thomas Sankara Murder
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- A military tribunal in Burkina Faso has charged former president Blaise Compaore with complicity in the 1987 assassination of then-president Thomas Sankara,

Sat, 17 Apr 2021 06:37:28 GMT
In Death, Sankara Marches From Victory to Victory
[Vanguard] The first time I saw Blaise Compaoré was at the African Union, AU, Heads of State Summit that held in Addis Ababa in 2013. At that time, at 62, he had been Burkina Faso President for 26 years, but was little respected. He slunk around lik...

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 14:46:49 GMT
A Promising Move Against Impunity
[New Frame] It may have taken 34 years, but the decision to bring the murderers of Thomas Sankara to book is an important warning to assassins and their backers.

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 07:48:06 GMT
Thomas Sankara Murder - Ex-President Compaore, 13 Others Charged
[Cameroon Tribune] The trial is coming up thirty-four years after the assassination of the Burkinabe ex-leader.

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 12:38:29 GMT
1.5 Million Children Are Facing a Nutrition Crisis
[savethechildren_uk] One-third of all children under five are malnourished, warns Save the Children