Burkina Faso Mon, 22 Oct 2018 13:48:02 GMT Thomas Sankara Gets His First Monument in Burkina Faso
[This is Africa] 31 years after his murder, the first stone of the five meter bronze monument to the memory of Capt Thomas Sankara was laid on October 15, 2018 in Ouagadougou. How else should Africans honour and remember their icons, heroes and heroi...Thu, 18 Oct 2018 09:15:28 GMT The Role of Women in West Africa's Violent Extremist Groups
[ISS] Women's involvement in Boko Haram attacks in the Lake Chad Basin is well known. However their role in the activities of the Group for the Support of Islam and Muslims (JNIM), operating across the Sahel, appears to be less direct. What makes the...Mon, 15 Oct 2018 10:44:58 GMT Remembering Thomas Sankara On the 30th Anniversary of His Assassination
[Fahamu] Thomas Isidore Noël Sankara (1949-1987) was assassinated 30 years ago, on 15 October 1987. He was one of the most confident and outspoken anti-imperialist leaders of the late 20th century. Sankara's life and political praxis continue to be ...Thu, 11 Oct 2018 09:46:46 GMT Urgent need to protect girls from FGM and forced marriage
[AI London] · 48 girls suffered medical complications following female genital mutilation last month Wed, 10 Oct 2018 10:48:42 GMT Electricity - Power Line Connects Burkina Faso to Ghana
[Cameroon Tribune] Bilateral cooperation was in the limelight over the weekend in West Africa when Presidents Roch Marc Christian Kaboré of Burkina Faso and Nana Ado Akufo-Addo of Ghana commissioned a power line connecting their two countries.