Thomas Sankara and the Assassination of Africa’s Memory

Thomas Sankara was Burkina Faso’s president from  August 1983 until his assassination on October 15, 1987. Perhaps, more than any other African president in living memory, Thomas Sankara, in four years, transformed Burkina Faso from a poor country, dependent on aid, to an economically independent and socially progressive nation. Thomas Sankara began by purging the deeply … Continue reading Thomas Sankara and the Assassination of Africa’s Memory