This week I am reviewing Dr. Ernest Harsch’s book, Thomas Sankara – An African Revolutionary (Ohio University Press, October 2014). It is the first English-language book to tell the story of the late President Sankara’s short life (1949-1987). 536 mots de plus
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Notes from a visit to West Africa, December 2014 to January 2015. Second in a series of six articles
Koussoukoingou, Benin, January 5: Everywhere we went in the dry northern regions of Ghana, Togo, and Benin, we would see small grass fires burning, out of anyone’s supervision or control. 1 221 mots de plus
VIEWERS CORNER REMEMBERS AND HONOUR THESE THREE GREAT MEN ( LATE NELSON MANDELA, LATE MAJOR GENERAL TUNDE IDIAGBON AND LATE THOMAS SANKARA).
18th, July 1918 – 5th, December 2013.
Nelson Mandela was an icon and a great man that fought for humanity. Even after his death he still remains a house hold name. 308 mots de plus
In 2010, many African countries, including Burkina Faso celebrated 50 years of independence. After five decades of independence these countries made a lot of progress on the socio-economic and political grounds, but they also registered numbers of important failures. 3 500 mots de plus
65 years ago you were born,
Born into a country under colonial rule,
Your childhood formed your beliefs,
Your youth led you the way.
You were there when Independence came to Burkina Faso, 265 mots de plus