Reblogged for International Women's Day
Mots-clés » Thomas Sankara
Whenever anyone points to the troubles facing countries in Africa, it is inevitable that corrupt African heads of state and their cronies will shoulder the blame. 132 mots de plus
(Last in a series based on a visit to West Africa in December and January)
At various locations in Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso, there are monuments to the achievements of the Burkinabè revolution of 1983-87, led by Thomas Sankara, which mobilised the workers and peasants of that country to tackle the problems of economic backwardness and imperialist domination. 2 263 mots de plus
Notes from a visit to West Africa in January 2015. Fourth article in a series.
In the savannah regions of northern Ghana, Togo, and Benin, and southern Burkina Faso, most of the rural toilers we saw were engaged in small-scale, semi-subsistence cultivation of cereal crops. 1 579 mots de plus
Our women must not pull back in the face of the many different aspects of their struggle, which leads them to courageously and proudly take full charge of their own lives and discover the happiness of being themselves, not the domesticated female of the male. 276 mots de plus