When Sankara, along with his colleagues took power on August 4, 1983, there was great doubt within the Council of the Revolution as to what type of attitude would meet the new regime. 913 mots de plus
Mots-clés » Thomas Sankara
By David Michael Newstead.
Ernest Harsch’s latest book is a political history of Burkina Faso from the colonial era up to the present. It’s marked by dramatic events and missed opportunities that could serve as a microcosm for a story replicated across Africa. 2 171 mots de plus
Thomas Sankara speech at the United Nations General Assembly on October 4th, 1984:
« I speak on behalf of the millions of human beings who are in ghettos because they have black skin or because they come from different cultures, and who enjoy status barely above that of an animal. 1 075 mots de plus