Thursday, February 27, 2020

The unsolved assassination of Thomas Sankara, Africa’s finest revolutionary killed at age 37

One can never overestimate the fact that Thomas Sankara was one of Africa’s greatest ever revolutionaries and thinkers. Though his time in power as...

Blast kills soldiers in Burkina Faso

Eight soldiers have been killed in an explosion in north-western Burkina Faso, President Roch Marc Christian Kabore has said, AFP news agency reports. "I have...

Burkina Faso abolishes the death penalty

Burkina Faso's parliament has adopted a new penal code which abolishes the death penalty. Justice Minister Rene Bagoro said the revised documents would clear the...

China,Burkina Faso resume diplomatic ties

China and Burkina Faso formally established diplomatic relations on Saturday, after the West African nation severed ties with self-ruled Taiwan, in another victory for...

From fat-shamed boy to World’s Strongest Man contender

Cheick Ahmed al-Hassan Sanou was always overweight, but he didn't know how strong he was until he threw one of his tormentors across a...

Burkina Faso recalls ambassador to Libya over “slave markets” report

Burkina Faso’s foreign minister said on Monday it had recalled its ambassador to Libya over a report that black African migrants were being auctioned...

Burkina Faso protests against South Africa v Senegal replay

The Burkina Faso Football Federation (FBF) has appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) over the replaying of a World Cup tie. Fifa...

Thomas Sankara’s Legacy: Feats He Achieved in Just 4 Years as President of Burkina...

Thomas Sankara was a man ahead of his own time. He was a forward thinking leader and no wonder his ideas seem even more...

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Cause of Cde Mugabe’s death revealed

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President Museveni on USA sanctions against Gen Kale Kayihura

  Before I comment on the action of the USA Government in the matter of Kale, I should, first of all, say that, that excitement...