Burkina Faso’s Blaise Compaoré charged by court for the death of Thomas Sankara

Former President of Burkina Faso, Blaise Compaoré, has been dragged before court to face charges regarding the infamous assassination of his predecessor and former Pan-African leader, Thomas Sankara during the 1987 coup which saw him take over power. Sankara who shot to fame following his anti-corruption campaigns, women rights advocacy, the rejection of aid from […]