podcast The trial for the assassination of the previous President of Burkina Faso Thomas Sankara started on October 25. “World Africa” reporter Pierre Lepidi returns on this podcast concerning the extraordinary profession of the revolutionary president, who died in 1987 after 4 years as head of state.
On Monday, October 25, after a two-week postponement, the trial of 14 folks accused of collaborating within the assassination of Burkina Faso’s President Thomas Sankara (1983-1987) started. 34 years after his loss of life, Burkina Faso has not forgotten the legendary and upright captain, nor has he forgotten the formidable initiatives he initiated in his nation, particularly to realize meals self-sufficiency in simply 4 years.
Who ordered the assassination of Thomas Sankara? His comrade Bryce Compaore took energy instantly after his loss of life and dominated Burkina Faso with an iron fist for 27 years? France is especially aggravated by Sankara’s freedom of speech. Did she play a task on this assassination?
Pierre Lepidi is a reporter for World Africa. On this episode of the podcast “L’Heure du Monde”, he defined why Thomas Sankara is the idol of African youth in search of function fashions and justice.
An episode produced by Cyrielle Bedu, directed by Amandine Robillard, and hosted by Morgane Tual. Music credit: Black need, Executed by Youssoupha and Employees Benda Bilili, composed by E. Bintz.