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biography of Thomas Sankara
African History

Thomas Sankara, the ‘African Che Guevara’ Who Tried to Save Burkina Faso from French Imperialism

Thomas Sankara, the ‘African Che Guevara’ Who Tried to Save Burkina Faso from French Imperialism After a successful coup against a corrupt government in Burkina Faso in 1983, Thomas Sankara was nicknamed "Che Guevara in Africa."   Sankara, formerly known...