Who is Thomas Sankara? African Che Guevara

Feb 2019
30
Nigeria
Thomas Sankara was the former president of Burkina Faso (1983-1987), he is one of Africans leaders that should be remembered for being a strong advocate of Pan Africanism and a revolutionary leader. He is seen as a charismatic leader and sometimes referred to as “African’s Che Guevara.”

Thomas Sankara was brought to power in 1983 when a group of revolutionaries seized power in a popularly- supported coup. At the age of 33, Thomas Sankara became the President of Upper Volta (Burkina Faso). He carried out a lot of economic, social, and political reforms in the country. He single-handedly proved that an Africa country can be self-sufficient and self-reliant. He remained the country to Burkina Faso, which means "Land of Upright Man or Land of incorruptible people," which is a reflection of the culture he was promoting among his people.

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Tulius

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May 2016
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Portugal
Thomas Sankara was the former president of Burkina Faso (1983-1987), he is one of Africans leaders that should be remembered for being a strong advocate of Pan Africanism and a revolutionary leader. He is seen as a charismatic leader and sometimes referred to as “African’s Che Guevara.”

Thomas Sankara was brought to power in 1983 when a group of revolutionaries seized power in a popularly- supported coup. At the age of 33, Thomas Sankara became the President of Upper Volta (Burkina Faso). He carried out a lot of economic, social, and political reforms in the country. He single-handedly proved that an Africa country can be self-sufficient and self-reliant. He remained the country to Burkina Faso, which means "Land of Upright Man or Land of incorruptible people," which is a reflection of the culture he was promoting among his people.

Complete he article @https://www.historicalville.com/2019/09/who-is-thomas-sankara-africas-che.html?m=1
Your page seems taken mostly from the Wikipedia, but shoudn't you also write about this:

Thomas Sankara - Wikipedia?
 

martin76

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Dec 2014
6,688
Spain
I think African "Che Guevara" would have been Idi Amin Dada... main difference was Che Guevara was a very rich family kid and Idi Amin poorest than a donkey.
 
May 2017
1,192
France
Sankara,the paratrooper,the heroe of the war against Mali,was considered by Mitterrand as too much marxist, revolutionar and anticolonialist.Enemy of the "panafrican political of France", Sankara considered that France wanted the more slow development of Africa,and provoked Mitterrand with our problems in New Caledonia.In 1987,the secret services were in relations with Blaise Kompaore,who wanted to play his personal card.
 
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