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What is the legacy of Thomas Sankara, 34 years after his assassination?

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Oct 14, 2021

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On October 15, 1987, Thomas Sankara, President of Burkina Faso, and twelve of his companions were assassinated by a commando at the Council of the Entente in Ouagadougou. Thirty-four years after this tragic event which deeply marked the country, what remains of the legacy of Thomas Sankara, father of the Burkinabè revolution and Pan-Africanist icon?