October 15, 1987: President Thomas Sankara Assassinated

Serving as President of Burkina Faso between 1983 and 1987, Thomas Sankara was a number of things in his 37 years on Earth. He came to power in 1983 following a coup against President of Upper Volta, Jean-Baptiste Ouedraogo. His end would also come as the result of a coup 30 years ago. On one […]

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