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Former Burkina Faso leader Compaore charged in predecessor Sankara’s murder

A Burkina Faso court charged former President Blaise Compaore in absentia on Tuesday in connection with the 1987 murder of then-President Thomas Sankara, one...

Way open for Compaore extradition to Burkina Faso

France’s highest court paved the way for the extradition to Burkina Faso of ex-Burkinabe president Blaise Compaore’s brother when it rejected Francois Compaore’s appeal. Police...

French court approves extradition of brother of ex-Burkina Faso president

A Paris court of appeal approved an extradition request by Burkina Faso's government for the brother of ex-Burkinabe president Blaise Compaore, a...

Brother of ex-Burkina president released

An appeals court in Paris released the younger brother of former Burkina Faso president Blaise Compaore, a day after he was taken...


SANDF missing the communication target

Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...