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Trial over murder of ‘Africa’s Che Guevara’ opens in Burkina Faso

The trial of 14 people accused of plotting to assassinate Burkina Faso’s former president Thomas Sankara started on Monday, more than 30 years after...

Remains of ‘Africa’s Che Guevara’ riddled with bullets

An autopsy has shown the remains of Burkina Faso's ex-president Thomas Sankara, a leftist hero known as "Africa's Che Guevara", were riddled...

Burkina Faso exhumes remains of former president in murder probe

Authorities in Burkina Faso began exhuming the remains of former president Thomas Sankara on Monday in a bid to establish responsibility for...


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...