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Commemorating Thomas Sankara (By Farid Omar)
Commemorating Thomas Sankara (By Farid Omar)
Commemorating Thomas Sankara by Farid Omar October 27, 2007 Between 1983 and 1987, Thomas Sankara, Pan African Revolutionary and former President of Burkina Faso, led one of the most people-centered revolutions that Africa has produced in the post


Democratization and peace in Africa (By KLAY KIEH)
Democratization and peace in Africa (By KLAY KIEH)
KLAY KIEH (G.), Democratization and peace in Africa, in: Journal of asian and African Studies, 31, 1996, 1-2, pp. 99-111. Introduction More than three decades ago, Africa was blanketed by a wave of euphoria that was characterized by a sense of rel


Thomas Sankara: A view of the future for Africa and the Third World (Ameth LO October 15th 2005)
Thomas Sankara: A view of the future for Africa and the Third World (Ameth LO October 15th 2005)
Thomas Sankara: A view of the future for Africa and the Third World Thomas Sankara was born on November 21st, 1949 in Yako, Burkina Faso, of a Peuhl father and a More mother, two ethnic groups in Burkina Faso. This small country in the Sahel region,


Insider/Outsider: Journeying Back to South Afrika by Yolisa Dalamba  (GRILA Toronto member)
Insider/Outsider: Journeying Back to South Afrika by Yolisa Dalamba (GRILA Toronto member)
Insider/Outsider: Journeying Back to South Afrika by Yolisa Dalamba GRILA member (Toronto chapter) I am and will probably forever be an insider-outsider. I was born in Africa but forfeited my "authenticity" when my parents left for a life in North


International Women´s day and the African Women´s Struggles (By Ameth LO March 8th, 2002)
International Women´s day and the African Women´s Struggles (By Ameth LO March 8th, 2002)
International Women's day and the African Women's Struggles The main theme for this year's "international Women's day" is "Gender and Poverty". Despite the relevance of such theme, we know for sure that there is a long way to go in addressing the ca


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