The guilty verdict on Blaise Compaoré should be celebrated as a landmark victory for democracy and peoples’ movements in Africa.
On 6 April 2022, Burkina Faso's former leader Blaise Compaoré was found guilty and sentenced to life in prison for the 1987 murder of Thomas Sankara....
A Ouagadougou court has sentenced former Burkinabe president Blaise Compaoré to life imprisonment for the murder of his comrade, Thomas Sankara, assassinated on 15 October 1987.
Diébédo Francis Kéré has become the first African and the first black person to be awarded architecture’s highest international honour, the 2022 Pritzker Architecture Prize.
Poor electoral outcomes would hurt democratic transitions in a region suffering a spate of coups.