Thomas Sankara – he who taught us power can be used to serve the people, not politicians

Photo credit: Koulouba.com By Andile Mngxitama We shall one day tell the story of how we brought Thomas Sankara to the EFF and how they erased him from their founding Manifesto as soon as we were expelled. Sankara taught us that political power can employed to serve the people and not politicians. Truth is, Sankara …

BLF pays tribute to Thomas Sankara

Image credit: fratmat.info By BO Staff Writer The following statement was previously published on the Black First Land First website: Today, 15 October 2019 marks 32 years since the death of Thomas Isidore Noel Sankara at the instance of an imperialist sponsored coup d’é·tat in 1987. Thomas Sankara was an unapologetic Pan-Africanist, Marxist Leninist, black …

BLF emulates Thomas Sankara

By BO Staff Writer The following statement was previously published in the Black First Land First website and is now reissued by Black Opinion: Black First Land First (BLF) calls on everyone, especially those engaging in revolutionary struggle and aspiring for political office to follow the example of the great Burkina Faso leader, Thomas Sankara.In …