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Burkina ex-president Compaoré to be tried for Thomas Sankara's murder - Eye on Africa

FRANCE24, 14 Apr 2021
In tonight's edition: In Burkina Faso,  judges have ruled that the former president Blaise Compaoré must stand trial for his role in the assassination of Thomas Sankara who he overthrew in a coup d'état in 1987. And a Tuareg leader in Mali has been shot dead in the capital Bamako. Sidi Brahim Ould Sidati was a key figure in a 2015 peace accord. And a major step forward for the protection of women and children in Gabon, as customary marriages are finally recognised by the state.

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