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31 years on, Sankara's memory remains alive globally - Burkinabe president

APRNEWS - President of Burkina Faso, Roch Marc Kabore, says the memory of the country’s former leader, Thomas Sankara, remains alive the world over and that he was poised to ensure justice is done in the case of his murder.

Kabore wrote in a tweet on the 31st anniversary of Sankara’s murder lauded his sacrifice for the emancipation and dignity of Burkinabes.

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Burkina forces kill 3 suspected terrorists in early morning raid

AFRICANEWS - Burkina Faso security forces killed three suspected terrorists and arrested one more on Tuesday morning in an operation on the outskirts of the capital Ouagadougou, state television reported.

One gendarme was killed in the fighting in the Rayongo neighbourhood, while five people, including one civilian, were injured, the report said.

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