Why Guinean Military Leader Ordered Foreign Companies to Share Company Profits

Why Guinean Military Leader Ordered Foreign Companies to Share Company Profits

The Story Guinea’s military leader, Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, has told foreign mining companies in the country that their profits would be shared with the government equally. Really? Yes, and that’s not all. Doumbouya also gave the companies until the end of May to submit proposals for the construction of refineries in the country. The military…

Compaore Finally Punished for Thomas Sankara’s Death

Compaore Finally Punished for Thomas Sankara’s Death

The Story Burkina Faso’s former president Blaise Compaore was sentenced in absentia to life imprisonment for complicity in the 1987 murder of his predecessor Thomas Sankara in a coup, a military tribunal ruled on Wednesday. How was he sentenced in absentia? Compaore was found guilty of an attack on state security, complicity in murder and…