Malidoma Patrice Some was born in a Dagara Village, however he was soon to be abducted to a Jesuit school, where he remained for the next fifteen years, being harshly indoctrinated into European ways of thought and worship The story tells of his return to his people, his hard initiation back into t
Fifteen year old Jake Knight is an explorer and adventurer at heart but this often gets him into trouble When a stuffy English boarding school suspends him for rule breaking, Jake flies out to Burkina Faso where his parents are living He is expecting a long, adventure filled vacation under a smili
Based on supermodel Georgie Badiel s childhood, a young girl dreams of bringing clean drinking water to her African villageWith its wide sky and warm earth, Princess Gie Gie s kingdom is a beautiful land But clean drinking water is scarce in her small African village And try as she might, Gie Gie
In October 2014, huge protests across Burkina Faso succeeded in overthrowing the long entrenched regime of their authoritarian ruler, Blaise Compaor Defying all expectations, this popular movement went on to defeat an attempted coup by the old regime, making it possible for a transitional governme
Laced with danger, packed with novel insights and told with a humane voice, The Ringtone and the Drum relates the fascinating tale of Mark Weston s travels in West Africa His journey through Guinea Bissau, Sierra Leone and Burkina Faso touches a dizzying array of subjects, including the consequence
The leader of the Burkina Faso revolution recounts how peasants and workers in this West African country began confronting hunger, illiteracy, and economic backwardness prior to the 1987 coup in which Sankara was murdered.
The Moogo, the region of the Moose known as Mossi in ancient literature occupies the entire central zone of Burkina Faso It is divided into several kingdoms, the principal one comprising today is capital of Ouagadougou Along with the singing griots, the evening storytellers pass on the ancestral w
Kougsalla, un village de la savane en pays moaga, se pr pare pour la saison s che quand une troupe d infanterie coloniale prend possession du village La vie change apparaissent les imp ts, les r quisitions d hommes pour les travaux forc s et pour l arm e, les recrutements de jeunes filles pour la
Nicholas Bennett was eighteen when he decided to fill in nine months between leaving Westminster and going up to Oxford by getting to the place that seemed to him to be the most remote place in the world Timbuktu nTo raise money for his journey he first sold ice cream on a commission basis in an E
Thomas Sankara, often called the African Che Guevara, was president of Burkina Faso, one of the poorest countries in Africa, until his assassination during the military coup that brought down his government Although his tenure in office was relatively short, Sankara left an indelible mark on his co
Les destins de Sibila, viol e par le commandant d un cercle colonial au Burkina et de sa fille Cathy, n e de ce viol et envoy e par sa famille faire ses tudes en France, dans le tr s particulier cosmopolitisme de la Cit internationale Elle y rencontre un jeune Parisien blanc dont elle tombe amour
There is no true social revolution without the liberation of women, explains the leader of the 1983 87 revolution in Burkina Faso Workers and peasants in that West African country established a popular revolutionary government and began to combat the hunger, illiteracy, and economic backwardness
N crose Koufa , premier roman d Etienne Gnoumou Par analogie, le titre de ce roman signifie la destruction du tissu social Koufa, la d perdition des valeurs sociales.