CounterPsyOps comment: Read the full article. And you’ll understand the parallelism between Thomas Sankara and Libyan Leader Muammar Gaddafi !
An obstinate myth that refuses to die: Africa is incapable of producing responsible leadership. Really?
No African country has experienced genuine democracy after decolonization. Without exception, African leaders were autocratic, corrupt, bloodthirsty tyrants out for one thing only: their own personal enrichment. That’s Africa in a nutshell. At least that’s what the former colonial powers like you to believe.
Examples abound: Mobutu fled Zaire (Congo) with a fortune of half the national debt, there was the grotesque Bokassa in the Central African Republic, gruesome Idi Amin in Uganda, Siad Barre in Somalia, Houphouet-Boigny in Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Compaore in Burkina Faso and many more.
These men (they are all “men”) had quite a few things in common: coming to power by military force, full support Continue reading