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Posted by: Nikhil Jaikumar ( DSA, MA, USA ) on August 02, 1999 at 13:58:58:

In Reply to: mind telling us why Sankora was overthrown? posted by Jason on August 02, 1999 at 12:29:58:

Thomas Sankara was overthrown in 1987 by one of his top lieutenants and clsoe friends, Blaise Compaore. Thus iyt was largely an internal power struggle. Compaore did, however., have the support of the traditional elites which Sankara had run afoul of. naturally.

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