Burkina Faso coup: New leader Damiba gives first speech

The first speech of Burkina Faso’s new military leader was followed by millions. Many saw parallels with the country’s charismatic 1980s military leader, Thomas Sankara, who was assassinated during a coup in 1987. Lt-Col Damiba, wearing a red beret like Sankara, used much of the same rhetoric and phrases such as “dignity”, “integrity”, “anthem of … Read more

Robinho – the fugitive who still has supporters in Brazil

Robinho’s last appearance came for Istanbul Basaksehir during the 2019-20 season It is early September 2020. With Brazil averaging 850 deaths a day due to Covid-19 infections, no outdoor activities are allowed on the beaches of Santos, a coastal city south of Sao Paulo. Robinho has already caused public outrageexternal-link by being pictured playing his … Read more