News From Burkina Faso
‘Having abandoned everything, they have no resources to take care of themselves.’
Cheick Ahmed al-Hassan Sanou is a 27-year-old man from Burkina Faso. He had gone from the boy who was bullied for being fat, to one of the strongest men in the world.
Born in 1992, Iron Biby, as he is affectionately called, realized when he was five that he was different from his siblings due to his weight.
31 years after his murder, the first stone of the five meter bronze monument to the memory of Capt Thomas Sankara was laid on October 15, 2018 in Ouagadougou. How else should Africans honour and remember their icons, heroes and heroines?
Burkina News Archive