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Burkina Faso

Norbert Zongo

Date of Birth: 31 July 1949
Died: 13 December 1998


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Gag on security reporting

The new code they say will also have a chilling effect on the kind of investigative journalism that made the late Norbert Zongo killed by the clan surrounding former President Blaise Compaoré a national hero and forged Burkina Faso's high reputation for reporting in Francophone Africa (AC Vol 40 No 20 Whodunit...


Macron woos Ouaga

François Compaoré was arrested in Paris in October in connection with the 1998 murder of the journalist Norbert Zongo (AC Vol 40 No 20 Whodunit...


Old guards try new uniforms

The Dabo file lies dormant like those on the deaths of Sankara investigative journalist Norbert Zongo in December 1998 and constitutional judge Salifou Nébié in May 2014...


President on probation

In what promises to be the first of many reckonings three former RSP soldiers were officially indicted last month for the murder in December 1998 of investigative journalist Norbert Zongo (AC Vol 40 No 20 Whodunit...


Vive la différence

The test of this will be how strongly he pursues the prosecution of the generals involved in September's failed coup and the investigations into the deaths of Sankara and journalist Norbert Zongo...


Between street and barracks

In December and January mass movements forced the dismissal of two ministers: Culture Minister Adama Sagnon who as Public Prosecutor blocked the murder investigation of journalist Norbert Zongo and Transport and Infrastructure Minister Moumouni Diéguimdé (AC Vol 55 No 24 Truth and reconciliation): he was found to have been arrested – 'not gaoled ' he insisted – in the United States on unknown charges...


Watching the dust settle

Citizens will however demand a reckoning for the assassination of Sankara Norbert Zongo Judge Salifou Nébié and others...


Truth and reconciliation

Young revolutionaries forced the removal from the transitional government of would-be Culture Minister Adama Sagnon who had been responsible under Compaoré for halting the enquiry into the death of investigative journalist Norbert Zongo (AC Vol 40 No 20 Whodunit)...


Pressure mounts on Zida

The death of investigative journalist Norbert Zongo will also come under the spotlight (AC Vol 40 No 20 Whodunit)...


Tight spot for Blaise

On 27 March the African Human Rights Court declared Burkina negligent in the case of the journalist Norbert Zongo assassinated by members of the RSP in 1998 (AC Vol 41 No 22 Losing friends)...


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