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Burkina Faso

Aboubacar Sangoulé Lamizana

Date of Birth: 31 January 1916
Place of Birth: Dianra, Kassoum, Sourou, Upper Volta (Burkina Faso)
Died: 26 May 2005

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Another domino falls to the military

The man who led that coup Aboubacar Sangoulé Lamizana is remembered in a sprawling army camp west of Ouagadougou that carries his name which was at the heart of the latest coup...

The General's last days

On the following day the army made its move firing three (some say four) artillery shots into the Naaba Koom II from its Sangoulé Lamizana camp...


This consisted of former presidents Sangoulé Lamizana Colonel (retired) Saye Zerbo and Jean-Baptiste Ouédraogo...

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