72-year-old Burkinabe stuntman biker sparks road safety debate

Koudougou (Burkina Faso) (AFP) – At 72 years young, Rasmane Ouedraogo, also known as “Rastafou”, is Burkina Faso’s most famous stuntman. He delights his fans with audacious acrobatics whilst riding his moped on the streets of Koudougou. However, his refusal to wear a helmet has reignited debate in a country plagued by road accidents, particularly for two-wheelers.


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