Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 04:37:39 GMT
Coronavirus Cases Rise - But Conflict Has Closed Healthcare Centres
[The New Humanitarian] Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso -'Armed violence has weakened the health system in dramatic proportions.'

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 15:16:08 GMT
"Now I am at school, I'm not afraid of being forced into marriage anymore"
[Plan International] Violence and inter-communal conflict which has increasingly plagued Burkina Faso, reached an unprecedented level during 2019. This has led to a sharp deterioration in the humanitarian situation and the displacement of nearly half...

Mon, 23 Mar 2020 08:31:13 GMT
Tree Planting to Promote Environmental Conservation and Improve Livelihoods in Burkina Faso
[UNEP] Biodiversity loss, through land degradation and drought, is a serious threat to the sustainable development activities across the continent of Africa. This is often exacerbated by the lack of knowledge and skills on sustainable land management...

Thu, 19 Mar 2020 14:42:57 GMT
Coronavirus and Upcoming Elections - What Are the Options?
[allAfrica] At the rapid rate at which the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has been spreading, it was only a matter of time before Africa was affected. At the time of writing, cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in 18 African countries . But what seems to ...

Thu, 19 Mar 2020 06:53:13 GMT
First Known COVID-19 Death in Sub-Saharan Africa
[Capital FM] Ouagadougou -The Sahel state of Burkina Faso on Wednesday announced its first death from coronavirus, which is also the first known fatality in sub-Saharan Africa.