Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 07:11:16 GMT
Burkina Faso Resumes Polio Vaccination Campaigns Under Strict COVID-19 Prevention Measures
[WHO] Brazzaville -- Burkina Faso today concluded a four-day mass polio immunization campaign, vaccinating 174 304 children under five years of age in two districts of the country's Centre-East region while observing COVID-19 infection prevention and...

Sun, 28 Jun 2020 20:24:46 GMT
On The Frontline With Wendemi The Driver
[Plan International] Wendemi joined Plan International in February 2020: "When I told my wife I was going to the East, she was worried," he explains. This region of Burkina Faso is one of the most affected by insecurity. Recurrent attacks by armed gr...

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 08:07:02 GMT
Burkina Faso Suffers From Culture of 'The Other'
[RFI] The problems in West Africa, specifically the Sahel, where internationally supported military operations continue to battle a jihadist insurgency, could be better understood if political leaders concentrated on the bigger picture of identity an...

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 14:35:41 GMT
COVID-19 is making girls vulnerable to early marriage in Burkina Faso
[Plan International] In May, in the Centre-East region of Burkina Faso, a 15-year-old girl was persuaded by an older man to leave her parents to get married. This story could be written about thousands of girls who are now out of school due to COVID-...

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 10:40:22 GMT
Student becomes the teacher to train classmates in hygiene skills
[Plan International] With schools now starting to re-open in Burkina Faso after a long closure to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the first thing 14-year-old Roufaïata wanted to do was teach her classmates how build a simple handwashing device called...