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Burkina Faso , Tuesday 20 February 2018

News Burkina Faso » Social: Burkina Faso prison inmates take up dancing

News channel or source: http://www.africanews.com/2018/02/20/burkina-faso-prison-inmates-take-up-dancing/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

They have been doing this for the past five months in the Bobo Diolasso prison in Burkina Faso. Bringing dance to prison ... and to prepare their social re-integration after their time in prison’‘Sanou told Africanews. The initiative has been well ...

News Burkina Faso » Social: Prolific African Filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo Dies at 64

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/movies/news/prolific-african-filmmaker-idrissa-ouedraogo-dies-at-64/ar-BBJiGTK
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Burkina Faso’s Idrissa Ouedraogo, a towering figure of African cinema ... Tributes and condolences from around the African film world poured out on social media. Congolese helmer Balufu Bakupa-Kanyinda described his “deep sadness” at the passing ...

News Burkina Faso » Social: Burkina Faso, Franciscans in the ward to help the poor and sick

News channel or source: http://www.lastampa.it/2018/02/11/vaticaninsider/eng/world-news/burkina-faso-franciscans-in-the-ward-to-help-the-poor-and-sick-YlyxEqgM5HDcAy5pDUBmuI/pagina.html
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

The Hospital is the only point of reference for a population of about 110 thousand inhabitants in a social context in which health care is one of the weak points, just think that Burkina Faso ranks 181st in the world (out of 187 nations) in the Human ...

News Burkina Faso » Social: Senegal’s Rappers Continue to ‘Cry from the Heart’ for a More Just Society

News channel or source: https://thewire.in/223779/senegals-rappers-continue-to-sing-for-a-more-just-society/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

has worked to organise and support other artist-led social movements in Africa including Balai Citoyen in Burkina Faso. In 2014, the group released a follow up album featuring the single Diogoufi (“Nothing has changed”). Its only two years and we’re ...

News Burkina Faso » Social: Shifting relationships, growing threats: A who’s who of insurgent groups in the Sahel

News channel or source: http://www.irinnews.org/analysis/2018/02/15/Sahel-militant-groups-Mali-Niger-threat
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Despite its name, the group “is as much a social uprising as it is a religious movement,” according to a recent International Crisis Group report on Burkina Faso. This is a diverse range of nominally pro-government groups, which purport to defend Mali ...

News Burkina Faso » Social: Pan African Film Festival: Screening the global Black experience and spirit

News channel or source: http://www.peoplesworld.org/article/pan-african-film-festival-screening-the-global-black-experience-and-spirit/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Robin Hood-like, he robbed from the rich and gave to the poor, in terms of social programs. The film ... revolutionary leader who boldly launched pro-woman campaigns in Burkina Faso denouncing bad husbands who commit domestic abuse; banning female ...

News Burkina Faso » Social: The death of Ebony Reigns, the true perspective by George Oteng Attakora

News channel or source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/features/The-death-of-Ebony-Reigns-the-true-perspective-by-George-Oteng-Attakora-627867
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Social media is awash with the question ... I travelled from Accra to Tamale, Bolgatanga, Paga and to Burkina Faso. A common site on Ghana roads are mommy Lorries (large trucks) dangerously over loaded with goods to the point of tipping over.

News Burkina Faso » Social: Improving survival rate of malnourished children critical- researchers

News channel or source: https://www.newvision.co.ug/new_vision/news/1471271/improving-survival-rate-malnourished-children-critical-researchers
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

social and economic challenges. The three-day meeting attracted investigators from the six collaborating countries of Kenya, Malawi, Uganda, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh and Pakistan who admit malnourished children, follow them through hospitalisation and then ...

News Burkina Faso » Social: Submission to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights concerning Niger

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/02/11/submission-committee-economic-social-and-cultural-rights-concerning-niger
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

This submission relates to Articles 13 and 14 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights ... Mali, Mauritania, Burkina Faso, and Chad to counter Islamist armed groups in the Sahel region of Africa, will be subject to the same ...

News Burkina Faso » Social: Legendary African filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo dies at 64

News channel or source: http://www.sentinelandenterprise.com/ci_31677961/legendary-african-filmmaker-idrissa-ouedraogo-dies-at-64
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Colleagues say prolific filmmaker Idrissa ... Welcome to your discussion forum: Sign in with a Disqus account or your social networking account for your comment to be posted immediately, provided it meets the guidelines.