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Burkina Faso , Tuesday 18 September 2018

News Burkina Faso: Burkina Faso botched FGM leaves 50 girls in hospital

News source: https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/burkina-faso-botched-fgm-leaves-50-girls-in-hospital/ar-BBNvWg5
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

Around 50 girls, including some as young as four, are being treated in hospital in Burkina Faso after they underwent female genital mutilation (FGM). Two women, along with some of the girls’ relatives ...

News Burkina Faso: Niger says Italian priest kidnapped near Burkina Faso border

News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/africa/niger-says-italian-priest-is-kidnapped-in-southwest-region/2018/09/18/1de6360e-bb3a-11e8-adb8-01125416c102_story.html
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

NIAMEY, Niger — An Italian priest has been kidnapped in a part of Niger where a number of extremist groups are active, the West African nation said Tuesday. Government spokesman Zakaria Abdourahmane s...

News Burkina Faso: Burkina Faso mass botched FGM leaves 50 girls hospitalised

News source: https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2018/sep/18/burkina-faso-mass-botched-fgm-leaves-50-girls-hospitalised
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

A former cutter holding the tool she used to carry out female genital mutilation, which is illegal in Burkina Faso. Photograph: Unicef/Holt/EPA Around 50 girls, including some as young as four, are be...

News Burkina Faso: Burkina Faso arrests 30 over illegal female circumcisions

News source: https://www.today.ng/news/africa/burkina-faso-arrests-30-illegal-female-circumcisions-154090
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

Burkina Faso authorities have jailed more than 30 adults after they carried out botched female genital mutilation on nearly 60 infants and girls who have been hospitalised. Viviane Ursule Sanou, head ...

News Burkina Faso: Burkina Faso's Kaboré in Ghana for two-day visit

News source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/Burkina-Faso-s-Kabor-in-Ghana-for-two-day-visit-685968
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

The President of Burkina Faso, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré is in Ghana for a two day working visit. Mr Kaboré's visit would seek to bolster ties between Ghana and Burkina Faso, as well as explore oppor...

News Burkina Faso: Burkina Faso arrests more than 30 for illegal female circumcisions

News source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/burkina-faso-fgm-illegal-circumcision-girls-women-ouagadougou-a8543126.html
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

All of the victims have been admitted to hospitals for treatment of bleeding and infection. Burkina Faso adopted measures banning female circumcision in the early 1990s. Offenders can face up to 10 ye...

News Burkina Faso: When Burkina Faso Vibrated with a New Culture

News source: https://www.newyorker.com/culture/culture-desk/when-burkina-faso-vibrated-with-a-new-culture
Publicated on: Sunday 16 September 2018

This story begins with the betrayal of a husband and ends with the betrayal of an entire country. Its setting is West Africa, the city of Bobo-Dioulasso. Bobo is in the south of Upper Volta, the count...

News Burkina Faso: Burkina Faso tasked to reset anti-FGM fight as 50 girls suffer complications

News source: http://www.africanews.com/2018/09/18/burkina-faso-tasked-to-reset-anti-fgm-fight-as-50-girls-suffer-complications/
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

The Burkinabe government has been tasked to toughen its efforts in the fight against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in the wake of a report that 50 girls had suffered complications after undergoing t...

News Burkina Faso: At least nine killed in Burkina Faso twin attacks

News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/least-eight-killed-burkina-faso-twin-attacks-163421125.html
Publicated on: Saturday 15 September 2018

At least nine civilians have been killed in twin attacks in eastern Burkina Faso, a poor West African country where jihadists have been gaining ground in recent months, local authorities said Saturday ...

News Burkina Faso: Four major livestock investment opportunities highlighted at Burkina Faso national planning conference

News source: https://clippings.ilri.org/2018/09/17/four-major-livestock-investment-opportunities-highlighted-at-burkina-faso-national-planning-conference/
Publicated on: Sunday 16 September 2018

In 2016, the Government of Burkina Faso launched a five-year economic and social development plan known as the ‘Plan National de Développement Economique et Sociale (PNDES)’ in French. Some of the goa...

News Burkina Faso: Nigeria beats Burkina Faso to claim the first-ever African Floor Ball Championship

News source: https://sportsration.com/2018/09/17/nigeria-beats-burkina-faso-to-claim-the-first-ever-african-floor-ball-championship/
Publicated on: onday 17 September 2018

Nigeria’s men floor ball national team has beaten Burkina Faso 3-1 to claim the maiden edition of the African floorball championship on Sunday. The 2017 winter Olympic silver medalists ensured they to...