Sex-for-food aid scandal unfolding in Burkina Faso

A recent report found that a community leaders in Burkina Faso are exploiting internally displaced women, demanding sex or money in return for food aid. In Burkina Faso there around 1.3 million internally displaced people. In an unofficial camp in the Centre North region, IDPs say they do not receive food aid from the state […]

Kenya has been ranked at position 139 on the 2020 Global Youth Development Index

Singapore topped the list on measures of status of young people in181 countries followed by Slovenia, Norway, Malta, and Denmark. Chad, the Central African Republic, South Sudan, Afghanistan, and Niger came last respectively. The index which was released on Tuesday revealed that the conditions of young people around the world have improved by 3.1 percent […]

Blaise Compaoré, former Burkinabe president to stand a trial for the murder of Thomas Sankara

Burkina Faso’s former president , Blaise Compaoré has on Tuesday been indicted by the Military Tribunal in the Sankara murder case. Blaise will be tried for the assassination of his predecessor Thomas Sankara, attack on state security, complicity in murder and concealment of corpses. He has been in exile in Ivory Coast since 2014 after […]

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