Sunday, 2nd April 2023

Burkinabe chef overcomes disability

Edith Compaore's had her arm amputated at a young age. But that didn't stop her from running her own restaurant in Ouagadougou — and her customers can't get enough of her delicious dishes!


12 Oct 2018
Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani has assured persons living with disabilities in Nigeria that the Senate would ensure that the disability bill passed by the lawmakers is transmitted to President Muhammadu Buhari within seven days.
14 Nov 2018
Reps move to establish National Commission for Persons with Disability.
6 Dec 2018
Hota Biclere, a refugee from DRC living in Kenya with a debilitating spinal condition has set up her own business after receiving a $1000 loan.
17 Jan 2019
This week's Bloomberg Equality segment looks at disability inclusion in the business world. New research by EY shows one-in-five leaders with a disability do not feel comfortable admitting it to colleagues.
20 Jan 2019
Sign Disability Rights Bill, protesters tell Buhari.
29 May 2019
On January 23, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari signed into law the Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities (Prohibition) Act, 2018, following 9 years of relentless advocacy by disability rights groups and activists.
2 Jun 2019
He's a world-famous contemporary dancer who's performed across Europe and Africa. Now Serge Aime Coulibaly is back in Burkina Faso, hunting for home-grown talent.
1 Jul 2019
'In the 21st century, we will eradicate human limitation and disability'
22 Aug 2019
Persons with disability storm Federal Civil Service Commission, Protest employment exclusion
25 Jul 2020
Berlin authorities have banned a rally of the coronavirus conspiracy theorist Attila Hildmann. The vegan chef claims Adolf Hitler was a "blessing" compared to Angela Merkel, accusing her of preparing a global genocide.
13 Jan 2021
Some 14 Iraqis who were disabled during the war against Islamic State in Mosul created a volleyball team with the aim to compete in international tournaments in the future.
28 Jan 2021
The global health crisis has triggered a major shift away from restaurant dining, leaving many in the culinary sector out of work. But one chef, Joudie Kalla, has pressed on and transformed her career into something entirely new. The author of "Palestine on a Plate" and "Baladi" joins us from London to talk about cooking as therapy.