Doing Your Bit: Burkina Faso’s plastic weavers
27 October 2019 | 3:02 pm
A women's cooperative in Burkina Faso is combining female empowerment with eco protection: it employs around 100 women, providing them with training and an income, to turn plastic waste into new goods such as bags.
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We investigate AI-generated videos that urge support for the Burkinabé military junta and its leader Ibrahim Traoré, just days after the junta ordered French troops to leave the country. We take a closer look in this edition of Truth or Fake with Vedika Bahl.
We investigate AI-generated videos that call for support for the Burkinabe military junta and its leader Ibrahim Traore, just days after the junta ordered French troops to leave the country. We take a closer look in this edition of Truth or Fake with Vedika Bahl.
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