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Ibrahim Orèd'Ola Falola

last contributed to D+C/E+Z in summer 2018 as a journalist. He lives in Lomé, Togo.  

All articles of Ibrahim Orèd'Ola Falola

Human trafficking

Deeply rooted slavery

Although slavery is illegal, it still exists in many countries – Mauritania for example


Extorting travellers

Why some people still pay bribes to cross ECOWAS borders


Endless strikes

In Togo, teachers often go on strike to demand better pay

Health care

Doctors go abroad

Many Togolese doctors emigrate to countries where they are better paid


Political dynasty

Togo is facing growing unrest


Struggle for water

In Togo, not all rural communities have access to clean water


Empowering women for economic growth

Women in Togo fight for equal economic opportunities

Health care

Pay or die

In Togo, whether a person gets health care or not depends on personal wealth


Fuel smuggling

Smuggling fuel from Nigeria is a frequent crime in Togo

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