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' " Imbonerakure", the youth league of the ruling party.

European parliament accuses Burundi government of human rights violations

01-20-2017 This Thursday 19 January 2017, the European parliament has written to the Burundi government, spelling out a number of accusations about human rights violations. It has also condemned the law legalising the “Imbonerakure”, a violent youth militia, according to the European parliament. The European parliament says (...)   0
Human Right
' Of the three million people in need, the plan targets one million of them

$ 73 million to assist Burundi’s most vulnerable

01-20-2017 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in collaboration with the United Nations, has officially launched the Burundi Humanitarian Response 2017, on 19 January in the capital of Bujumbura. The plan aims at assisting about three million people who are vulnerable due to food insecurity and other challenges. (...)   0
Politics
' Smael Chergui, UN Commissioner for Peace and Security”  Burundi signed with me a memorandum of understanding that allows the African Union to transfer these salaries to the benefit of the Burundian National Defense and our soldiers”

UN says delayed peacekeeper salaries soon to be paid

01-20-2017 After months of no pay, Burundi soldiers in Somalia are paid in less than a month, UN envoy tells Burundi during visit. “We have settled this issue with the Burundian authorities. Burundi signed with me a memorandum of understanding that allows the African Union to transfer (...)   0
Society
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Primary school teacher accused of sexual abuse

01-20-2017 At la bergeonnette primary school in Gitega, a 59 year old teacher is accused of abusing sexually his students. Over 16 young girls were brought by their parents to a center for sexual abuse victims, Humura, for consultation. A parent reported what her child in 4th (...)   0
Telecom
' Mr. Rurimunzu Déogratias
“The number subscribers to internet increased with the introduction of 3G”

Burundi Agency of Telecommunication Regulation to improve internet services

01-19-2017 “The rate of entry of internet is 8.2% in Burundi while the medium rate in East Africa is 30%”, said Déogratias Rurimunzu, Managing Director of Burundi Agency in charge of Telecommunication Regulation (ARCT). An improvement is needed. The rate of entry of internet shows that few (...)   0
Society
' A plantation of beans affected by drought

Itaba population suffers from hunger due to long dry season

01-19-2017 Adolphe Nshimumuremyi, Administrator of Itaba commune in Gitega central province, has said this Thursday 19 January 2017, that the long dry season is the root cause of the lack of food in their commune. The population is being sensitized to new measures to fight hunger, local (...)   0

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Benjamin Mkapa

Those who doubt Nkurunziza’s legitimacy “are out of their minds” facilitator of dialogue says

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A poignant call by the spouse of the journalist Jean Bigirimana to the kidnappers

A poignant call by the spouse of the journalist Jean Bigirimana to the kidnappers

28-07-2016 |   Comments Off on A poignant call by the spouse of the journalist Jean Bigirimana to the kidnappers

Alain-Aimé Nyamitwe, Burundi Minister of Foreign Affairs

The African Union at the Cause of the decline of Burundi Invitation to Kigali

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Telecom

Burundi Agency of Telecommunication Regulation to improve internet services

Mr. Rurimunzu Déogratias
“The number subscribers to internet increased with the introduction of 3G”
“The rate of entry of internet is 8.2% in Burundi while the medium rate in East Africa is 30%”, said Déogratias (...)
01-19-2017 |   0

Society

Itaba population suffers from hunger due to long dry season

A plantation of beans affected by drought
Adolphe Nshimumuremyi, Administrator of Itaba commune in Gitega central province, has said this Thursday 19 January 2017, that the long dry (...)
01-19-2017 |   0

Health

Bird flu in East Africa, Burundi on alert…

Bird flu is caused by H5N1 virus and spreads very fast among birds and can be transmitted to human beings.
Since January 02, signs of bird flu were detected in Uganda where fishermen reported “mass death of wild birds” on the (...)
01-19-2017 |   0

Politics

AU pays tribute to Burundian soldiers killed in Somalia

Smail Chergui AU Commissioner for Peace and Security placing a wreath on Major General Juvénal Niyoyunguruza’s grave
Smail Chergui, AU Commissioner for Peace and Security, arrived in Bujumbura in the afternoon of 18 January 2017. He paid tribute (...)
01-19-2017 |   0

Education

No more payment for extra classes, says Education Minister

Pupils are chased because of non payment of extra class session fees
“Extra classes are free in fundamental schools” a decision communicated by the minister of education in a press conference on Monday, (...)
01-18-2017 |   0

Economy

Kirundo and Muyinga Governors’ protective measures cause beans shortage in Bujumbura

Beans sale point in Kamenge area, North Bujumbura.
Beans, a staple food in Burundi, have been scarce in the capital since the end of 2016, costing 50% more than (...)
01-18-2017 |   0