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' Taxis are required to have a black plastic sticker around them

Taxi users deplore arbitrary measure

07-19-2018 All cars carrying passengers in rural public transport must have a black plastic sticker which serves to distinguish taxis operating inside the country from those operating in Bujumbura city. Since 16 July, the police have seized taxis that do not have this sticker and fined their (...)   0
Economy
' Economic experts suggest that API monitor the activities of companies which have already registered

Economic experts doubt authenticity of figures of jobs and companies announced by API

07-19-2018 Jean Prosper Niyoboke, an economic expert says there is a need to analyze the authenticity of the number of companies and jobs created as announced by Burundi investment agency-API. “We wonder if jobs and companies registered in API are potential or effective”, says that economic expert (...)   0
Society
' Mandela-grand-homme

Burundians to always celebrate Mandela as hero, say politicians

07-19-2018 While the world celebrates Mandela Day each July 18, Burundian politicians say they will always remember Nelson Mandela as a hero because of his contribution to end the civil war through the Arusha Peace Agreement. Some of them denounce, however, the will of the government to (...)   0
Society
' Nazim Ayadat: “We have to change the way we look at prisoners”

Prisoners suffer social discrimination, says ICRC protection coordinator

07-18-2018 The International Committee of the Red Cross-ICRC says prisoners in Burundi suffer social discrimination. In honor of Mandela Day, the International Committee of the Red Cross-ICRC in partnership with the Ministry of Justice has visited Light University students to sensitize them to the rights and dignity (...)   0
Politics
' Centre Gitega

Land allocated to ruling CNDD-FDD in Gitega province arouses controversies

07-18-2018 The Cabinet analyzed on 11 July a draft decree on the allocation of land to the ruling party in the town of Gitega Province. “CNDD-FDD party plans to erect a large building that will comprise a worship center, conference room and a place where other major (...)   0
Justice
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Bujumbura believes in international justice not ICC, says Ministry of Justice

07-17-2018 While the world celebrates the International Justice Day each 17 July, defenders of human rights violations in Burundi still believe in the ability of the ICC to prosecute and bring to justice those responsible for serious crimes. Burundi government says it rather appreciates international justice. Adolphe (...)   0

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Our colleague Jean Bigirimana is missing since 729 days

Finding Jean

LeandreSikuyavuga, Chief Editor at Iwacu Press Group: “Iwacu filed a lawsuit against X, we are still waiting. We ask the authorities to redouble their efforts to shed light on what happened to our colleague”
Jean Bigirimana: No news about him seven months after his disappearance

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Facilitator Mkapa calls on stakeholders to put an end to the crisis.

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

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

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Politics

Land allocated to ruling CNDD-FDD in Gitega province arouses controversies

Centre Gitega
The Cabinet analyzed on 11 July a draft decree on the allocation of land to the ruling party in the town (...)
07-18-2018 |   0

Justice

Bujumbura believes in international justice not ICC, says Ministry of Justice

Justice
While the world celebrates the International Justice Day each 17 July, defenders of human rights violations in Burundi still believe in (...)
07-17-2018 |   0

Justice

Over 9,000 detainees in prisons built for 4194 people

Around 60% of prisoners in Burundi are still waiting for trial
The International Committee of the Red Cross-ICRC in partnership with the Ministry of Justice has launched this July 16, 2018 a (...)
07-17-2018 |   0

Security

Dead body found in Nyakabiga zone

Nzeyimana's body discovered in Nyakabiga zone
A man’s dead body was found early in the morning of July 16 on Avenue de l’Imprimerie bordered by the Ntahangwa (...)
07-16-2018 |   0

Society

Summer camp in Bujumbura: Younger pupils busy themselves with different activities

Young people making bricks in Buterere area
In Bujumbura city, different activities are organized to help young students spend summer holidays usefully. They are supervised in sports, reading (...)
07-12-2018 |   0

Society

Three million people add to Burundi population in ten years

The number of Burundians significantly increases year by year
While the world celebrates the population day, the figures show that the number of Burundians increases day by day. Effective measures (...)
07-12-2018 |   0

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