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' an uncovered hole on the 2nd avenue at Bwiza zone.

Bwiza residents worried about uncovered septic tanks located in streets

05-25-2018 On some avenues of Bwiza zone, in central Bujumbura, there are uncovered septic tanks that often cause accidents. Some residents of the Bwiza area fear for their road safety. On the 4th avenue of the zone, near the office of Bwiza zone, there are two uncovered (...)   0
Politics
' Jean Louis Nahimana: There is a law that provides for sanctions against people who may refuse to cooperate

Will CVR easily attribute responsibility for crimes committed in Burundi?

05-25-2018 The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (CVR) will soon begin the process of analyzing, classifying and defining the alleged perpetrators’ crimes. Some people fear there may not be enough clarifications. Sylvestre Ntibantunganya, the former President of the Republic of Burundi, says CVR will have difficulties to know (...)   0
Culture
' Emmanuel Nengo: “We deplore this behavior given that there is no evidence proving this banditry”

Batwa community concerned over members’ killings

05-24-2018 Emmanuel Nengo, Legal Representative of the Union for Batwa Promotion in Burundi-UNIPROBA says Batwa community is threatened these days. He refers to the last killing of Désiré Kubwami, aged 30, from Muhweza hill in Buhiga Commune of Karuzi Province killed on 18 May, one day after (...)   0
Media
' Ramadhani Karenga: “Le Renouveau” newspaper recognized it fault and apologized for the mistake

Sanctions against national Newspaper “Le Renouveau” lifted

05-24-2018 On May 4, 2018, the National Media Regulatory Authority (CNC) took a decision to suspend the advertisement section of the national newspaper “Le Renouveau” for a period of three months. The sanction has just been lifted three weeks later. In a press conference held this Wednesday (...)   0
Great Lakes Region
' Burundi continues  preparing to host 20th COMESA summit

20th COMESA Heads of State Summit to be relocated for security reasons

05-24-2018 After Sindiso N’gwenya, Secretary General of COMESA declared on May 18th that the 20th summit of COMESA Heads of State and government which was expected to take place in Burundi from 1 to 10 June 2018 will be postponed and relocated to Lusaka, the Secretary of (...)   0
Politics
' Agathon Rwasa, chairman of Amizero y’Abarundi “all Burundian people have any profit from the new constitution except a group of some individuals close to president Nkurunziza”

With draft constitution, Burundi took step back, says boss of opposition coalition

05-23-2018 Burundi organized a constitutional referendum on 17 May to change the current constitution adopted in 2005. Independent National Electoral Commission announced on 21 May that 73. 26% voted in favor of the new constitution while 19.36 voted against. Agathon Rwasa, Chairman of opposition coalition Amizero y’Abarundi (...)   0

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Our colleague Jean Bigirimana is missing since 673 days

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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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20th COMESA Heads of State Summit to be relocated for security reasons

Burundi continues  preparing to host 20th COMESA summit
After Sindiso N’gwenya, Secretary General of COMESA declared on May 18th that the 20th summit of COMESA Heads of State and (...)
05-24-2018 |   0

Politics

With draft constitution, Burundi took step back, says boss of opposition coalition

Agathon Rwasa, chairman of Amizero y’Abarundi “all Burundian people have any profit from the new constitution except a group of some individuals close to president Nkurunziza”
Burundi organized a constitutional referendum on 17 May to change the current constitution adopted in 2005. Independent National Electoral Commission announced (...)
05-23-2018 |   0

Economy

Burundi: US Currency has increased

Foreign currency has increased due to different reasons
On 22 May, the US currency is bought at BIF 2530 and sold at BIF 2550. The situation is similar in (...)
05-23-2018 |   0

Politics

Results of constitutional referendum differently appreciated

After the publication of the results of the constitutional referendum, different politicians react about these results, highly appreciated by some and (...)
05-23-2018 |   0

Great Lakes Region

Will Burundi host 20th COMESA summit in June?

COMESA Headquarters
Ambiguity reigns around the 20th summit of COMESA organization. While we can read on the official website of COMESA that the (...)
05-22-2018 |   0

Politics

Provisional referendum results: « Amizero y’Abarundi » intends to make appeal to Constitutional court

Pierre Claver Ndayicariye presenting the provisional results of the 17 May referendum before ministers, ambassadors, SCOs and political leaders
Pierre Claver Ndayicariye, Chairman of the National Independent Electoral Commission says the vote for the constitutional amendment has won the referendum (...)
05-22-2018 |   0

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