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' Mubone official dump in Butere

Around 10 associations to remove solid waste in Bujumbura

10-19-2017 The Mayor of Bujumbura released on 17 October a list of more than 10 associations and cooperatives that won the market to dispose of solid waste in two communes of Bujumbura capital. This measure is taken following the grumblings of Bujumbura inhabitants who said that the (...)   0
Society
' Nkurikiye Odette: “I was confused about my family’s future before the World Bank’s project”

Batwa community from Bururi recognize their development thanks to World Bank project

10-19-2017 As the world celebrated the day dedicated to poverty eradication this October 17th, Batwa communities from Bururi commune acknowledge the World Bank’s project to protect environment which has given them job and joy to live. Batwa people used to live in extreme poverty, begging, and sometimes (...)   0
Education
' Students will leave schools at 13:55 p.m.

Secondary school teachers complain about new timetable

10-18-2017 The class course duration in the secondary schools has increased from 45 to 55 minutes. Teachers and students complain about the new decision. Courses start every morning at 7:30 and end at 13:55 p.m. instead of 13:00 p.m. as scheduled previously. Even if the ministerial ordinance (...)   0
Security
' Alain Guillaume Bunyoni, Minister of Public Security: “those people were abducted for various reasons namely the settlement of accounts and conflicts between individuals or members of organizations”

13 people abducted from July to September 2017, says Burundi Security Minister

10-18-2017 The quarterly report of the Ministry of Public Security reveals that 13 people were abducted from July to September 2017: twelve in August while one in September. Alain Guillaume Bunyoni, the Minister of Public Security said those people were abducted for various reasons, namely the settlement (...)   0
Politics
' Minister of Community Development, Jeanne d’Arc Kagayo answered to the questions of MPs in the National Assembly.

MPS concerned about delay in disbursement of community Funds

10-18-2017 Minister of Community Development, Jeanne d’Arc Kagayo was in the National Assembly this morning to answer to the questions of Members of Parliament. The latter say they are worried about the delay in the disbursement of the community funds estimated at BIF 500 million. Jean Pierre (...)   0
Security
' Barricades erected in the street of Cibitoke Zone during demonstration against the reelection of Burundi President in 2015

No more trust between Cibitoke and Kamenge residents

10-17-2017 Some residents of the Cibitoke neighborhood, referred to as anti-President Nkurunziza say they do not feel safe when they are in Kamenge, a so-called pro-government neighborhood. Same feeling for some people from Kamenge. They ask for immediate actions to get them united to overcome fear and (...)   0

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Our colleague Jean Bigirimana is missing since 455 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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Politics

MPS concerned about delay in disbursement of community Funds

Minister of Community Development, Jeanne d’Arc Kagayo answered to the questions of MPs in the National Assembly.
Minister of Community Development, Jeanne d’Arc Kagayo was in the National Assembly this morning to answer to the questions of Members (...)
10-18-2017 |   0

Security

No more trust between Cibitoke and Kamenge residents

Barricades erected in the street of Cibitoke Zone during demonstration against the reelection of Burundi President in 2015
Some residents of the Cibitoke neighborhood, referred to as anti-President Nkurunziza say they do not feel safe when they are in (...)
10-17-2017 |   0

Economy

Traders demand to resume activities in newly rehabilitated markets.

Ramadhani Nkwirikiye: We will try so that whoever has a market registration card has a stand.
Six former markets were recently rehabilitated and a new one was constructed in Bujumbura. Traders have not yet returned to those (...)
10-16-2017 |   0

Health

Global Fund suspends direct subsidies to Health ministry

Ministry of public health failed to use the available resources estimated at $30 million
Following flaws in the financial management and procurement observed in the ministry of public health, the Global Fund has just withdrawn (...)
10-16-2017 |   0

Economy

Fuel shortage persists in Bujumbura despite government’s reassurance

Fuel shortage persists in Bujumbura despite government’s reassurance
Since late September, a fuel shortage is observed in Bujumbura city. The government has promised to find a solution since the (...)
10-12-2017 |   0

Media

Burundian women represented at 6% in media, says AFJO

Women who participated as resource in Burundi media represent only 40%
Burundian women journalists say they are not sufficiently represented. They accuse media officials of underestimating them. The Association of Burundian Women (...)
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