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Human Right
' Armel Niyongere: “The association will continue to collaborate with the ICC Prosecutor office and the UN experts”

Lawyers of victims offer to collaborate with UN Commission of Inquiry

12-08-2016 The association of lawyers defending the victims of the 2015 crisis and their clients say they are willing to collaborate with the UN commission of inquiry composed of three experts. The inquiry aims to identify the perpetrators and accomplices of crimes committed in Burundi under ICC (...)   0
Society
' Participants in the round-table discussion displaying the orange colour symbolising a brighter future without violence at French Institute in Burundi.

Burundi: Tough law against gender-based violence

12-08-2016 The government has enacted a law that is likely to reduce gender-based violence, says the chairwoman of the Association of Women Lawyers in Burundi. Sonia Ndikumasabo, the president the Association of Women Lawyers in Burundi (AFJB), unveiled yesterday 7 December 2016, a new law on violence (...)   0
Politics
' Alain-Aimé Nyamitwe, Burundi Minister of Foreign Affairs

Foreign Affairs Minister: Ambassadors must attend official ceremonies

12-08-2016 Burundi Minister of Foreign Affairs, Alain Aimé Nyamitwe, sent a note verbale on 5 December to diplomats accredited to Bujumbura. “Heads of Diplomatic Missions invited to official ceremonies must be present physically. They may only be represented when they are outside the country and this has (...)   0
Society
' Antime Baranshakaje, famous Burundi drummer calls for assistance

Antime Baranshakaje, famous Burundi drummer calls for assistance

12-08-2016 The life of the most popular drummer in Burundi, Antime Baranshakaje, is in danger. He broke his leg in a motorbike accident two months ago. He can’t walk anymore and needs help to undergo an operation whose cost is estimated at BIF 15 million. Antime Baranshakaje, (...)   0
Security
' Fire has damaged all goods in the food store

Six compartments caught fire in Bujumbura city centre

12-07-2016 At 7:30 a.m., the fire erupted on “Avenue du Marché” in Bujumbura city centre, nearby the Bujumbura Central Market which was burnt on 27 January 2013. A drugstore, a food store, a sheet shop and a veterinary pharmacy have been seriously damaged while two others have (...)   0
Security
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Police uncover migration fraud that swindled victims out of millions

12-07-2016 The police have discovered a serious migration scam that had been defrauding victims of large sums of money in Bujumbura from 2013. A serious migration scam by a fake organisation promising people visas to Australia has been discovered by the police after an alert by victims (...)   0

Iwacu Web TV

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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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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Spirlet

“It is not the plot, nor the will of penalizing a country…”

12-05-2016 |   Comments Off on “It is not the plot, nor the will of penalizing a country…”

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Security

Six compartments caught fire in Bujumbura city centre

Fire has damaged all goods in the food store
At 7:30 a.m., the fire erupted on “Avenue du Marché” in Bujumbura city centre, nearby the Bujumbura Central Market which was (...)
12-07-2016 |   0

Security

Police uncover migration fraud that swindled victims out of millions

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The police have discovered a serious migration scam that had been defrauding victims of large sums of money in Bujumbura from (...)
12-07-2016 |   0

Media

National and international media must obey local law

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“Both local and international media have to abide by the existing law regulating media”, said Nestor Bankumukunzi, Communication Minister when responding (...)
12-07-2016 |   0

Culture

CNC prohibits songs playing on local media without AMB approval

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“From March 2017, local media will only play Burundian songs that will have been approved by the Burundi Musicians Association-AMB”, said (...)
12-07-2016 |   0

Economy

Rise in soft drink price to give consumers a hard time

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Brarudi, which is the largest producer of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in Burundi, has increased the price of soft drinks by (...)
12-06-2016 |   0

Security

Police are informed about possible terrorist attacks in Burundi

Pierre Nkurikiye: “The population must inform security forces about any suspicious activity in their areas”
“The police are aware of the possible terrorist attacks these days. Some measures have been taken to strengthen security”, says Pierre (...)
12-06-2016 |   0