' ‘Karadiridimba’ Isanganiro Radio Program temporarily suspended

‘Karadiridimba’ Isanganiro Radio Program temporarily suspended

10-25-2016 This 24 October The National Council of Communication –CNC has taken a decision to suspend for a period of one month, the radio program ‘Karadiridimba’, broadcast on Radio Isanganiro. According Gabriel Bihumugani, the spokesman of CNC, the song played during ‘Karadiridimba’ radio program is the cause of the sanction. (...)
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Gildas Yihundimpundu is now free

10-24-2016 Gildas Yihundimpundu, a BBC correspondent in Burundi arrested on Sunday morning 23 October with an American journalist Julia Steers has just been released. Prime Ndikumagenge, BBC representative in Burundi confirms the information. They were arrested and their equipment was seized, on 23 October around 8 am, while they were (...)
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Our dear Jean,

08-25-2016 You will notice that we are here together, between work colleagues. We chose not to bring in your family or your relatives, because we thought these words may sound like a funeral oration. We went to see your family, your children are doing OK. Don Douglas was not there, (...)
' Hunt for Burundian journalists

Hunt for Burundian journalists

08-03-2016 After Boaz Ntaconayigize, a journalist at Radio Bonesha FM exiled in Uganda was assaulted by four men armed with knives near his residence; the Chairman of Burundian Journalists Union (UBJ) expresses his deep concern about the escalation of violations of journalists’ rights up to their places of refuge. In (...)
' Iwacu goes further!

Iwacu goes further!

07-19-2016 This 19 July, Iwacu officially launches its website in English. Thus, we will go further to reach as many people as possible. Besides, it has been the wish of many of our readers, partners and friends of Burundi. That new service will therefore help our country in its opening-up, (...)
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Hit Radio hits the airwaves in Burundi

11-13-2014 Next month, Burundians will have a new radio station to listen to. According to theDirector of Hit Radio, the station will provide various educational programs as well as music.-By Yves Didier Irakoze “Burundian songs will be exported to other countries where Hit Radio broadcasts. That is the most valuable (...)
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National Security: a confusing speech by the Minister of Home Affairs

11-07-2014 In a meeting with religious leaders and the governors of the provinces, Edouard Nduwimana, the Minister of Home Affairs indicated that security is observed throughout the country. “The only crimes we hear of concern social conflicts especially land-based and witchcraft cases.”-By J.Berchmans Siboniyo Nevertheless, Mr. Nduwimana stated in the (...)

Rwanda- BBC broadcasts suspended over genocide film

11-03-2014 Rwanda has suspended BBC radio broadcasts in Kinyarwanda with immediate effect because of the release of the controversial documentary ‘The Untold Story’. The Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Agency says it has received complaints of incitement, hatred, revisionism and genocide denial. On Wednesday, Rwandan MPs approved a resolution calling on the (...)
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The World Press Freedom Day 2014: Burundi Media claim for journalists’ security

05-10-2014 The World Press Freedom Day in 2014 focuses on three inter-related themes such as media’s importance in development, safety of journalists and the rule of law as well as sustainability and integrity of journalism. As usual, Burundian journalists have joined the world.-Diane Uwimana The week dedicated to the world (...)
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“Raising woman voices to media”

01-03-2014 Female journalists from the Great Lakes Region working in media have gathered to create a network for freely voicing and expressing women issues.-By Yves Didier Irakoze The network was created in partnership with Search for Common Ground an NGO operating in Burundi, Burundian Women Journalists Association (AFJO), Rwandan Women (...)