' Aimée Nshimirimana, program manager at Rema Radio: “Some media and editors minimize women's skills"

Poor participation of women journalists in political matters

11-16-2016 The Association of Women Journalists-AFJO has organized this 15 November a workshop to sensitize women in general not to be afraid to provide political information, push media officials to encourage female journalists to work on political issues and urge civil society leaders to advocate for gender mainstream in the (...)
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African investigative journalists gathering in Johannesburg

11-13-2016 At least 250 investigative journalists from across Africa have been invited to a conference organized yearly by the Journalism Program of the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa from 7 to 9 November 2016. Veteran investigative journalists from across the world have also attended the workshop to (...)
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‘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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Kidumu: « I am here for peace, nothing else!”

09-09-2016 Kidumu’s arrival in Bujumbura the capital created controversy as he had come to entertain Burundians in the third Kenya Trade, Investment and Cultural exhibition. For some people, he was taken as a government supporter while for some others, he is simply a musician. An interview with Kidumu for more (...)
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Burundi hotel sector below EAC standards

09-02-2016 The Burundi National Tourism Office (ONT), issued certificates to 11 assessors who received training in hotel classification from December 2012 to February 2013. According to Leonidas Habonimana, the ONT Managing Director, the hotels classification is an extremely important step in improving the tourism sector. “Tourists need to know the (...)
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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, (...)
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Ange Bernice Ingabire, Miss Burundi 2016

08-16-2016 Out of 11 contenders who participated in Miss Burundi 2016 contest on 14 August, Ange Bernice Ingabire, 21, won the competition after three years it was suspended. While others put forth projects to promote women and youth, Ange focused on a project to support kids born with deformities. The (...)
' 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, (...)