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Man seriously injured in grenade attack in Buganda Commune

03-22-2019 Gervais Hatangimana was grievously wounded in a grenade attack carried out at his home in Buganda Commune of Cibitoke Province in the north-western part of Burundi. The incident took place in the night of March 20. Local authorities say the grenade was launched by a policeman called Celestin Nitunga (...)
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Three Sahwanya Frodebu party members arrested in Makamba Commune

03-21-2019 Three members of Frodebu party are in police custody since Tuesday 20 March 2019. They are accused of having beaten the Imbonerakure- youth affiliated to the ruling party-CNDD-FDD on Sunday 17 March 2019. The police say some youths affiliated to the ruling party have reported that three members of (...)
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French to be used very soon within EAC

03-21-2019 Epiphanie Kabushemeye Ntamwana, Director General in charge of multilateral relations in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said the use of French inside the East African Community is progressing. The Ministry in charge of EAC affairs in collaboration with the French Embassy in Burundi has submitted the draft project (...)
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Two policemen shot dead in Mutimbuzi commune

03-20-2019 Two policemen were killed and their guns robbed yesterday around 2 a.m. in Maramvya area, Mutimbuzi commune in Bujumbura province. Police say adding that investigations into the attack are underway. N.M, a young woman met in Maramvya area, says she heard the shooting while going out in the night. (...)
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Diène Commission vs Bujumbura : Dialogue of the deaf

03-19-2019 Human rights violations, 2020 elections, dwindling of political space … all these topics were discussed at the Human Rights Council. The members of the Commission of Inquiry on Burundi did not go in for subtleties. Bujumbura, as usual, speaks about the plot to destabilize its institutions. Commission of Inquiry (...)
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Burundi to address e-waste management problem

03-19-2019 Burundi hosts the 4th regional workshop on sustainable e-waste management in the east African region and East African Communications Organization Working Group- EACO WG 7 from this March 18. Donatien Manirampa, Director General of Burundi agency of telecommunication regulation-ARCT says Burundi collects over 30 thousand tons of e-waste every (...)
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600 Burundi troops soon to return from Somalia

03-17-2019 Floribert Biyereke, Burundi Army spokesperson has said 600 Burundian soldiers out of 1000 who were supposed to have returned from Somalia are ready to come back home very soon. “They are still in Somalia for work reasons,” he said adding that all AMISOM officials are aware of the issue. (...)
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600 Burundi troops soon to return from Somalia

03-16-2019 Floribert Biyereke, Burundi Army spokesperson has said 600 Burundian soldiers out of 1000 who were supposed to have returned from Somalia are ready to come back home very soon. “They are still in Somalia for work reasons,” he said adding that all AMISOM officials are aware of the issue. (...)
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Oral briefing by UN Commission of Inquiry on Burundi differently viewed

03-14-2019 Tatien Sibomana, spokesman for the coalition of Independents “Amizero y’Abarundi” says the oral briefing presented by the UN Commission of Inquiry on Burundi-COI at the 40th session of Human Rights Council is somewhat true. “Remember why the commission has been established. During the constitutional referendum campaign in 2018, those (...)
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CENI meets different actors for preparation of 2020 elections

03-13-2019 The National Independent Electoral Commission-CENI has , this 12 March 2019, met different actors to talk about the preparation of the 2020 elections.   Pierre Claver Kazihise, CENI chairman, says the electoral period is a crucial period on which the whole country depends and elections show how far a (...)
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