Politics
' 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 of accounts and (...)
' 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 Sinzinkayo says some (...)
' 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 prejudices. Burundi has (...)
' Pierre Nkurikiye: “The investigations are underway”

Man who killed six people found dead

10-10-2017 On this Monday 9 October 2017, at around 3P.M, a man called Jean Claude Ntirandekura killed 6 people on Rweya hill in Buhiga commune of Karusi province. The 24 year-old man killed three people using a machete and burned three others in their houses. He burnt 11 houses, and (...)
' Burundi National Assembly will analyze and adopt the bill on the ratification of ACP-EU agreement

Burundi government urges EU to remove sanctions

10-10-2017 During the 47th Parliamentary Assembly of African, Caribbean and Pacific States and the European Community held in Belgium this 9 October, Spès Caritas Njebarikanuye, first- vice speaker of Burundi Senate, said Burundi will not have the courage to ratify the Economic Partnership Agreement in the context of economic sanctions (...)
' Rusizi Bridge at the entrance to the Gatumba area.

Some members of Burundi ruling party youth wing accused of mistreating Kanyinya residents

10-09-2017 Inhabitants of Kinyinya I hill from Gatumba area in Mutimbuzi commune of the Bujumbura province, denounce the tortures inflicted by members of the ruling party youth wing when conducting night patrols. They criticize local authorities for not taking the problem seriously. “We are tired of being tortured, the authorities (...)
' Burundi National Assembly will analyze and adopt the bill on the ratification of ACP-EU agreement

Budget session without budget bill

10-02-2017 The National Assembly has opened its October ordinary session this 2 October. Sixteen bills will be analyzed and adopted by MPs. In article 176 of the Burundi Constitution, it is stipulated that the National Assembly must start analyzing the budget bill at the opening of the October session. “This (...)
' The United Nations Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva to consider the report of the Commission of Enquiry into Burundi

Human Rights Council adopts two resolutions on Burundi

09-30-2017 The Human Right Council has adopted two resolutions proposed by the European Union and a group of African Countries. Both commissions affirm crimes are being committed in Burundi, says a human rights activist. The UN Human Rights Council adopted on 29 September the resolution proposed by the European Union (...)
' Col. Gaspard Baratuza:« Those who perpetrated attacks are simple bandits”

No attack perpetrated in Gatumba locality, says Army spokesperson

09-29-2017 During the public conference the spokespersons of the government and other institutions have held on 29 September in Ngozi province, the Army spokesperson says there has not been any attack perpetrated in Gatumba locality, west of Bujumbura province. Two soldiers died on the spot in the attack perpetrated last (...)
' Térence Ntahiraja: “Burundi is peaceful despite some disruptions”

Peace is not absence of war, says political opponent

09-22-2017 September 21st is the international day dedicated to peace. The Ministry of the Interior says Burundi is peaceful in general despite some disruptions. As for Sahwanya FRODEBU, there is no peace in Burundi Térence Ntahiraja, Spokesperson for the Ministry of the Interior, says peace and security prevail in the (...)