' Serges Ntakavura: “The government of Burundi wants to draw the public’s attention to the role of civil protection”

Burundi government calls on everyone to get involved in risk reduction

03-01-2018 Every March 1st, the world celebrates the Civil Protection World Day. On the eve of this celebration, the government of Burundi reminds everyone of their responsibility for disaster risk reduction. Serges Ntakavura, Assistant to the ministry of public security, says recurrent disasters cause damage at an alarming level. “From (...)
' Michel Kafando, UN Secretary Special Envoy to Burundi

Burundi not ready to hold credible elections, says UN special envoy

02-28-2018 The decision of Burundi government to revise the constitution has hampered economic development, Michel Kafando, the special envoy of the UN Secretary General to Burundi told 15 members of the UN Security Council on 26 February. He said the current political situation in Burundi is not suitable to conduct (...)
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CENI: Data entry process is ongoing

02-27-2018 Pierre Claver Ndayicariye, Chairman of the National Independent Electoral Commission-CENI says 390,134 voters (8%) out of 5,000,742 registered people were computerized in three days. “Thanks to 207 installed computers, our data entry agents are rapidly computerizing registered people,” says Ndayicariye adding that CENI is waiting for 143 computers to (...)
' “Kurya Kanyoni” road where the grenade attack took place

Three people injured in grenade attack in Cibitoke Zone

02-27-2018 A grenade was thrown on the main road commonly called ‘Kurya Kanyoni’ crossing Cibitoke Zone, north of the Burundian capital in the night of 25 February. On-site sources say three people were seriously wounded while one victim was slightly injured. The police and local administration say only three people (...)
' CENI president said he was satisfied with the registration process.
 Opposition leaders met Mkapa on Monday (February 19th).

Constitutional referendum must be held at all cost

02-26-2018 The National Independent Electoral commission-CENI continues its process. After what it qualifies as massive registration of voters, the appointment by May is maintained. The National Independent Electoral Commission-CENI has announced proudly that the bet has been successful. Its boss, Pierre Claver Ndayicariye enthusiastically speaks about a “massive registration of (...)
' EAC country leaders in the 19th EAC Summit

19th EAC Summit: Two deputy secretary generals instead of five

02-25-2018 The 19th ordinary summit of the East African Community Heads of State held last week in Kampala has led to some conclusions among which the representation of the community by two deputy secretary generals instead of five. The summit decided that there shall be only be two deputy secretary (...)
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CNARED qualifies voters’ registration results as misleading and imaginary

02-21-2018 While the president of the National Independent Electoral Commission-CENI has reported the voters’ registration records at 112, 01 %, politicians from CNARED, the coalition of the opposition parties in exile qualify them as false and ambiguous. Pancrace Cimpaye, CNARED spokesman, says these records are not true and show how (...)
' Pierre Claver Ndayicariye: “The registration results are satisfying”.

CENI: « About five million voters registered for constitutional amendment and 2020 elections”

02-20-2018 Pierre Claver Ndayicariye, Chairman of the National Independent Electoral Commission, says 5,008,742 people including 2,382,388 men and 2,618,354 women have registered for the Constitutional amendment scheduled for May 2018 and 2020 elections. “It’s a great record in ten days. The figures i.e. 112, 01% are superior to the expected (...)
' Muhia Wanjiku: “Burundi is peaceful and safe. We call on foreign investors to boost its economy”

EALA delegation appeals to foreign investors to come to Burundi

02-20-2018 A delegation of 24 East African Legislative Assembly MPs from the six member countries of East African Community has arrived in Burundi since February 17, 2018.In a press conference held this Monday 19, the head of the delegation has acknowledged the peaceful situation that prevails in the country and (...)
' Citizens register for the upcoming constitutional referendum and 2020 elections.

Voters’ registration full of incidents

02-19-2018 Burundians have registered for both the constitutional referendum and 2020 elections. Some did so for fear of reprisals. In its mid-term review, the National Independent Electoral Commission-CENI has announced that more than 2,500,000 i.e. 56% of the expected number of voters have already registered after 5 days of registration. (...)
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