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Burundian Politicians disappointed with 20th Summit over Burundi Crisis

02-05-2019 The 20th Summit of EAC Heads of State was finally held in Arusha-Tanzania on February 1 after its postponement for two times respectively on 30 November and 27 December 2018. Burundian politicians, however, diverge on the summit outcomes. Tatien Sibomana, spokesperson for the coalition of independent “Amizero y’Abarundi”, appreciates (...)
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EAC Summit: Between hope and despair

02-01-2019 While the Burundian dialogue is deadlocked, a summit of Heads of State of the sub-region is being held this Friday, 1 February. What can we expect from this session? Some of the answers. Burundians have held their breath on the eve of the summit. Optimists speak of the summit (...)
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Eight wounded in grenade attack in Buterere

01-29-2019 At least eight people have been seriously wounded in a grenade attack by an unknown perpetrator in a bar commonly known as « Chez Egide Nduwayo » on 9th avenue in Buterere zone of Ntahangwa commune, in the north of the capital Bujumbura. “It was around 7:40 p.m. in (...)
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Exclusive interview with Agathon Rwasa :”Why seeking to bring back single party system?”

01-28-2019 The First Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly goes back over the current issues at the beginning of this pre-election year. He expresses himself about the state of play on the approval of his new political party , the electoral code, his participation in the next elections, the life (...)
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UNHCR denies having distributed military clothing to Burundian refugees in Tanzania

01-26-2019 UNHCR denies reports that it would have distributed military clothes to the Burundian refugees living in Nduta camp in Tanzania. At a press conference held this January 25, Gogo Hukportie, UNHCR representative in Burundi, said UNHCR could not give unsuitable clothes because it fully respects cultural, legal and religious (...)
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Burundi National Television to move to digital system within 3 months

01-23-2019 The ministry of communication says the project of the national television to move from analog to digital system is ongoing and about to reach the final stage. Frédéric Nahimana, Minister of Communication, says within 3 months, the national television will broadcast in a digital system. “The project is at (...)
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Gihanga: About fifteen cows died out of more than seventy distributed

01-22-2019 Local farmers from Gihanga commune in Bubanza province received cows as part of a program involved in the fight against hunger. However, they die one after the other due to unknown diseases. Beneficiaries are worried. The provincial official in charge of breeding reassures. Some of the local farmers are (...)
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Over forty homeless families in Buterere

01-22-2019 Forty seven families made of 471 people from Mugaruro area, Buterere zone in Ntahangwa commune, in the north of the capital Bujumbura are now gathered at the former offices of Mutimbuzi commune in Bujumbura province. They left their destroyed houses due to the heavy rain that fell last week (...)
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Requiem for CNARED?

01-21-2019 From last week, the coalition of the opposition in exile-CNARED suffers defections. Some observers think it is living its last moments. Is everything lost for the coalition? Response elements. Members of CNARED are leaving the platform one by one. Words such as ‘disappointment’ and ‘failure’ appear many times in (...)
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Six people died in landslide in Bujumbura province

01-19-2019 A family of six died in a landslide due to flood caused by the torrential rain that fell in the night of this January 18, 2019 in Muyira zone of Kanyosha commune in Bujumbura province. A whole family made of a husband, his wife and their four children (one (...)
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