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Remains of man dug up in Ndava commune

03-22-2019 The Truth and Reconciliation Commission-CVR, this March 20, dug up the remains of a man reportedly killed in 1993 in Mahonda area in Ndava commune of Mwaro province. Aloys Batungwanayo, CVR commissioner, says the remains of a man identified as Déo Nizigama was discovered during farming activities two months (...)
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Better prevention than reconciliation, says RANAC party

03-22-2019 Following the celebration of the International Day against social and racial discrimination on 21 March, the National Rally for Change-RANAC has denounced some disparities observed in some sectors of the country. Georges Nikiza, Spokesman for RANAC party has said there are some practices which still show social discrimination in (...)
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Burundian Leaders called on to be competent

03-20-2019 Anicet Mahoro, speaker in a two-day meeting organized by a local NGO « Initiatives et Changement-Burundi Tugender-ubuntu » this 19 March, has said leadership in Burundi is faced with several challenges, many of which related to financial means. “A good leader should have an objective. And it is impossible (...)
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Buterere: No access to dumping ground due to scattered waste around it

03-19-2019 Domestic waste risks overflowing into households in Mugarura quarter of Buterere zone in Ntahangwa urban commune in the north of Bujumbura capital. Trucks used to collect waste do not have access to the dumping ground. “The road to this place is now blocked”, says one of the employees of (...)
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ActionAid committed to Women’s effective employability

03-17-2019 Put aside the relevant issue concerning valuing women’s work, the exchange workshop organized on Friday, March 15 by Actionaid, put a spotlight on women’s employability. “A real quiet force that it is worth making profitable,” said Léopold Bizimana, President of the Standing Committee on Human Rights at Burundi National (...)
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Together, let’s value women’s work!

03-17-2019 As part of the activities organized for the celebration of the day dedicated to women’s rights this Friday March 15, the NGO Action Aid held an exchange workshop with the actors in the protection of women’s rights. The theme was “The woman at the center of innovative programs of (...)
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Collapsed ravine destroys three houses in south of Bujumbura

03-15-2019 A collapsed ravine has already caused the destruction of at least three houses leaving others threatened in Muha urban commune, in the south of the Burundian capital. The population asks for the government intervention. Pasteur Bizimana, owner of a house that has been destroyed, says the gully was noticed (...)
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Batwa women faced with several problems

03-15-2019 Discrimination, under-representation in decision-making bodies, lack of land and raw materials for pottery, are among the problems encountered by Batwa women in Burundi. Esperance Minani, a Mutwa from Mwaro, says in the past, a Mutwa woman lived on pottery. Today, it is no longer possible due to the lack (...)
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Health officials and decision makers called on to support kidney disease patients

03-15-2019 On the celebration of the World Kidney Day this 14 March, “Vision Santé”, the club of students in medicine faculty at Ngozi private University in close collaboration with CMCK Hospital has organized a one-day campaign to screen people for kidney disease risk factors. It is around 10 a.m at (...)
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Six pupils jailed for defacing President’s photograph

03-14-2019 Six pupils from Kamuri Basic School in Kirundo province have been imprisoned. They are accused of having defaced the photo of President Pierre Nkurunziza on Tuesday 12 March 2019. When they were arrested, they were seven: one boy and six girls all from Kamuri basic school in Kirera area (...)
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