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Sanctions against national Newspaper “Le Renouveau” lifted

On May 4, 2018, the National Media Regulatory Authority (CNC) took a decision to suspend the advertisement section of the national newspaper “Le Renouveau” for a period of three months. The sanction has just been lifted three weeks later.

Ramadhani Karenga: “Le Renouveau” newspaper recognized it fault and apologized for the mistake

Ramadhani Karenga: “Le Renouveau” newspaper recognized it fault and apologized for the mistake

In a press conference held this Wednesday 23rd May 2018, Ramadhan Karenga, the CNC chairman said this national newspaper has recognized the mistake and made an apology to CNC. “Le Renouveau newspaper recognized its fault and apologized for it ”.

He says the newspaper can resume its section of advertisements in different languages namely English and Swahili.

About the international radios that were banned from broadcasting in Burundi, the CNC chairman appreciates the effort made by those radios’ representatives. “Negotiations are going well. They sent correspondences in which they recognized some of the accusations and both of them will soon send their delegations to discuss with CNC”.

The national newspaper “Le Renouveau” was suspended for not having respected the note of April 18, 2018 recalling that in application of the declaration of publication made on January 15, 2004, the newspaper is published only in French and not in other languages.

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