' Emmanuel Nengo: “We deplore this behavior given that there is no evidence proving this banditry”

Batwa community concerned over members’ killings

05-24-2018 Emmanuel Nengo, Legal Representative of the Union for Batwa Promotion in Burundi-UNIPROBA says Batwa community is threatened these days. He refers to the last killing of Désiré Kubwami, aged 30, from Muhweza hill in Buhiga Commune of Karuzi Province killed on 18 May, one day after the referendum. “We (...)
' The Health Ministry in collaboration with UNIPROBA organized a campaign to raise Batwa Community’s awareness of family planning.

Health Ministry sensitizes Batwa community to family planning

12-14-2016 In a campaign organized on 8 December in Gitega central Province, Dr. Josiane Nijimbere, Minister of Public Health, calls on the Batwa community to adhere to family planning. According to a 2014 study conducted by the Union for the Promotion of Batwa (UNIPROBA) on social and political development of (...)
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“Batwa are stigmatized”

09-26-2014 The indigenous people of Burundi are optimistic about the 2015 elections. The leaders of the Batwa association (UNIPROBA) made it a priority to motivate all Batwa to participate in the coming elections, since they believe it is the only one way to make their voices heard. An interview with (...)
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Batwa salute Communities of Hope support

06-26-2014 Since five years, Batwa from Matara (Bujumbura) and Muyange II (Bubanza) appreciate the great support offered by the Communities of Hope NGO.-Yves Didier Irakoze “I was somehow living like a slave excluded from the community but now I’m integrated and have found my freedom in the community,” states Daniel (...)
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