' Fatou Bensouda will investigate alleged crimes against humanity committed in Burundi.

ICC authorizes investigation into Burundi

11-13-2017 The Pre-Trial Chamber III of the International Criminal Court has authorized Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda to open an investigation into Burundi. A blow for Bujumbura. Composed of Judge Chang-ho Chung, Judge Antoine Kesia-Mbe Mindua and Judge Raul C. Pangalangan, this Pre-Trial Chamber III has found that the evidence presented by (...)
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The UN Committee against Torture to review Burundi Human Rights deterioration

07-26-2016 The UN Committee against torture will conduct a special review of Burundi on 28 and 29 July in Geneva, in the light of the information it has recently received about the deteriorating human rights situation in the country. According to the statement issued on 25 July by the UN (...)
' Alain nyamitwe

AU Summit in Kigali : the reasons for Burundi withdrawal

07-20-2016 “We decided not to participate in the Executive Council and the Conference of Heads of States for two reasons”, explained Alain -Aimé Nyamitwe, the head of the Burundian diplomacy. The first reason he gave is that Burundi wanted to give a message to the African Union Commission that is (...)
' Burundian delegation exhibiting the national flag at Berlin International Show

Burundi exhibition at Berlin: promoting the private sector

03-27-2014 While Burundi won the first place as the best African exhibitor at the International Show at Berlin for three consecutive years, it has recently been ranked second this year. The reason: the objective has changed-by Diane Uwimana Four private operators in tourism represented Burundi during the last International Show (...)
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Symposium about Good 2015 Elections in Burundi

09-18-2013 The Burundian Association of Africa Center for Strategic Studies (ABUCESA) in partnership with the US Embassy in Burundi and Africa Center for Strategic Studies (CESA), has organized a two- day symposium towards targeted groups especially security forces, media and youth about their role for good 2015 elections at King’s (...)
' Noel Nkurunziza, the Chairman of ABUCO: “ Consumers will get an opportunity to have multiple-choice products of good quality and traders will get investment, import and export facilities in EAC member States” ©Iwacu

EAC Competition Policy: adopted but not implemented in Burundi

09-10-2013 An official launching of East African Community Competitive Policy and Law project has taken place on 3rd September 2013 at Star Hotel- Bujumbura. A slow progress in the implementation of the competition policy has been noticed due to limited awareness of its importance in EAC – By Lorraine Josiane (...)
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Burundian refugees chased away: « There is no peace and security when there are forced returnees in EAC”

08-26-2013 Since two weeks, Burundians living in Tanzania have been mistreated and forced to go back to their native country. According to one analyst, the two countries should negotiate to solve the problem very quickly and prevent any negative impact in EAC- By Diane Uwimana Some Burundians living in Tanzania (...)
' Lt-Col Marc Nimburanira a Heart specialist : “Burundi Government should give scholarships to doctors so that we can have cardio-paediatricians who will be able to deal with catheterization and surgery for children suffering from heart disease.”©Iwacu

No hospital for catheterization and heart surgery in Burundi

08-22-2013 According to Lt-Col Marc Nimburanira, a Heart Specialist, at least two children suffering from congenital heart disease come for consultation per day while a child suffering from acquired heart disease is consulted per week-by Lorraine Josiane Manishatse Among children who have heart disease, the majority suffers from congenital heart (...)
' Herman-Ndayisaba

Basketball: zone V Club Championship in Burundi

08-08-2013 Zone V championship for men and women in Basketball will be held from 5th to 11th August 2013 at Bujumbura-Burundi. An Interview with Herman Ndayisaba, the Chairman of Burundi Basketball Federation– by Lorraine Josiane Manishtse What is the main objective of that championship? The main objective of the championship (...)
' René Manirakiza: “The population in Burundi is estimated 
at 8 million of inhabitants with 2.5% of growth rhythm per year. As such, the number of the population will double in 2037 and will be 16million.©Iwacu

Limiting demographic pressure: an urgent need in Burundi

08-08-2013 Statistics show that in Burundi demographic pressure takes a high rate while there is a scarcity of natural resources. Nowadays, living conditions are actually difficult. Thus, the government should take good measures to manage the situation before things get worse and worse-by Yves Didier Irakoze According to René Manirakiza, (...)
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