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AIJC2022: A call to end impunity for crimes against journalists

11-02-2022 During the 2022 African Investigative Journalism Conference (AIJC2022) held in Johannesburg from October 31 to November 2, participants from across Africa and outside expressed their concerns over persistent impunity on crimes committed against journalists. They called on solidarity and accountability. “About 263 journalists have been murdered because of their (...)
EAC integration

EAC warns partner states over outbreak of infectious diseases

03-15-2022 In a press release issued on 9th March, the East African Community secretariat urged partner states to take appropriate measures to prevent and respond to outbreaks of yellow fever and rift valley fever following heavy rains in some parts of the region. “The recommendation follows reports of an outbreak (...)

GIJC21: Journalists denounce growing threats against investigative journalism worldwide

11-04-2021 At the 12th Global Investigative Journalism Conference which took place online from the 1st to the 5th of November this year, journalists from across the globe have raised challenges that pose a threat to investigative journalism in the world. David Kaplan, Global Investigative Journalism Network Executive Director has said (...)

CNC appreciates positively media work in last three months

10-18-2019 During the presentation of the achievements of the last three months this October 18th, the Chairman of Burundi Media Regulator-CNC has said media worked in compliance with the law despite some slight mistakes. “In general, we have realized that different media in Burundi work in accordance with the law (...)

High number of Burundian children don’t master reading, says PAADESCO coordinator

10-18-2019 In the context of the celebration of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty this October 17th, the PAADESCO project coordinator has said 42% of children under ten are not good at reading both in Kirundi and foreign languages. Béatrice Samandari, National Coordinator of the project aiming to (...)

Fontaine Isoko to support Burundi government over New Deal agreement

10-17-2019 At a workshop held this October 16th, the Chairperson of Fontaine Isoko-a local NGO has said the latter will support the government to implement New Deal to improve the development and peace policies for countries affected by conflicts. “We are waiting for instructions and recommendations to support the government (...)

Burundian rural women confronted with several problems

10-16-2019 In the framework of the celebration of the International Day of Rural Women, Burundian women living in Muyira locality in Kanyosha municipality of Bujumbura province say poverty in households and lack of capital to run their own businesses are among the many problems they are faced with in their (...)

Traders in Bujumbura city report shortage of cement

10-11-2019 Traders in “Quartier Asiatique” neighborhood of Bujumbura city say they face the scarcity of cement since last week. They deplore the lack of foreign currencies to import it. At 9 a.m. in Quartier Asiatique of Bujumbura city, construction materials such as irons, metal sheets, etc. can be seen in (...)

Burundian police to conduct more searches to secure 2020 elections

10-11-2019 During the presentation of the ministry’s achievements for the last three months this October 10th, the Minister of Public Security has said the police will continue to carry out searches all over the country to make sure the 2020 elections are held in safety. Alain Guillaume Bunyoni, Burundian Minister (...)

Burundi: Bureaux de change face shortage of foreign currencies

10-10-2019 While discussing the new regulations of the Central Bank on foreign exchange this October 9th, owners of foreign currency exchange offices in Burundi have said they suffer the shortage of foreign currencies. “Our clients do not get foreign currencies because we do not have enough of them,” says Alexandre (...)