EU denounces impunity in Burundi

In the statement issued on 17 September after the presentation of the report of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Burundi at the Human Rights Council, the EU says the conclusions of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Burundi are extremely serious and require the EU attention. The EU says that the experts of the […] (...)

One of Regideso offices caught fire

Fire broke out in the office of the company in charge of supplying water and electricity-REGIDESO in Bujumbura city in the morning of this August 23rd 2017. The acting director of the company gives a temporary report of damages and says a commission has been set up to investigate into the cause of the fire. […] (...)

Portrait/ “Jean, a courageous journalist and a great worker”

A week on with no news of our colleague Jean Bigirimana. Relatives, friends and former colleagues speak of a good family, active and hardworking man. ” He consults me on each and every issue. He is my husband and my friend at the same time”, the wife of Jean Bigirimana said in tears. She said […] (...)

CVR going on testimonies gathering stage

The announcement was made this Thursday, 28 July, in Bujumbura by Bishop Jean Louis Nahimana, the Chairman of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (CVR), in a press conference. “Awaiting the establishment of provincial offices, we decided to deploy a group of CVR commissioners to the ground to gather testimonies from victims and witnesses,” he said. […] (...)