Joella Bigirimana

Joella Bigirimana

Rumonge: Waste management poses problem without dump

Waste from households or units extracting palm oil and the lack of latrines in some public places are the main concerns expressed by the population during an exchange meeting organized by “Yaga Burundi” association. The commune promises the establishment of a dumpDue to the lack of a dump, wastes of all kinds are thrown into […] (...)

Politicians diverge on message delivered by Catholic Bishops

Following the concerns raised by the Conference of Catholic Bishops of Burundi-CECAB on the prevailing situation in the country on the eve of Christmas Day, political leaders have differently welcomed the message delivered in different catholic churches. Tatien Sibomana, spokesperson for the Coalition of Independents ‘Amizero y’Abarundi” says the Catholic Bishops delivered an important message […] (...)

African Union Shouldn’t Tolerate Banning Pregnant Girls from School

By Agnes Odhiambo and Elin Martinez In June, Burundi joined a small group of African countries that ban pregnant girls from continuing with formal education in government schools. Burundi’s Education Ministry banned the boys who get the girls pregnant as well as the girls themselves from going to public or private school. Burundi’s ban is […] (...)
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