Joella Bigirimana

Environment

Rumonge: Waste management poses problem without dump

06-12-2019 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 (...)
Politics

Politicians diverge on message delivered by Catholic Bishops

12-27-2018 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 (...)
Education

African Union Shouldn’t Tolerate Banning Pregnant Girls from School

07-19-2018 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 (...)
Society

Artists, respect our privacy

02-14-2015 The use of social media is emerging in Burundi.One in three young people cannot spend more than 30 minutes without being connected. The suppliers of goods and services are not to be outdone. Many use social networks to sell the image of their company. But a bad habit is (...)