Politics
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Five CNL party members arrested in Nyabitsinda

11-29-2019 MP Noé Mbonigaba, one of CNL leaders in Ruyigi province says five party members have been arrested in Ndago and Mago areas of Nyabitsinda commune, this November 28. He also says the motives behind this arrest are due to a confrontation that occurred in the locality on November 22. (...)
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CENI urges judicial officials to intervene in electoral disputes

11-29-2019 Pierre Claver Kazihise, Chairman of the National Independent Electoral Commission-CENI has said judicial officials are key partners in punishing electoral infringements. “Judicial officials must know the content of the electoral code to impose sanctions related to the election- based conflicts,” said Kazihise. It was during a workshop on electoral (...)
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Residents of Mabayi gripped by fear

11-23-2019 The presence of heavily armed Rwandan soldiers at the border is causing fear among the population of the neighboring area with Rwanda. The administration reassures and calls on the population to identify any new people in the area. The inhabitants of Ruhororo, Miremera, Gitukura localities of Ruhororo area and (...)
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FRODEBU determined to participate in 2020 election at any cost

11-22-2019 “Despite the restriction of political space in the country, FRODEBU party will participate in the upcoming 2020 elections,” said Pierre Claver Nahimana, FRODEBU chairman, at a press conference held on 21 November when presenting the electoral strategy of this party. He refers to recent attacks carried out by an (...)
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Ngozi : Clashes between CNDD-FDD and CNL party militants in Nyamurenza commune

11-18-2019 Clashes erupted on Sunday, November 10 in Nyamurenza commune of Ngozi province, between activists of CNL and CNDD-FDD parties, on the occasion of the inauguration of the communal office by CNL party. Both parties accuse each other. The confrontations would have been followed by a “selective hunt” against CNL (...)
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Thirty CNL party members arrested in Ngozi within four days

11-14-2019 Térence Manirambona, Spokesperson for CNL party said at least 30 CNL party members from Marangara, Gashikanwa and Nyamurenza communes in Ngozi province have been arrested and detained in communal dungeons since 10 November. “All CNL leaders from those localities were also detained”, he said adding that one party member (...)
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CNDD-FDD party boss calls on Burundians to choose good leaders

11-14-2019 “When they started the fight against the existing regime of that time, many Burundians did not support them. But now, they are enjoying peace that resulted from their efforts,” said Evariste Ndayishimiye, Secretary General of the ruling party CNDD-FDD at the official launch of the week dedicated to the (...)
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Morale of detained journalists of Iwacu Press Group suffering

11-13-2019 The morale of four journalist of Iwacu Press Group that are Christine Kamikazi, Agnès Ndirubusa, Térence Mpozenzi, Egide Harerimana and their driver Adolphe Masabarakiza, imprisoned in Bubanza prison declined on Tuesday 12 November 2019. It was the day after the judges of the Ntahangwa Court of Appeal went to (...)
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Detained journalists of Iwacu Press Group asked to appear by surprise

11-12-2019 Officials of Bubanza prison asked in the afternoon of 11 November around 8 pm four journalists of Iwacu Press Group that are Christine Kamikazi, Agnès Ndirubusa, Térence Mpozenzi, Egide Harerimana and their driver Adolphe Masabarakiza to appear by surprise before the judges of Ntahangwa Court of Appeal. Those journalists (...)
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2020 Elections : End of illusions for opposition parties

11-11-2019 Opposition parties lay into the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI). According to them, this commission favored the ruling CNDD-FDD party in the composition of its dismemberments. CENI rather speaks of a well done job. According to Térence Manirambona, spokesman for the National Congress for Liberty (CNL), his party got (...)