Prize-giving to 2015 winning football teams

11-23-2016 Burundi Football Federation-FFB president Révérien Ndikuriyo gave prizes to the teams which won last year championships on Tuesday 22nd October. The event took place at FFB office. The prizes amounted to more than 40 million Burundian francs and were distributed to different winning teams. Révérien Ndikuriyo also gave eighty (...)


10-25-2016 Harambee Starlets went down 0-1 against the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon in an international friendly match played at MISC Kasarani Stadium in Kenya on Saturday 22nd October. This was the first loss for harambee starlets since 20th September in the Cecafa Women Championship finals which was held in Jinja, (...)

Francine Niyonsaba: « My dream is to win 2020 Gold Medal”

09-20-2016 After winning silver medal in Athletics at the 2016 summer Olympics-Women’s 800 metres at Rio, Francine Niyonsaba expects to carry out several projects. On her holidays, Francine Niyonsaba expects to visit and sensitize youth from different localities. “I will firstly endeavor to train myself to improve my record and (...)

Uncertainty about the African Cup of Nations 2015: Ebola is disrupting football

11-06-2014 The African Coup of Nations (CAN) is expected to start in three months time, but nobody knows where. Some suggest postponing it, while others want to cancel the competition.-By Lorraine Josiane Manishatse Morocco was supposed to host CAN 2015 from 17 January to 8 February 2015. The country asked for (...)

Roller skating in Burundi

09-23-2014 Roller skating can be a fun leisure activity, a competitive sport, or a mode of transportation. While it is practised by numerous young people, the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture doesn’t recognize it.-By Diane Uwimana It seems dangerous and unbelievable. How those young people learn the proper stance (...)

Bujumbura Marathon supported by Olympic Champions

09-09-2014 The first edition of Marathon has been held at Bujumbura this 31th August. It has been supported by two Olympic champions from Kenya. About 600 people have participated among which Congolese, Burundians as well as foreigners living in Burundi.-By Lorraine Josiane Manishatse The first Edition of Bujumbura Marathon held (...)

A First Burundian tennisman participate in Youth Olympics

09-03-2014 Guy Orly Iradukunda is making his family and country proud. The young Burundian tennis player is the first Burundian toparticipate in the Youth Olympic Games and the second one to play a Global Tennis tournament.He recentlyparticipated in tennis matches at the Nanjing Summer Youth Olympic Games, from August 17 (...)

Qatar 2022: Accused of corruption, AFC members react

06-28-2014 At the beginning of June, the British newspaper “Sunday Times” published an article on probable corruption of some African authorities of African Football Confederation (AFC) to support the Qatar for the 2022 World Cup Organization.-By Yves Didier Irakoze “According to the British newspaper, a-gas- wealthy Emirate Authority paid bribery (...)

« Reducing deaths caused by road accidents is our main objective! »

04-23-2014 This Sunday, 14th April 2014, a Slalom has been organized at Bujumbura to resume motor sport activities. An Interview with Anselme Bigirimana, the Chairman of Burundi Automobile Club (CAB).-By Lorraine Josiane Manishatse What does Slalom mean? Slalom is a skilled and Timed Manoeuvrability Event of starting and braking on (...)

“It is a great honor for Burundi and Burundian women”

04-15-2014 Lydia Nsekera has recently been appointed to lead the International Olympic Committee Women and Sport Commission for a period of four years. It is the first time a Burundian woman holds that post.–Lorraine Josiane Manishatse What is your impression after being appointed in that position? I am very glad (...)