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Administrative Court hears anew case between Bonesha FM radio and CNC

07-30-2019 On July 29th, Bujumbura Administrative Court has held again a public hearing of a trial opposing Bonesha FM radio and Burundi Media Regulator-CNC. In its decision of 23 July 2019, the Administrative Court of Bujumbura decided to reopen hearings on the case opposing Bonesha FM radio and CNC. The (...)

Administrative Court adjourns again trial between CNC and Radio Bonesha

06-25-2019 The Administrative Court of Bujumbura has held on June 24 the second public hearing on the trial opposing Burundi Media Regulator-CNC and the Radio without Borders ‘Bonesha FM’. It was adjourned for 27 May 2019 because CNC lawyer had not brought the completed file about the trial. . After (...)

Administrative Court adjourns trial between Bonesha FM radio and CNC

05-28-2019 The Administrative Court of Bujumbura has adjourned for June 24 the public hearing of the trial opposing the Radio Without Borders ‘Bonesha FM’ and Burundi Media Regulator-CNC that was scheduled for 27 May 2019. CNC defense lawyer has not brought the complete file about the trial. “We note that (...)

Radio and television stations banned from operating and another one suspended

09-29-2017 Burundi Media Regulator-CNC has withdrawn an operating licence from some radio and television stations set ablaze and closed during the political crisis in 2015. Another medium has also been suspended for three months. Representatives of those media speak of injustice. CNC has withdrawn the operating licence from some radio (...)

Hunt for Burundian journalists

08-03-2016 After Boaz Ntaconayigize, a journalist at Radio Bonesha FM exiled in Uganda was assaulted by four men armed with knives near his residence; the Chairman of Burundian Journalists Union (UBJ) expresses his deep concern about the escalation of violations of journalists’ rights up to their places of refuge. In (...)

The Aftermath of the ‘Dumb’ Rebels

01-22-2015 A 5-day war broke out in Murwi and Bukinanyana communes in Cibitoke province three weeks ago. The national army reported that more than 95 rebels were killed. Some of the corpses are still at the site while others are badly buried. The population is scared that they may catch (...)

The voice of children

12-04-2014 The Convention on the Rights of the Child was adopted 25 years ago on 20 November. The widely adopted convention includes the right for anyone under 18 to give their opinion, and be taken seriously by adults. But how easy is that in a country like Burundi?-By J. Berchmas (...)