BBC closes its office in Burundi permanently

07-17-2019 The British Radio BBC decided this 16 July to permanently close its office in Burundi. It also suspended all its activities in the country. On its Twitter page, the BBC announced that “it closes its office in Burundi after “the failure of negotiations with the Burundian authorities”. This decision (...)

BBC banned to broadcast and VOA still suspended in Burundi

03-29-2019 Nestor Bankumukunzi, Chairman of Burundi Media Regulator-CNC says the radio station British Broadcasting Corporate-BBC is completely banned to broadcast in Burundi while the VOA is still suspended until further notice. “BBC did not keep its promises since it had broadcast a documentary movie that turned out to be false, (...)

Burundi: Attorney General reacts to BBC report about human rights violation

12-13-2018 In a press conference held this December 12, 2018, the Attorney General of the Republic refuted the accusations made in a video report by the BBC. On December 4, the British television channel BBC aired a video in which Burundi security services are accused of running secret torture and (...)

Burundi in bottom ranks of African Governance Index

10-17-2014 Burundi ranks 38th, out of 52 countries and is the worst performing member of the East African Community. The Burundian Government claims that the classification is erroneous.-By Burundi in bottom ranks of African Governance Index Philippe Nzobonariba, Spokesman for  the Government: “The criteria on which they based the classification (...)

The Ambassador of Great Britain celebrated the Queen Elizabeth II anniversaries at Bujumbura

08-01-2013 On the occasion of the 87th Birthday of Queen Elizabeth II and her 60th Crowning Anniversary, British Ambassador to Burundi Mr. Ben Lewin resident at Kigali in Rwanda, celebrated the event on 18th July2013 at Résidence Ubuntu Hotel-Bujumbura- by Yves Didier Irakoze Apart from different Government Authorities, Members of (...)