Bujumbura town


Three accommodation houses classified as five star hotels in Burundi

03-01-2019 Out of 37 classified hotels at the national level, only three were rated five star hotels. They are all located in Bujumbura town. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism has announced that this Friday 1 March, the results of identification and classification of hotels in Burundi. Jean Marie (...)

Environmentalist calls for use of biodegradable materials to safeguard environment

07-04-2018 While the world celebrates the Plastic Bag Free Day every July 03 to raise the awareness of the impact non-biodegradable plastic bags and bottles have on the environment, plastic materials are still seen everywhere in Bujumbura town. In the western part of Bujumbura at the place commonly known as (...)

Fuel shortage sparks controversy between government authorities over cause

04-20-2017 The Ministry of Energy and Mining says the shortage of fuel earlier his week was due to a “technical breakdown” that interrupted clearance processes within the Burundi Revenue Authority (OBR), an allegation the Authority denies. From last Monday till yesterday, many of the fuel pumps around Bujumbura town were (...)

Environment group to distribute young trees for free

11-01-2016 The environment association “Ça Nous Concerne Tous” intends to distribute young trees to residents of Bujumbura town and its overhanging hills from 22 December this year. “The only requirement to get the trees is to be a lover of the protection of the environment”, says Jadot Nkurunziza, the president (...)

No Security for cars parked in Bujumbura town

11-14-2013 Car owners living in Bujumbura Capital complain that they encounter serious problems to park their cars safely because they are often stolen.-By Lorraine Josiane Manishatse “We have a huge problem of parking our cars. One day, I had an appointment with a friend; we had to share coffee in (...)