National Assembly urges political leaders to supervise its members for 2020 elections

08-02-2019 Pascal Nyabenda, Speaker of the National Assembly has exhorted leaders of the political parties to always remember that they are primarily responsible for the behavior of their members. “They must be adequately supervised and be prepared for the 2020 elections. Harmony should be preserved in the country,” says MP (...)

Over 500 prisoners released following presidential pardon

01-24-2017 568 prisoners have been granted a presidential pardon. Their release was officially launched on 23 January in Mpimba prison by the Ministry of Justice. During the ceremony of releasing the prisoners, Aimée Laurentine Kanyana, Minister of Justice, said the presidential pardon would allow 2500 prisoners to be released and (...)

CONAPES disapproves of teachers dependence on communes

11-02-2016 During the closing ceremony of the campaign held in all 119 communes of the country on 28 October, Révérien Ndikuriyo, the senate speaker insisted on the need to decentralize primary and secondary education services including staff payment. Stella Budiriganya, the senate spokesperson says the idea resulted from the suggestions (...)
Jean Bigirimana

A warm tribute to Jean Bigirimana

08-26-2016 On the fourth day of the week dedicated to Jean, Iwacu organized a ceremony closing the mourning week that has begun since last Monday, August 22, marking a month after the disappearance of our colleague. Acquisition of identical T-shirts, the putting in place of a large photographic portrait, calls (...)

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 (...)