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Burundian girls encounter serious obstacles to complete studies

10-10-2019 «Burundian girls face a major challenge. They do not complete their studies and consequently they do not achieve effective development, “said Martin Nivyabandi, Minister of Human Rights, Gender and Social Affairs on the occasion of the World Girl Day celebrated on 9 October. In the same vein, Claudette Niyonzima, (...)
Education

Education Ministry deplores poor performance in national test 2019 edition

08-16-2019 At a press conference held on August 16th, the Burundian Minister of Education has said the results of the national test 2019 edition are generally bad. “Only 14% of candidates who took the national test have got at least 50%, i.e. 100 out of 200,” says Janvière Ndirahisha, Burundian (...)
Politics

National land commission says lies and fake documents hamper its work

08-03-2019 Dieudonné Mbonimpa, Spokesperson for the National Commission for Lands and other Properties-CNTB says several obstacles hinder the achievements of the commission. “Lies, fake testimonies and documents slow down the work of the commission,” he says. For him, it becomes difficult to verify some documents as the stubs of some (...)
Society

National land commission says lies and fake documents hamper its work

08-03-2019 Dieudonné Mbonimpa, Spokesperson for the National Commission for Lands and other Properties-CNTB says several obstacles hinder the achievements of the commission. “Lies, fake testimonies and documents slow down the work of the commission,” he says. For him, it becomes difficult to verify some documents as the stubs of some (...)
Education

Graduates of Dama high school in Rumonge claim diplomas

05-15-2019 Former students of Dama high school in the southern Rumonge province who completed high school in 2017 staged a sit-in on May 14 in front of the school’s management office. They ask to be given their diplomas. They want to know the reasons that prevent them from getting their (...)
Education

Teaching staff required to wear wrapper on World Labor Day

04-12-2019 Janvière Ndirahisha, Minister of Education urges all civil servants from her institution to prepare for the World Labor Day celebrated on 1 May. In a note issued on 11 April, Minister Ndirahisha says each civil servant must contribute an amount of BIF 18,500 to buy a wrapper that they (...)
Education

Three universities and seven institutes temporarily suspended

01-11-2019 The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research released a ministerial ordinance prohibiting the registration of new students for the 2018-2019 academic year in three private universities and seven higher institutes. Gilbert Bécaud Njangwa, representative of one of the institutes suspended, says he is surprised by the decision made (...)
Education

Education ministry worried about high school dropouts

12-26-2018 Over 280.600 cases of dropouts are recorded at the national level during the 2017-2018 school year. The ministry of education is concerned about the phenomenon. Juma Edouard, spokesperson for the ministry of education, says the ministry has run a campaign to sensitize people to two phenomena that threaten the (...)
Education

Education ministry warns about illicit success in post basic schools

12-20-2018 In a press briefing held this Wednesday 19 December 2018, the spokesperson for the ministry of education has said students who have not passed the national test allowing them to go on with the post basic education should stop where they are and register in vocational schools as required (...)
Education

Education Minister rewards first ten laureates of National Test, 2018 edition

11-17-2018 Among the ten-grade-nine laureates of the National Test, 2018 edition, who have been rewarded, seven are from “Lycée Saint Esprit”, one from “Lycée SOS”, one from Ngagara “Lycée of excellence” and the other one from “Lycée Makamba”. Each winner was given a lap-top Gianna Gateka Niyongabo from Lycée saint (...)