Two people died in scuffles between population and police in Vumbi

04-04-2019 Two people died in the morning of Wednesday 3April in Kibande area, Vumbi commune in Kirundo province. According to Jean Baptiste Kwizera, communal administrator, since Tuesday night, the population wanted to kill a resident of that locality accusing him of being a sorcerer. The police who intervened to save (...)

Murder of wife by husband highlights criminal homicide peculiarity about Kirundo province

06-20-2017 The northern province of Kirundo is peculiarly rife with criminal homicide between spouses. The police say they cannot explain the phenomenon. The latest case: a man fatally battered his wife on Monday around midnight, the police report. Gabriel Nyabenda fatally injured his wife, Francine Nsengimana. The reports say he (...)
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“Finding Jean” Operation : Two bodies recovered from the Mubarazi River buried

08-17-2016 The two bodies fished out from the Mubarazi when searching for Jean Bigirimana, the Iwacu journalist who has disappeared since 22 July were buried in the afternoon of Tuesday,16 August in Muramvya province. Human Rights defenders whom Iwacu contacted confirmed the information. According to the same sources, there had (...)

Poor healthcare in some public hospitals: Things should change

12-24-2013 Some patients complain about the way they are cared for in some public hospitals. They want both physicians and nurses to treat them carefully to their expectations.-By Yves Didier Irakoze “I had a son of 3 months who had a fever; thetemperature was between 39 and 40°. We went (...)