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UPRONA : Arusha spirit infinitely variable

04-30-2018 UPRONA members are called on to vote “yes” in the upcoming constitutional referendum. The decision was taken on Saturday, April 21 at the end of a regular session of the Central Committee. Olivier Nkurunziza, Secretary General of the party, assures that this instruction is in line with the spirit (...)
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UPRONA party factions far from reuniting…

09-18-2017 UPRONA party commemorates the 56th anniversary after its victory on 18th September 1961. It is currently divided into three factions which seem to be far from becoming one again. Though every faction claims to be the UPRONA that follows the legacy of Rwagasore, they all recognize their division. After (...)
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Which Uprona should participate in negotiations?

08-25-2017 Uprona wing not recognized by the government claims its place in the on-going negotiations. Other Uprona wings’ representatives criticise the demand. In a declaration made public this 23rd August 2017, Charles Nditije, the Chairman of one of the Uprona wings, not recognized by the Home Affairs Ministry, demands that (...)
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“No more wings in Uprona”, said Gashatsi

06-13-2017 Reacting to the declaration of Abel Gashatsi that Uprona is now unified, Tatien Sibomana says Gashatsi works with the ruling party. He also said Uprona has never been divided. On the 11, June, when he was in Muramvya, Abel Gashatsi, Head of Uprona wing known by the government, said (...)
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UPRONA: Misappropriation of its property?

06-05-2017 Voices rise against the sale of UPRONA party’s property. The party’s president rather speaks of making it profitable. Tensions are running higher within UPRONA party. Outcries come from everywhere. Both within the institutional UPRONA and that of the opposition converge on one cause to defend: land property. A piece (...)
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Uprona of opposition: “Nyakurization” on the horizon?

02-13-2017 Tensions are running higher within Uprona party of the opposition. The president of this party has been suspended from his duties. A decision that has neither meaning nor effect, says Charles Nditije. “The current president remains Charles Nditije,” said Bonaventure Gasutwa, newly appointed by Charles Nditije as a spokesman (...)
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Five UPRONA MPs replaced

10-12-2016 Five out of eight UPRONA MPs elected from Amizero y’Abarundi coalition have been replaced as they have never sat in the National Assembly since they were elected in 2015. According to Tatien Sibomana, the spokesman of UPRONA, the wing which is not officially recognized by Burundi government, they keep (...)
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Abel Gashatsi: “My mission is to bring together all Badasigana”

09-19-2016 On the occasion of the celebration of the 55th Anniversary of the victory of UPRONA party, the new president of the party Abel Gashatsi is pleased his party has now new governing bodies from bottom to top. His main mission is to gather all UPRONA members. Gashatsi expresses his (...)