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Politicians say Rwagasore ideology has been left aside

10-13-2018 On the eve of the celebration of the 57th commemoration of the assassination of the independence hero on 13 October, Abel Gashatsi, Chairman of UPRONA party officially recognized by the government calls on Burundians to go beyond divergences and remain united. “Prince Louis Rwagasore lost his (...)   0
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' Fabien Baciryanino: “Some prisoners are detained while they are innocent”.

Independent MP calls on government to free illegally detained prisoners

10-13-2018 The independent MP Fabien Baciryanino calls on the Ministry of Justice to free acquitted prisoners. Fabien Baciryanino says there are three categories of acquitted prisoners who are still detained. “There are those who have been judged innocent by courts, those who have served their sentences and (...)   0
Human Right
' Térence Mushano: “Burundians will never know the truth unless the UN is involved”

Associations fighting crimes against humanities for renewal of CVR mandate

10-12-2018 After lawmakers pleaded for the renewal of the mandate of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission for four years, associations involved in the fight against crimes against humanity say they appreciate the proposition and expect that the commission will finally accomplish its missions. Aloys Batungwanayo, Chairman of (...)   0
Society
' Marie Lasia Karire: “Pregnancy is a serious problem for girls’ education”

Girls need extensive knowledge to avoid pregnancies in schools

10-12-2018 There is a need of extensive knowledge for girls to avoid school dropouts due to unwanted pregnancies. This has been said by APFB representative while celebrating the International Day of the Girl Child this October 11, 2018. Marie Lazia Karire, coordinator of the project “Menya umenyeshe” (...)   0
Health
' Franck Minos Sokoroza: “The number of consultations of mental patients has increased from 9,282 cases in 2012 to 16,359 in 2017.”

Mental patients in Burundi suffer lack of psychotropic drugs

10-11-2018 “The lack of drugs to fight against mental disorders in Burundi pharmacies, their high cost and the poverty of the patients’ families are the major problems mental patients face in Burundi,” said Dr. Franck Minos Sokoroza, the head of the medical department at Kamenge Neuropsychiatric Center (...)   0
Security
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Three people killed in Cibitoke province

10-09-2018 At least three people were reportedly killed in an attack perpetrated on “Camakombe” hill in Mugina Commune of Cibitoke western province. “A mother and her child were shot dead when armed people attacked her household at around 3:25 a.m. on October 8”, says a neighbor of (...)   0

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Our colleague Jean Bigirimana is missing since 816 days

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LeandreSikuyavuga, Chief Editor at Iwacu Press Group: “Iwacu filed a lawsuit against X, we are still waiting. We ask the authorities to redouble their efforts to shed light on what happened to our colleague”
Jean Bigirimana: No news about him seven months after his disappearance

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Facilitator Mkapa calls on stakeholders to put an end to the crisis.

Those who doubt Nkurunziza’s legitimacy “are out of their minds” facilitator of dialogue says

09-12-2016 |   Comments Off on Those who doubt Nkurunziza’s legitimacy “are out of their minds” facilitator of dialogue says

A poignant call by the spouse of the journalist Jean Bigirimana to the kidnappers

A poignant call by the spouse of the journalist Jean Bigirimana to the kidnappers

28-07-2016 |   Comments Off on A poignant call by the spouse of the journalist Jean Bigirimana to the kidnappers

Alain-Aimé Nyamitwe, Burundi Minister of Foreign Affairs

The African Union at the Cause of the decline of Burundi Invitation to Kigali

20-07-2016 |   Comments Off on The African Union at the Cause of the decline of Burundi Invitation to Kigali

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Health

Mental patients in Burundi suffer lack of psychotropic drugs

Franck Minos Sokoroza: “The number of consultations of mental patients has increased from 9,282 cases in 2012 to 16,359 in 2017.”
“The lack of drugs to fight against mental disorders in Burundi pharmacies, their high cost and the poverty of the patients’ (...)
10-11-2018 |   0

Security

Three people killed in Cibitoke province

CIBITOKE1
At least three people were reportedly killed in an attack perpetrated on “Camakombe” hill in Mugina Commune of Cibitoke western province. (...)
10-09-2018 |   0

Education

Boarding schools, luxury for students from low-income families

1st Scientific Section Class at Kayanza High School
Kayanza High School has received fewer students attending boarding school than expected this school year. The increase in school fees has (...)
10-09-2018 |   0

Politics

Suspension of foreign NGOs: Clarification or reversal?

Pascal Barandagiye: "Whoever will close the hospital will be held accountable for the consequences."
The National Security Council (CNS) suspended on Thursday September 27, 2018, the activities of foreign non-governmental organizations from October 1st. The (...)
10-08-2018 |   0

Governance

CSOs expect good results in fifth round of dialogue session

Gabriel Rufyiri: “Participants must consider the general interests rather than the individual ones”.
Following the announcement of the 5th round of the dialogue session from 19 to 24 October, local civil society organizations call (...)
10-07-2018 |   0

Politics

Amepci and AC Genocide Cirimoso call on CVR to identify all mass graves

Aloys Batungwanayo: “The past affects people in different ways”
After the Truth and Reconciliation Commission –CVR announced that it will soon proceed with a decent burial of human remains dug (...)
10-07-2018 |   0

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