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' One of the garbage dumps with too many plastic bags in Bujumbura city

Burundi: Environment activist applauds government decision to ban use of plastic packaging

08-15-2018 “The manufacture, import, storage, marketing and use of plastic bags and all plastic packaging are banned,” reads the presidential decree issued on August 13. “The measure was taken because plastics have a negative impact on the environment, human and animal health,” said Déo-Guide Rurema, Environment Minister (...)   0
Education
' Benjamin Manirambona was sentenced to 5 years in prison and 10 years without doing public service

Headmaster disguised as student during state exam sentenced to 5 years

08-15-2018 Benjamin Manirambona, a headmaster who was caught doing a national exam for his student has been sentenced to 5 years in prison. Mr Manirambona, Buterere Technical School headmaster, was arrested on Friday 10 August while he was taking a national exam in the place of a (...)   0
Society
' Banyamulenge still ask for justice

Survivors of Gatumba massacre ask for justice

08-15-2018 14 years after the massacre of more than 160 people mostly made of Banyamulenge refugees from Congo in Gatumba area of Bujumbura province, survivors still demand justice. Nkubana Vyabagabo, a representative of Banyamulenge living in Burundi, says he does not understand why Burundi justice has not (...)   0
Politics
' Michel Kafando: Burundi government has to resume dialogue with the opposition

Burundi: Reactions diverge over recent statement by Kafando to UN Security Council

08-14-2018 “The dialogue session for political leaders held on August 3 in Kayanza, at the initiative of the Minister of the Interior, led to the adoption of a consensual roadmap for the 2020 elections,” said Michel Kafando, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy to Burundi before the UN (...)   0
Society
' Over 55% of Burundian youth are unmployed

Burundian youth complain about lack of support

08-14-2018 While the International Youth Day is observed every year on 12 August to draw attention to youth issues worldwide, Burundian youth complain about the lack of support from their elders. “It is getting more and more difficult to find a job. After the academic journey, I (...)   0
Politics
' Members of the UN Security Council discussed the situation in Burundi in its 8325 sessions

Burundi: UN Special Envoy urges government to maintain inclusive dialogue

08-10-2018 Addressing the UN Security Council on 9 August, Michel Kafando, UN Special Envoy of the Secretary General for Burundi says two major activities should be undertaken to find solutions to the current political issues. “Political parties should work together to create a new political environment which (...)   0

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Our colleague Jean Bigirimana is missing since 755 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

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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

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Alain-Aimé Nyamitwe, Burundi Minister of Foreign Affairs

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

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Society

Burundian youth complain about lack of support

Over 55% of Burundian youth are unmployed
While the International Youth Day is observed every year on 12 August to draw attention to youth issues worldwide, Burundian youth (...)
08-14-2018 |   0

Politics

Burundi: UN Special Envoy urges government to maintain inclusive dialogue

Members of the UN Security Council discussed the situation in Burundi in its 8325 sessions
Addressing the UN Security Council on 9 August, Michel Kafando, UN Special Envoy of the Secretary General for Burundi says two (...)
08-10-2018 |   0

Environment

Lake Tanganyika: “Fighting against illegal fishing sites at all cost”

Seized mosquito nets and canoes are burnt
Gérard Nyandwi, chairman of the Technical Commission for Security and Lake Navigation says an operation to seize and destroy prohibited materials (...)
08-10-2018 |   0

Transports

Bus fare increases by 5% in Burundi

The bus fare inside the country increases by 5%
“The bus fare in Bujumbura city increases from BIF 380 to 400, while transport prices inside the country must not exceed (...)
08-10-2018 |   0

Society

Police destroy stands in Bujumbura city, owners say it is injustice

The destroyed stands behind the former central market of Bujumbura
The municipal administration and police authorities have proceeded with the destruction of “stands that don’t meet the required standards” at Hakizimana (...)
08-10-2018 |   0

Sports

Burundian athlete Francine Niyonsaba returns to country with silver medal

Francine Niyonsaba won a silver medal in 2018 African Athletics Championships
Despite the difficulties that the Burundian athletes delegation encountered to participate in the 2018 African Athletics Championships held in Asaba, capital (...)
08-08-2018 |   0

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