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Media house managers living abroad called to abide by law

02-15-2019 Nestor Bankumukunzi, chairman of the National Media Regulator-CNC says correspondences will be submitted to media houses whose managers have been living abroad for a long time. “It’s against the law and it is a flaw that must be corrected,” he says. The chairman of CNC says this after a (...)
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Radio stations to unite people during electoral period

02-14-2019 Burundian radio stations are called to be the main tool to unite people especially during the electoral period. Nestor Nkurunziza, journalist Analyst, says journalists need to be aware of the different stages of the electoral process and work accordingly to unite people. “The elections are prepared since the normal (...)
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“Burundi: Démocratie piégée”, book that testifies about Burundi painful past

02-10-2019 Former president Sylvestre Ntibantunganya, officially launched his book “Burundi: Démocratiepiégée” this February 8, 2019. The book tells about the country’s painful past.   Sylvestre Ntibantunganya says he wrote the book because key political actors in Burundi’s history have a duty to testify to the country’s painful past to prepare (...)
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Book paying tribute to Burundian women to be launched soon

02-05-2019 Christine Ntahe, a former journalist known for peace and reconciliation actions and street children programs is going to launch a book that pays tribute to women and their struggle for unity during the war period. “There are courageous Burundian women who, in the midst of the chaos caused by (...)
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Communication ministry to serve as bridge between journalists and administration

01-22-2019 The ministry of communication promised to serve as bridge between journalists and administration. Mr. Frédéric Nahimana, Minister of Communication, says it when he was presenting his ministry’s achievements for the second semester 2018, this Monday 21 January 2019. He says he is fully aware that there is an advantage (...)
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PARCEM to set up Media Observatory

01-11-2019 Faustin Ndikumana, chairman of PARCEM, an organization involved in the changes of mindset says the media observatory’s objective will be to follow closely activities done by media houses and their regulator-the National Communication Council. “Media play an important role in the country’s development. People give their points of view (...)
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Burundi Revenue Authority awards four journalists

12-07-2018 Parfait Gahama, Iwacu Press Group journalist, as well as three others respectively from the National Radio and Television, Le Renouveau newspaper and Aigle Sport FM based in Makamba Province received on December 5, a certificate of merit for the professional work of educating and raising public awareness on the (...)
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Iwacu dismisses CNC accusations

11-23-2018 Léandre Sikuyavuga, Chief Editor of Iwacu Press Group says Iwacu Newspaper has never refused to respond to an invitation or a summons from the national media regulator –CNC. He refers to the accusations that CNC body made against the newspaper this 22 November. “Iwacu is accused of not balancing (...)
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Burundi Media Regulator committed to preventing mistakes made in past years

11-16-2018 Nestor Bankumukunzi, chairman of the National Media Regulator-CNC, has said there is a need to promote the new law governing CNC as well as the press law which were promulgated in March and September 2018 respectively. “Media professionals were summoned to appear in court and their some news organizations (...)
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Media Regulator to intervene when journalists are persecuted, says ABR Chair

11-03-2018 Onésime Harubuntu, chairman of the association of radio stations broadcasting from Burundi-ABR says there are now duties and rights for Burundian journalists thanks to the new press law dating from 14 September 2018. “Not only they have the right to get information and report it but also they and (...)
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