Kenya strengthens ties with Burundi, eyes DRC market

The free trade zone near DRC will be offered to Kenya’s private sector business men including the chambers of commerce and...

Regional Youth Ambassadors on border community sensitization

Youth Ambassadors with border officials at Kobero/Kabanga border during the sesitisation programme on the movement of goods,services and people in the region....

Burundi’s Central Bank moves to stifle the parallel market

Burundi Central Bank governor Jean Ciza while addressing the media on Tuesday 17.September.2019 in Bujumbura. PHOTO| Burundi Times Burundi’s Central...

Burundi outlaws cryptocurrency

Burundi Central Bank  cautioned the public and that no entity or financial institution is currently authorized to offer remittance or other...

NTBs hinders businesses as Tanzania-Burundi Trade Fair kicks off

A Burundian trader explaining to some of his customers about his locally manufactured products on August/30/2019. PHOTO| BurundiTimes.

Second Burundi Manufacturers and Trade Fair kicks off in Bujumbura

Burundi president Pierre Nkurunziza officially launching the Trade Fair in Bujumbura on 13/June/2019. PHOTO|FILE: Burundi State House.
EAC countries at risk of debt distress

East African countries at high risk of debt distress again

EAC countries at risk of debt distress
The farmers’ forum is expected to present a petition to the upcoming East African Community heads of state summit signed by one million farmers. PHOTO: Burundi Times

Farmers call for EAC member states to implement Malabo declaration

In the financial year 2018-2019 all the East African member states allocated less than 10% of the budget on agriculture...

UNCTAD: Foreign Direct Investment in East Africa declines

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows to East Africa fell by 14% in 2018, this is according to the UN Conference on Trade...

EALA to cooperate with ATT to eradicate illicit trade of weapons

The East African Community Legislative Assembly (EALA) is set to cooperate with the International committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to advocate for the partner states to ratify the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) aimed at preventing, and eradicating the illicit trade in Conventional arms and prevent their diversion in the East African Community.