Burundi’s Niyonsaba received with a hero’s welcome

Burundi’s female athlete Francine Niyonsaba was received with a hero’s welcome as drummers, dancers, artists and government officials on Wednesday September 22nd, 2021 took over the streets to welcome the ace from her very recent competition in Valencia. Niyonsaba is now the 2000m World Record holder after breaking the record of Genzebe Dibaba (5:23.75)...

What you need to know about grenade attacks in Burundi

Many have been left in crinkum-crankum as to why the random grenade attacks in Burundi particularly in Bujumbura city continue to happen, here are some of the facts that have continued to match these attacks on civilians especially in crowded areas like Bus parks. Since 2015 when protests erupted against late president Pierre Nkurunziza’s...

Mathuki calls for roadmap on refugee resettlement

The East African Community Secretary General Peter Mathuki last Sunday September 19th, 2021 called for a clear plan on equitable distribution of responsibilities in housing refugees in the region. His comments came during a virtual meeting with Clementine Awu Nkweta Salami the UN High Commissioner for Refugees regional Director for The East and Horn...

Surge in covid-19 cases, Burundi suspends social gatherings

Burundi’s Internal Affairs minister Gervais Ndirakobuca has ordered provincial governors to suspend all social events and ceremonies during weekdays. The move comes after the council of ministers met to assess the status of covid-19 in the country, according to the Internal Affairs minister socials ceremonies and gatherings have contributed to the surge of Coronavirus cases in the...

New World Record for Burundi’s Francine Niyonsaba

Burundian athlete Francine Niyonsaba broke the World’s 2000m in a race that took place in Croatia at 71st Boris Hanzekovic Memorial University Park on September 14, 2021. During her last 2021 competition, Francine Niyonsaba clocked her best running record in 2,000 meters finishing the race at 5:21.56 breaking the record of Genzebe Dibaba (5:23.75)...

Tanzania-Burundi to sign dry port agreement in November

Burundi and Tanzanian government are set to sign an agreement that will see Burundi utilizing the 10 hector dry port that was allocated by Tanzanian government  in Kwala area in coast region near the Dar es Salaam port. “We visited the place which is near to the port what next is that Burundi will...

Burundi, DRC sign agreement on aviation

Burundi and Democratic Republic of Congo last week on September 2nd 2021 signed an amendment of the 2016 agreement that allows the establishment of aviation operations between the two countries in their respective cities. According to the two governments during activities of the fourth session of the mixed commission which was held from August...

Export of raw products contributes to job loss in Burundi

The exportation of intermediate products in Burundi is said to have contributed to the loss of revenue and job in the country, according to the Burundi Promotion Agency. "We are missing the chances of creating employment because our industry is not yet able to change the composition of the products that we export and...

8 Burundians held in Uganda 

At least eight Burundian girls were held last week in Uganda while being trafficked to the Asian countries according to the security officials in Kampala. The Ugandan government while addressing the press this Monday August 30th, 2020 said that the eight Burundian girls who were stopped were being trafficked through Uganda.  

Burundi imposes mandatory covid-19 testing as schools set re-open

As Students country wide are set to resume studies after a long holiday of almost three months for the reopening of the first term this September, Burundi ministry of health imposed obligatory covid-19 screening for students before reporting to their respective schools. “The committee to combat the spread and contamination of COVID-19 discussed the...
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