Decisive week for AFCON 2023

In this three-team group, Namibia (5 points), Burundi (4 points) and Cameroon (4 points) are all within a good chance of qualifying. Cameroon and Burundi meet on 12 September, and if one of the two teams wins the other will be automatically eliminated

DRC: 43 killed in Goma protests

UN Human Rights office said that it is concerned with the killing of at least 43 including a policeman,

Onana ends Cameroon exile in surprise international return

Cameroon goalkeeper Andre Onana has ended his self-imposed exile from international duty by accepting a surprise Indomitable Lions recall. The Manchester United sho-stopper has been named in the Indomitable Lions' 24-man squad for their upcoming TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Burundi on 12th September. The 26-year-old announced his retirement...

Burundi: The bitter sugar

Lack of sugar in Burundi for several months has now resulted in the suspension of some local leaders who were suspected of diverting essential sugar supplies from citizens.

USAID and Columbia University to provide $47 Million to Combat HIV/AIDS

USAID/Burundi has announced a new cooperative agreement that will significantly enhance the HIV/AIDS response in Burundi according to the United States Embassy.

Gabon officers declare military coup, President Ali Bongo detained

Military officers in oil-producing Gabon said they had seized power on Wednesday and had put President Ali Bongo under house arrest, stepping in minutes after the Central African state's election

Somalia negotiations to join EAC Kicks-off

Negotiations for Somalia to join the the East African Community (EAC) kicked off this Tuesday August, 22nd in Kenya’s capital Nairobi.

Can lactation spaces at workplace be the game changer?

As the world marks World Breastfeeding Week every first week of August, many breastfeeding mothers in Burundi still face a challenge of breastfeeding their new borns after resuming their work. The World Health Organization (WHO) called on nations to provide facilities of breastfeeding for working women. Burundi's law requires employers to...

High charges could derail electronic transactions in Burundi

Burundi's Central Bank (BRB) urged citizens to use electronic transactions to reduce cash transactions. The cashless payment system is said to be secure, reliable and prevent money laundering "To prevent inflation, the Bank of the Republic of Burundi (BRB) is doing a close follow up of the amount of bank notes in circulation regarding...

Burundi farmers still struggle to access markets

Farmers in the central province of Muramvya in Burundi are desperate to access international markets for their products in efforts to expand