Q and A with the globe trotter Najmun Nahar

Najmun Nahar is the first Bengali woman whose mission is to travel 195 countries by road, carrying a Bangladesh flag in efforts to promote peace and humanity globally. Winning several awards including Recipient of International Peace Torch Bearer Award, USA, Miss Earth Queen Award, FOBANA, Nassau Coliseum USA among others. She spoke to Burundi...

EALA demands for South Sudan EAC minister

The East African Legislative Assembly called on for the South Sudan East African Community Minister Deng Alor Kuol to attend in the parliament’s business, this comes after the South Sudan minister failed to show up in any of the parliament’s business since his appointment back in 2020. “If it was a one-off...

Q and A with Bernadette Niyoyitungira

Burundi Time’s Joella Niciteretse spoke with Bernadette Niyoyitungira a student at Summit University a victim of 1993 civil war, shared her passion and experience in social and professional life. Bernadette is finalizing her studies at Summit International University majoring in Hospitality and tourism. She became the first Runner- Up of the Miss handicap Burundi...

Burundi to consider re-opening the airspace

Burundi government is set to consider the reopening of Melchior Ndadaye International airport next month after the mass COVID-19 screening campaign comes to an end. The mass test that kicked off on July 6th 2020 is expected to end this month as at least 445 people tested positive for the virus countrywide.

Q and A with Burundi’s Sada Nahimana

Sada Nahimana is a Burundian 19 year old female tennis player, born and grew up in Buyenzi one of the suburbs in Bujumbura spoke to Burundi Times’ Joella Niciteretse on her professional journey.   Who inspired you to play Tennis?  My father inspired me and he is the one who brought...

Q and A with Line Curie Muco Burundi’s first female sports journalist

46 year old Line Curie Muco is the first Burundian female sports journalist, she spoke to Burundi Times’ Joella Nticiteretse on her long journey in journalism and how it shaped her life when she was in early 20’s. What pushed you in to covering sports as a journalist?Honestly speaking I have never thought of covering...

Singing to empower women in Africa

Merck Foundation and Ghana’s First Lady Rebecca Akufo Addo stepped up last week to raise awareness through music on building heath care in Africa. PHOTO|FILE Merck Foundation and Ghana’s First Lady Rebecca Akufo Addo stepped up last week to raise awareness through music on building heath care in Africa. During the annual Conference...

Should Burundi kiss goodbye Kissing and Hugging?

One of the most common ways of the virus transmission is getting into contact with an infected person and exchange contaminated droplets. PHOTO| Reader's Digest Though no case is yet to be confirmed of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Burundi, citizens should start considering refrain from the cultural way of greeting that includes pecks, kisses...

Burundi to re-open airspace

The Burundi government spokesman Prosper Ntahorwamiye announced this November 3, 2020 that on ‪Sunday November 8, 2020‬ the International Airport will be reopened.Mr Ntahogwamiye while speaking to the state owned Television (RTNB), said that the prevention measures against Coronavirus will be observed for the arrivals and/or departing passengers. “If a positive case is diagnosed...

Burundi’s Nyabenda hands over chairmanship of EAC Speakers Forum

The Speaker of Burundi National Assembly Pascal Nyabenda while addressing the 13th meeting of EAC Speakers Forum in Kampala(Ugandan) December 10th, 2019. PHOTO|Burundi Times Burundi’s speaker of the National Assembly Pascal Nyabenda has on Tuesday December 10th 2019 hand over the chairmanship of the Bureau of the East African Community Speakers Forum after the end of his...
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