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...

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...

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 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...

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 gives eight months’ timeline to upgrade Intwari stadium

Burundi Football Federation (FFB) during a meeting held on September 20th 2022 in Bujumbura presented a renovation plan of Intwari stadium expecting it to meet the international standard and expected be finished by next year. “Alongside the architect who is helping us, we held this meeting so as to analyze what is needed so...

59th anniversary since the assassination of the Independence Hero

Every 13th of October Burundi remembers the assassination of her independence hero prince Louis Rwagasore, this year the country commemorated 59 years since he was assassinated in Bujumbura. Rwagasore is regarded as a hero in Burundi who played a critical role on the country’s independence in 1961. He was a key figure in Burundi’s...

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...

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...

Burundi’s Ageline launches Miss Burundi

Burundi’s First Lady Angeline Ndayishimiye on Tuesday 2, February 2021 officially launched the Miss Burundi Edition 2021 after years of suspension of the beauty pageant contest for almost four years. In her opening remarks Burundi’s first lady called on organizers to be inclusive and not being biased in selecting the country’s next most beautiful...
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