EAC: South Sudan may face sanctions over remittance delay

Article 143 of the Treaty for the Establishment of the East African Community indicates that a partner state which defaults in...

Mass repatriation gains momentum as 812 arrives from Tanzania

Burundian refugees being received at Gisuru border located in Ruyigi province ealier in October 2019. PHOTO|FILE
EAC countries at risk of debt distress

East African countries at high risk of debt distress again

EAC countries at risk of debt distress

A.U justifies recalling the Permanent Representative, Diaspora petitions to reverse the move

Recorded clips surfaced on different social media accounts while Ms. Chihombori criticized some African leaders of remaining tight lipped on the...

EAC to set up Urgent response fund for floods and environmental disaster victims

Over 2.8 million people have now been affected due to unusually heavy rainfall and flooding in Eastern Africa. PHOTO| Red Cross...

No Nkurunziza for 2020 elections despite calls to contest

Burundi president Pierre Nkurunziza on 7th June 2018 announced that he will not contest in the next year’s general elections after serving his...

Burundi accuses UN agency for stalling repatriation exercise

In August 2017 representatives of Burundi and Tanzanian government alongside the UN refugee agency held a tripartite meeting to facilitate voluntary...
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...

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....

Burundi expels controversial pastor for ‘suspicious activities’

Burundi government have expelled the controversial pastor “Prophet Modeste after being detained by the security forces in Bujumbura earlier this month, the...
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