Burundi travel document applications goes digital

Burundi’s Immigration Authority has announced an online website to apply for different travel documents including passports. “All the documents that the Immigration authority issues including Passports, Laissez-Passer, Visas will now be requested online. No need to queue at the Immigration Authority’s office,” a statement read from Burundi’s ministry of Internal Affairs.

Total Energies CHAN Groups revealed

The draw which took place on Saturday evening in Algiers revealed the groups of the TotalEnergies African Nations Championship Algeria 2022. In group A, host Algeria will lock horns with 2014 CHAN winners Libya, Ethiopia and Mozambique. Group B features two-time champions Congo DR, Uganda, Cote d’Ivoire and Senegal. Group C...

Burundi-Rwanda border accessible

Burundi and Rwanda border is accessible to travelers according to the local officials at the border, despite having no any official declaration from Gitega several sources confirmed that the border between the two countries recommenced activities. “Both countries are open in prioritizing their relations. The two countries delegated their special envoys as a sign...

Burundi-Nigeria business summit set to boost trade

Burundi president Evariste Ndayhsimiye this Tuesday September 27th officially kicked off the business summit between Burundi and Nigeria in Bujumbura in efforts to strengthen the bilateral cooperation between the two countries through investment in the private sector and trade promotion. “This Burundi and Nigeria Business summit calls for ambitious commitments to break the current...

EABC outlines new business priorities for regional trade growth

The Board of the East African Business Council (EABC) held its 84th Meeting in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and outlined priorities set to boost intra-EAC trade and investments. In her speech to the 84th EABC Board Meeting, the Chairperson Ms. Angelina Ngalula lauded the EABC Secretariat for championing the adoption of 35% as the 4th band of...

Packaging remains key to promote tourism investment in EAC

According to the resolutions made at the final day of the 2nd East African Community (EAC) Tourism Expo that concluded in Bujumbura, Burundi on Monday afternoon, East African Community (EAC) Partner States were urged to cooperate in packaging and promoting tourism investment opportunities and incentives in the region through different fora. Partner States agreed...

Inter-star comes from behind to defeat Atletico New Oil Academy

On the match day 7 of Burundi National league kicked off on Saturday that saw Inter-stars taking on Atletico New Oil Academy with both teams having lost their previous matches against Aigle Noir and Rukinzo FC respectively. This season’s Primus League match day 7 at Inter-Stars hosted Atletico New Oil Academy at Intwari Stadium.

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...

Burundi slams Nyegenyege performance

As the controversial festival named Nyegenyege kicked off last week, it caused mixed reactions in Uganda parliament and leadership which after a heated debate was let to proceed in Jinja Uganda from September 15 to 18, 2022. But this time around the festival didn’t go well on Burundian side as Gitega has threatened to...

Burundi EALA members unveiled, competition ahead

The Burundi parliament on Wednesday 14th approved the nine members who will represent the country in the 5th parliament of the East African Legislative Assembly. “We hope we are going to deliver our utmost and serve the community and we are looking forward to take the speakership,” said one of the EALA members.
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