Almost six hundred Burundians repatriated from Tanzania

296 families were repatriated including 337 men and 253 women respectively from the provinces of Ruyigi (251) Makamba (163) Cankuzo (40)...

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...

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...

Gitega detracts Catholic Church statement

Last week the Secretary General of the ruling party CNDD-FDD Evariste Ndayishimiye slammed the Catholic leadership statement, accusing the church of...

Burundi deports 138 foreign nationals for illegal stay

30 Congolese nationals being arrested arrested found in a building ​​Cibitoke suburb loctaed in Bujumbura on September 18/2019. PHOTO| FILE.

EACSOF petitions Regional Assembly over remittance delay

According to the regional civil society umbrella, as of September 13th 2019 it was only Uganda and Rwanda who had remitted...

EAC declares Fridays as ‘Afrika Mashariki Fashion Day’

The SCTIFI urged EAC Partner States that produce cotton to set up national cotton lint buffer stock mechanisms to ensure all...

Number of migrants now growing faster than world population, new UN figures show

With forced displacements continuing to increase, refugees and asylum seekers account for close to a quarter of global increases, which have...

Burundi’s Central Bank moves to stifle the parallel market

Burundi Central Bank governor Jean Ciza while addressing the media on Tuesday 17.September.2019 in Bujumbura. PHOTO| Burundi Times Burundi’s Central...

Rights Commission calls for urgent intervention as some schools lack infrastructure

CNIDH says the team of four Commissioners deplores pitiful conditions which undermine the right to education and health of these children. PHOTO|...
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