Ruto sworn in as Kenya’s 5th president

At Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi Kenya,William Samoei Ruto was sworn in as the country’s new president a month after he was declared as the president-elect  by the country’s Independent Electoral Commission. During his maiden Speech at Moi International Sports Centre in Kasarani as the 5th president of Kenya, William Ruto assured all Kenyans that...

Burundi cabinet sworn in, all set for the new government

In front of the president, constitutional court and the law makers, the new Burundi cabinet was sworn in after the former Prime Minister Alain Guillaume Bunyoni was relieved from his duties, earlier on Wedneday the parliament voted for the new Prime Minister Gervais Ndirakobuca. Alain Guillaume Bunyoni’s impeachment meant that the whole cabinet left...

Ndirakobuca sworn in as the Prime Minister

Burundi parliament and the senate this Wednesday unanimously voted Gervais Ndirakobuca as the country’s Prime Minister replacing Alain Guillaume Bunyoni after two years in the office. Alain Guillaume Bunyoni who is the former public security minister took over the new office of the Prime Minister in 2020 after the country’s constitution was amended scrapping...

Private sector calls for harmonization of standards to boost intra-EAC trade

The East African Private Sector have urged governments to fast-track the harmonisation of East African Standards during the EABC-TMEA Regional Public Private Engagement on Standards held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania last Sunday. Evidence shows harmonization of standards increased the intra-trade by 10%, reduced inspection & clearance costs at the border from USD. 500...

YouthConnekt Africa Summit to be hosted in Kigali next month

The 5th edition of the YouthConnekt Africa Summit is under the theme Accelerating Investments in Youth: “Resilient Youth, Resilient Africa”, will be held from 13 – 15 October 2022 in Kigali, Rwanda. Building on its unique convening power, the edition of the continental annual youth gathering projects is set to attract over 10,000 participants...

All set for JAMAFEST in Bujumbura

Preparations are in high gear for the 5th Edition of the East African Community (EAC) Arts and Culture Festival, popularly known as Jumuiya ya Africa Mashariki Utamaduni Festival (JAMAFEST) scheduled for 4th -12th September, 2022 in Bujumbura, Burundi. The main objective of the Festival themed “Harnessing cultural resources to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19...

60 arrested as police conducts crackdown on street kids

Burundi police on Wednesday morning carried out a major operation on removing and clearing street kids off the streets in Bujumbura in what it said that the move was to secure the city and avoid crime rates in the city. “The police carried out a roundup of street children and homeless people in all...

Katerina singer arrested in Bujumbura

Bruce Itahiwacu aka Bruce Melody a Rwandan musician was arrested ahead of his concert in Bujumbura on Wednesday by the police accused by one of the businessmen of not honoring the contract they had in 2021. “Bruce Melody is in custody and under investigation for fraud,” said Pierre Nkurikiye the spokesman of the Internal...

Burundi Army accuses media of false information

The Burundi National Defense Force (FDNB) spokesman colonel Biyereke Floribert said that there has been ongoing misinformation about the deployment of Burundian army in DRC in efforts to restore peace and stability in the newly annexed East African member state. In his statement that was released on Friday August 26th, the army spokesman said...

Mauritania vows to allow citizens access the African Court

The Prime Minister of Mauritania Mohamed Ould Bilal told the visiting President of the African Court Lady Justice Imani Daud Aboud and her delegation in Nouakchott over the weekend that his country will soon allow citizens to access the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights. ‘’I am convinced that Mauritania is on its...
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