2 killed as police launches investigation in Bujumbura

Burundi ministry of internal affairs and public security said that on Tuesday two dead bodies were found in one of the Bujumbura suburbs in Gatunguru. According to the spokesman of the Ministry of Public Security Pierre Nkurikiye, the dead bodies were found on Tuesday early morning at around 7:45 am local time.

Flood victims gets charity for Ramadan, calls for more

As Muslims marked fifteen days into fasting during the holy month of Ramadan, an organized group of Muslims in Bujumbura arranged and provided food for last year’s flood victims who were left stranded and government relocated them to Maramvya in the outskirts of the Bujumbura. “During Ramadan, we help those in need by donating...

Taliban bans neckties in Afghan schools

The Taliban regime has now banned students and teachers from wearing neckties in schools. The fresh move coming weeks after the regime that swept into power late last year banned girls from attending secondary school in what has sparked international condemnation. A spokesperson at the Ministry of Education of the Islamic...

China releases jailed Taiwanese activist, sends him home

A Taiwanese activist jailed in China returned to Taiwan on Friday after completing a five-year sentence. Li Ming-che, a community college lecturer and activist at a human rights non-governmental organisation in Taiwan, disappeared while visiting China in 2017. Later that year, a Chinese court found him guilty of subversion in a...

Taliban issues warning over civilians killed by Pakistan rockets

Taliban authorities warned Pakistan on Saturday after five children and a woman were killed in Afghanistan in alleged rocket attacks by the Pakistani forces in a pre-dawn assault along the border. “The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan condemns in the strongest possible terms the bombardment and attack that has taken place from the Pakistan side...

Burundi set to pass Law on access to information

Burundi is expected to put in place a law on access to information in efforts to promote authentic and ethical communications and journalism in the country according to the Burundi’s ministry of Information and Communication. While addressing the media representatives on Friday April, 15th 2022 in Bujumbura, Burundi’s assistant minister of Information and communication...

As ‘zero COVID’ bites, China’s leadership sounds alarm on economy

When Chinese Premier Li Keqiang called for a “sense of urgency” about growing economic risks during a meeting with provincial officials earlier this week, it was his third such warning in days. “We need to be highly vigilant for unexpected changes in the international and domestic situations, and downward economic pressure has further mounted,”...

U Talk adds Kirundi language on its Application

Euro Talk (U Talk) language learning company added Kirundi language on its long list of languages in efforts to open doors to non-Kirundi speakers to learn the language. “We are really pleased to have added Kirundi to the App which will help open up this important language to an international audience,” said Richard Howeson...

Q and A with Sandra Michelle Harerimana sharing her experience in Karate

Ms. Sandra Michelle Harerimana is a 34 years old Burundian woman who has been practicing karate since 2014 in club RUMURI KARATE Do, one of the clubs at the Burundi University. She spoke to Joella Nticiteretse on the Stereotypes, challenges she’s gone through while practicing the sport. What motivated you to practice Karate?Since my childhood, I have been...

DRC signs treaty of the accession into the EAC

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has finally joined East African Community (EAC) after the signing of the treaty of accession to the community. Kenya’s Uhuru Kenyatta who is the current chair of the summit of the EAC head of state signed the accession of the DRC in Nairobi on 8th April, 2022.
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