Private Sector employs 90 percent of Africa’s working age

While address a session of the 14th African Union High Level Private Sector Forum at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi, Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for East African Community and Arid and Semi-arid Lands Rebecca Miano indicated that collaboration of regional value chains in Africa will open up domestic markets, achieve economies of scale and improve competitiveness...

Burundi and DRC private sectors meet to boost trade

Burundi and Democratic Republic of Congo chambers of commerce met on Tuesday in Bukavu (DRC) in efforts to boost the trade between the two countries.

EAC treaty to be amended to accommodate Kiswahili

Ahead of the 2nd EAC World Kiswahili Day celebrations that is being held in Kampala, Uganda

US ambassador hails Ndayishimiye’s government reforms

As the US Ambassador to Burundi Melanie Harris Higgins bids farewell after finishing her mandate of being US ambassador in Burundi

EALA now calls for sanctions on member states over defaulting

The East African Legislative Assembly is now calling on the Council of Ministers to invoke the relevant Treaty provisions to sanction the Partner States that have failed to meet their financial obligations to the Community.

Ndayishimiye: “Germans need to support developing Gitega”

Burundi’s president Evariste Ndayishimiye while addressing the public in the country’s capital Gitega

Only 24 percent of Burundian population access internet

During The East African Communications Organization (EACO) meeting that was launched on Monday 26th June 2023 in Bujumbura (Burundi),

Q and A with the EALA Speaker Joseph Ntakirutimana on the state of the Regional Assembly

Joseph Ntakirutimana is the East African Legislative Assembly Speaker who took over the office in December 2022, he spoke to BurundiTimes in Arusha, Tanzania on the state of the Regional Assembly ahead of his 5 year tenure. What were your expectation on taking over as the EALA Speaker? When I took...

Inflated rent of Health Research Commission in Burundi raises eyebrows

The East African Legislative Assembly released a report this Wednesday indicating the oversight activity that was carried out by the accounts committee that has raised eyebrows on the inflated amount of money to rent the commission’s Head Quarters in Bujumbura. According to the report, the East African Health and Research Commission rent a building...

Burundi defeats Namibia in African Cup qualifiers

Burundi’s Intamba mu Rugamba defeated Namibia’s Brave Warriors this Tuesday by 3-2 in their attempt to qualify for the continental prestigious competition the 2023 African Cup of Nations. Namibia just needed one point to qualify for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations only for the Intamba mu Rugamba to spoil their party.