Burundi imposes speed limit for vehicles countrywide

The Burundi ministry of Internal Affairs and Public Security has since last week started implementing the implementation of speed limits for vehicles countrywide and particularly in the country’s economic city of Bujumbura. “The Poliscans which measure the speed of vehicles within the captured area will be put in action from Tuesday,” a statement reads...

In Photos president Ndayishimiye’s maiden tour countrywide

Accompanied by the First Lady SE Angeline Ndayishimiye, the President of the Republic SE Evariste Ndayishimiye continued his tourism campaign this Thursday January 13th visiting the National Park of Ruvubu, a tourist attraction spreading through the provinces of Muyinga and Cankuzo provinces up to the Tanzanian border on an area of 50,800 ha. After...

Street children, beggars given ultimatum off the streets

Burundi government has issued an ultimatum for street children and beggars to be off the streets in a two weeks’ time, the statement from the ministry of solidarity indicated that legal measures will be taken on whoever will be found begging on the streets after the given period. “To Burundians and non-nationals who’ve got...

Burundian students back home amid lockdown in Uganda

Majority of the Burundian middle class families prefer sending their children to Rwanda, Uganda or Kenya for further studies in pursuing their degrees or masters in different fields. Since the pandemic hit the East African community early this year, most of the member states have imposed measures to curb the spread of Coronavirus including...

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...

EAC treaty to be amended to accommodate Kiswahili

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

All You Need to Know About Ramadan

The Muslim holy month is upon us once again, where A billion Muslims worldwide are celebrating it and spending it in spiritual reflection, fasting, and worship. Ramadan marks the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, but its dates change each year according to the Gregorian calendar. Here is what you need to know about Ramadan, and all...

12 people arrested for eating during Ramadhan

The Tanzania Police Force said that on Thursday 28 March 2024 the West Urban Police Force arrested 12 people on suspicion of eating during the holy month of Ramadan. Confirming the arrest of the suspects, the Acting Police Commander of the West Urban Region, Abubakar Khamis Ally said that the young men have been...

Continental journalists meet in Dakar over AfCFTA 

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) is conducting three days session on behalf of media houses from French speaking countries on the benefits of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), 20 francophone journalists are in attendance at Radisson Blue Sea Hotel in Dakar, Senegal expecting build their capacity on the continental trade from September 7th-9th,...

EAC to set up Urgent response fund for floods and environmental disaster victims

Over 2.8 million people have now been affected due to unusually heavy rainfall and flooding in Eastern Africa. PHOTO| Red Cross Burundi. The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) has called on the regional heads of state to put in place an urgent response fund for floods and environmental disaster victims in the community.
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