EALA: Forest cover declining, Lake Victoria in dire need for sustainable measures

Chair of the Committee on Accounts, Dr Ngwaru Maghembe, told an attentive House late yesterday that if remedial measures are not taken, Lake Victoria risks being extinct in the next 123 Years. PHOTO| EALA. A report of the Assembly has lamented over the declining forest cover in the EAC region, while calling for remedial...

A 16 year old looks to ease business, services in East Africa

A 16 year old entrepreneur Ansh Sheth is setting up his legacy in East Africa through training the disadvantaged women on building chatbots for their local businesses. Ansh who is a junior at Harker High School is now working with Women in Technology Uganda (WITU) for the easy accessibility of business and services through...

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...

Two lifeless bodies found in Bujumbura

Last Monday Burundi Internal Affairs ministry announced that two dead bodies were found in a locked building in Kamenge a suburb in Bujumbura. “The dead bodies was of a man and a woman from the same locality. The circumstances of their death are not elucidated yet. But the most plausible hypothesis would be occult...

Nkurunziza launches peace torch tour

Burundi's president Pierre Nkurunziza while officially lauching the Peace Torch Tour in Karusi on September 10/2019. PHOTO| Burundi Presidency While in Karusi province located in the north eastern part of the country, Burundi president Pierre Nkurunziza launched the 13th edition of the peace torch tour in efforts to promote peace and solidarity within Burundians.

Burundi: Media Organizations call for the release of a detained journalist

A Burundian journalist Sandra Muhoza who works for a local media house in Burundi was arrested since last Saturday April, 13th, 2024 according to a joint statement issued by various organizations of media professionals that included the Burundi Press House and the Association of female journalists in Burundi. “We organizations of media professionals gathered...

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...

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...

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...

Q and A with the globe trotter Najmun Nahar

Najmun Nahar is the first Bengali woman whose mission is to travel 195 countries by road, carrying a Bangladesh flag in efforts to promote peace and humanity globally. Winning several awards including Recipient of International Peace Torch Bearer Award, USA, Miss Earth Queen Award, FOBANA, Nassau Coliseum USA among others. She spoke to Burundi...
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