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...

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...

ICT in EAC urged to develop locally relevant content and software

Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) experts in East Africa have been called upon to develop locally relevant content, applications and services so as to make ICT meaningful in the daily lives and operations of people and organisations in the region. Tanzania’s Minister for ICT, Nape Moses Nnauye, said that to make ICT relevant in...

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...

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...

Prominent business man found dead in Bujumbura

The deceased is mostly known for his Forex Bureau business in Bujumbura. A prominent business man in Burundi Simbananiye Jackson aka Kirahwata was found dead in the early hours of Thursday morning at avenue de Imprimerie located in Bujumbura. According to Burundi public security spokesman Pierre Nkurikiye the deceased was abducted...

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...

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 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...

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...
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