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...

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...

Burundi, the land of Milk and Honey

Burundi also known as the Land of honey and milk is an east African Country covered by greens pastures, beautiful lakes and spring waters. The first feeling that someone would get once visiting the country is the freshness of the air that Mother Nature provides in the land. The tropical rain...

Water levels on Lake Tanganyika increases as floods hit neighbourhood

The water levels of Lake Tanganyika increased this weekend flooding to the nearby villages that caused damage to some properties and houses that are closer to the lake. Environment experts say that human-driven activities including pollution, deforestation, and unsustainable activities on the lake are among the causes of floods. “The lake...

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...

Four Burundian journalists to remain behind bars after appeal

  As part of the ruling the four journalists were fined 1 million Burundian francs. PHOTO| FILE. Four Burundian journalists are expected to serve 2 years and six months sentence after being found guilty of threatening the internal security of the country. This comes after the defendant appealed to the court...

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...

Four journalists’ fate to be determined in 30 days

The four journalists have been behind bars for six months after being sentenced for two years and a half. PHOTO| FILE This Wednesday four journalists from a local media organistion (Iwacu) appeared in the court in Bubanza where they appealed for the previous ruling that sentenced them two years and a half  of jail,...

Relief as government provides humanitarian aid to flood victims

Burundi's public security minister Alain Guillaume Bunyoni providing relief support to flood victims in Gatumba on April 21,202. PHOTO| BurundiMinistry of Public Security. Burundi government earlier this week provided food and other basic humanitarian needs to families and flood victims who lost their property during a heavy downpour last Sunday in Gatumba located in Bujumbura.

Government calls on Burundian Youths to drink what they can afford

Last month Bujumbura mayor and the governor of Burundi’s new capital Gitega imposed a ‘curfew’ on bars. PHOTO| FILE The Burundian government warned youths in the country over drinking alcohol beyond their financial capacity, this comes after a meeting between security officials met last week to assess and determine measures that will guarantee...
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