Somalia moves closer to join EAC

The Somalia president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud urged the East African Community to fast-track his country’s admission into the regional bloc. President Sheikh Mohamud said Somalia joining the Community has been a delayed dream for the people and the Government of Somalia urging the community’s Secretary General Dr. Peter Mathuki, to expedite the process of...

Burundi marks 29 years after Ndadaye’s assassination

This Friday Burundi marked 29 years since the assassination of its first democratically elected and Hutu president Melchior Ndadaye. After almost three decades since the assassination of the first democratically elected president in October 1993, the country is still seeking for Truth and Reconciliation after the ethnic violence that led to thousands of people losing...

Food and environment conservations takes center stage during female forum

Farming, nutrition and environment conservation was one of the main key issues discussed during this year’s Women Leadership Forum that took place in Bujumbura under the auspices of the Burundi First Lady Angeline Ndayishimiye. The three day meeting brought together female leaders in Burundi and around Africa under the theme “Health nutrition of women,...

Ndayishimiye: Common market will make us stronger

Burundi president Evariste Ndayishimiye and the current chair of the East African Community Heads of State Summit called on member states to fully implement the protocols establishing the EAC if the bloc is to become united and economically independent. While addressing the crowds in Kampala at Kololo as Uganda celebrated 60 years of independence,...

Burundi travel document applications goes digital

Burundi’s Immigration Authority has announced an online website to apply for different travel documents including passports. “All the documents that the Immigration authority issues including Passports, Laissez-Passer, Visas will now be requested online. No need to queue at the Immigration Authority’s office,” a statement read from Burundi’s ministry of Internal Affairs.

Burundi-Rwanda border accessible

Burundi and Rwanda border is accessible to travelers according to the local officials at the border, despite having no any official declaration from Gitega several sources confirmed that the border between the two countries recommenced activities. “Both countries are open in prioritizing their relations. The two countries delegated their special envoys as a sign...

Burundi EALA members unveiled, competition ahead

The Burundi parliament on Wednesday 14th approved the nine members who will represent the country in the 5th parliament of the East African Legislative Assembly. “We hope we are going to deliver our utmost and serve the community and we are looking forward to take the speakership,” said one of the EALA members.

Ruto sworn in as Kenya’s 5th president

At Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi Kenya,William Samoei Ruto was sworn in as the country’s new president a month after he was declared as the president-elect  by the country’s Independent Electoral Commission. During his maiden Speech at Moi International Sports Centre in Kasarani as the 5th president of Kenya, William Ruto assured all Kenyans that...

Burundi cabinet sworn in, all set for the new government

In front of the president, constitutional court and the law makers, the new Burundi cabinet was sworn in after the former Prime Minister Alain Guillaume Bunyoni was relieved from his duties, earlier on Wedneday the parliament voted for the new Prime Minister Gervais Ndirakobuca. Alain Guillaume Bunyoni’s impeachment meant that the whole cabinet left...

Ndirakobuca sworn in as the Prime Minister

Burundi parliament and the senate this Wednesday unanimously voted Gervais Ndirakobuca as the country’s Prime Minister replacing Alain Guillaume Bunyoni after two years in the office. Alain Guillaume Bunyoni who is the former public security minister took over the new office of the Prime Minister in 2020 after the country’s constitution was amended scrapping...
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