Burundi’s ace signs for Irish Glentoran

Burundi’s play maker Gael Bigirimana completed his transfer to an Irish premiership football club Gletoran Football Club last Tuesday for undisclosed fee. The Burundians talisman was a free agent by the time the Irish based club Glentoran Football Club moved to recruit him. In a statement released last Tuesday, the Irish...

Burundi: Prioritizing Cultural Diplomacy

During a meeting that was organized by Burundi’s Ministry of East African Community Affairs, Youth, Sports and Culture in honor of the leaders of cultural clubs to convey the new ministry’s vision, Burundi’s aforementioned minister Ezéchiel Nibigira said that his office is set to promote a cultural diplomacy which will be among the priorities in his docket.

Primus league 2020-2021 fixtures announced

Burundi’s Primus league is set to return in action for the season 2020-2021 on September 5th, 2021 after the country’s Football Federation president Reverien Ndikuriyo met club’s presidents in the capital Gitega. After the meeting with the club’s president in the country’s new capital Gitega the Burundi Football Federation (FFB) released a statement on...

Musongati wins president’s cup in penalty shootout

Musongati FC won the president’s cup 2020 edition after a penalty shootout against Rukinzo football club in Mwumba commune located in Ngozi province. Musongati had taken the early lead just two minutes into the game courtesy from a sublime finish from Yves Kireko but the lead didn’t last long as Derick Kalulika of Rukinzo...

Coupe du president final set for this weekend

Rukinzo Football Club and Musongati are scheduled for the show down this Saturday in the president's cup final in Ngozi after both teams coming out victorious last week in the semi-finals. "Rukinzo FC will take on Musongati FC this Saturday July 11, 2020 at Rukundo Stadium by 15:00 local time in Ngozi,” a statement...

COVID-19: Supporting medical workers through music

The song was produced to thank doctors and nurses fighting on the front lines of the coronavirus battle, who are risking exposure to the virus that has claimed hundreds of lives in the African continent. PHOTO| FILE. Rasha Kelej the CEO of Merck Foundation has spear headed an African star featured song to show...

Tennis Academy to open in Burundi next year

The Academy will be named Assani Tennis Academy (ATA) after its founder and expected to engage sport community which is already backed by Burundi Tennis Federation (FTB). PHOTO| Essentially Sports A tennis academy is set to open in Burundi next year under a Burundian International tennis coach Assani Murisho in efforts to develop young...

Intwari stadium games to be played behind closed doors

FFB said that football fans invaded the pitch to celebrate with players after a goalless draw between Interstars and Musongati FC. PHOTO|Premier League All the football matches which were slated to be played in the Intwari stadium in Bujumbura will from this month be held behind closed as a measure to protect players and...

Burundi’s local league set to resume next week

Messager Ngozi sits on the top of the Primus league table with 55 points followed by Musongati with 51 points, there are 16 teams in the Primus league first division. PHOTO| FFB Burundi Football Federation (FFB) announced last Saturday May 9th 2020 that the Primus League will resume after more than three weeks of...

Q and A with Burundi’s upcoming musician Tetero

Burundi’s upcoming musician Laurette Tetero spoke with Joella Niciteretse on her career and life as a musician in the country’s music industry. PHOTO| FILE How would you like to be known? Someone who recently wrote about people needing a savior to take as role model, a leader. I...
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