Mane named African Footballer of the year at CAF Awards

Senegalese Ace Sadio Mane after receiving his award as African Footballer of the Year 2019. PHOTO| CAF Sadio Mane and Asisat Oshoala were crowned as African Player of the Year and Afrocan Women’s Player of the Year at the CAF Awards 2019 held at the Albatros Citadel Sahl Hasheesh Resort in Hurghada Egypt on...

Burundi in Seventh heaven after clash with Kenya

Burundi National Assembly (in Orange shirts) while locking horns with Kenyan counterpart during the 10th Inter-Parliamentary games in Uganda's capital Kampala on December 18th, 2019. PHOTO| BurundiTimes The Burundi National Assembly team thumped their counterparts from Kenya by 7-2 in men’s football at KCCA stadium, thanks to Innocent Niyukuri’s six goal madness that sealed Burundi’s last football...

EALA thumps Burundi in Inter-Parliamentary games

EALA Volleyball team clashing with the Burundian team in Lugogo MTN Arena on December 16th, 2019 in Kampala (Uganda). PHOTO| Burundi Times The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) team thumped Burundi’s National Assembly on Monday 16th 2019 in the regional Inter-Parliamentary games that’s ongoing in Uganda’s capital Kampala. Burundi started the game...

Day 6 of the East African Inter-Parliamentary Games in Pictures.

Members of Parliament from Tanzania trying to take on Burundi in Tug of War at Namboole stadium (Uganda) During the EAC Inter-Parliamentary Games PHOTO| Burundi Times East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) speaker Martin Ngoga with former Tanzanian First Lady Salma Kikwete during the EAC games on Day 6 in Uganda's Namboole Stadium on...

Regional parliamentary games kicks off in Kampala

Hosts Uganda (White and Black jersey) taking on East Africa all stars during an opening match in Kampala (Uganda) on December 8th 2019. PHOTO| Burundi Times The 10th East African Inter-Parliamentary games kicked off this Monday December 8th 2019 in Uganda’s capital Kampala, the game will see national parliaments from member states and the...

10th EAC Inter-Parliamentary Games hosted in Uganda, in Pictures

The 10th East African Inter-Parliamentary games kicked off on this Monday December 8th 2019 in Uganda’s capital Kampala, the game saw national parliaments from member states and the Regional Assembly (EALA) competing in different sports activities including football, netball and volley ball. Burundi drummers entertaining participants during the official opening of the 10th...

Patrick Day: Boxer dies in hospital four days after suffering brain injury in Charles Conwell fight

Boxer Patrick Day has died aged 27 - four days after suffering a brain injury in a fight against Charles Conwell. The American was put into a coma on Saturday after he was knocked out in the 10th round of his super welterweight bout in Chicago. Promoter Lou DiBella confirmed Day had died...

Burundi eliminated from the FIFA World Cup qualifiers

Tanzania won 3-0 in penalty shootouts with Burundi’s ace Saido Berahino and Gael Bigrimana all misfiring from the spot kick. PHOTO| Burundi Times Burundi’s Intamba mu Rugamba (the Swallows) was on Sunday eliminated in the first round of the qualifiers to the 2022 FIFA World Cup by Tanzania’s Taifa Stars.

Burundi settles for a draw after a late defence blunder

Burundi talisman Saido Berahino taking on Tanzania defenders during the first round of CAF qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup 2020 in Bujumbura on Wednesday 4th. 2019. PHOTO|FILE The Burundian national team the Swallows (Intamba mu Rugamba) had to settle for a draw in a late drama with Tanzania’s Taifa Stars at Intwari stadium in...

Burundi play maker’s funeral causes outrage

Former Burundi football play maker Papy Faty’s funeral has caused outrage in the country after his remains were received at Bujumbura international airport on Thursday 9th, Papy Faty who is believed to have converted to Islam was buried last Friday as a Christian a move that has angered the Muslim community in Burundi. “His...
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