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Afghan panel chats impact of Taliban in Afghanistan during 49th Session

On the sidelines of the 49th Session of the UNHCR, an all-Afghan panel consisting of a scholar, former diplomat and young innovators...

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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...

Burundi soldier gunned down by a policeman

A Burundian soldier Ndihokubwayo Alexis was shot dead by a policeman on May 22 at ‘Quiet Hotel located on Bujumbura-Bubanza road....

Burundi expels World Health representative

This happens as the country is fighting the covid-19. Till today Burundi has registered 27 COVID-19 cases of which 15 active, 11...

EAC secures $1.4 million for feasibility study of key road project

The East African Community (EAC) has secured $1.4 million for a feasibility study on a key section of...

Q and A with Dr. Willy Irakoze on irrigation and agriculture market for Burundi

Dr. Ir. Willy Irakoze is the current Director of Research at Burundi Institute for Agricultural Sciences (ISABU), he is also a researcher...

Burundi’s prime minister, Vice President sworn in

Burundi's public security minister Alain Guillaume Bunyoni swearing in as the prime minister of the new government of president Evariste Ndayishimiye...

WHO chief’s remarks on China’s COVID policy blocked on country’s social media

BEIJING, May 11 (Reuters) - A United Nations Weibo post on the World Health Organization chief's comments that China's zero-tolerance COVID-19 policy...

59 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Burundi

On July 20, 2020 during a press briefing held by the Burundi Health Minister Thaddée ndikumana, the overall Coronavirus cases in the...

Ndayishimiye bemoans country’s judicial system

Burundi’s president Evariste Ndayishimiye last week bemoaned over the country’s judicial system on failing to give justice for Burundians and foreigners living...

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Burundi president vows for economic reforms, double digit growth

 Burundi president Evariste Ndayihsimiye during a retreat with senior executives and state executives that took place last weekend, the president vowed for...

Burundi vows to retaliate on armed attacks

Burundi says will retaliate on any attack from Rwanda on its soil and called on the international community to intervene in the...

Gitega detracts Catholic Church statement

Last week the Secretary General of the ruling party CNDD-FDD Evariste Ndayishimiye slammed the Catholic leadership statement, accusing the church of...

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...

Burundi Says 10 Troops Killed In Attack on AU Base In Somalia

Nairobi (AFP), May 4 – Ten Burundian peacekeepers were killed in a ferocious attack by Al-Shabaab jihadists on an African Union base in...

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...

BUSINESS

Kenya and Tanzania resolve poultry trade disputes

In a meeting held at the East African Community (EAC) headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania, Kenya and Tanzania have successfully addressed longstanding concerns...

NTBs to be reported via phones in Burundi

Burundi cross-border traders and officials will now start using a mobile application to report trade barriers. The East African...

World Bank: Connecting 300 million to electricity by 2030 in Africa

The World Bank Group and African Development Bank Group announced on Wednesday April 17th 2024 the partnering on an ambitious effort to...

world’s 75 most vulnerable countries are facing a widening income gap

Despite their high potential to advance global prosperity, one-half of the world’s 75 most vulnerable countries are facing a widening income gap...

African Economies Projected to Grow by 3.4 % in 2024

Increased private consumption and declining inflation are supporting an economic rebound in Sub-Saharan Africa. However, the recovery remains fragile due to uncertain...
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Burundi COVID-19 cases blows over one thousand

Burundi COVID-19 cases have passed a one thousand mark days after a mass testing campaign was relaunched in the country’s economic capital Bujumbura.

New EALA Clerk sworn in

The East African Legislative Assembly has this Monday sworn in a new clerk for the assembly who is expected to serve the parliament...

African businesses set to drive transformational agenda across continent

At the margins of the EU-Africa Business Forum, the International Trade Centre (ITC) signed a partnership with the Africa Business Council (AfBC) to...

Burundi threatens to appeal after New Star’s downfall

The President of Burundi Basketball Federation Jean Paul Manirakiza alongside the New Star's team delegation vowed to appeal against International Basketball Federation (FIBA)...

Zero-Covid measures cause chaos as China prepares for Beijing summit

Lockdowns and travel restrictions are continuing to cause chaos across China in the run-up to a crucial political meeting next week as the government holds...

Rwanda’s ace Buravan dies aged 27

Rwanda’s artist Yvan Buravan has died at the age of 27 succumbing to pancreatic cancer in India according to an announcement made by...

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...

Fury in Iran as young woman dies following morality police arrest

A 22-year-old Iranian woman has died days after being arrested by morality police for allegedly not complying with strict rules on head coverings.

Pakistan to cut expenditures, development funds to revive IMF programme

Pakistan will need to cut expenditures and development funds to try and revive an International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme, Finance Minister Miftah Ismail...