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Kenya strengthens ties with Burundi, eyes DRC market

The free trade zone near DRC will be offered to Kenya’s private sector business men including the chambers of commerce and...

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Kenya’s expressway charges increases by 16 percent

Kenyans will pay more to use the new Expressway covering a stretch of 26 kilometers from Jomo Kenyatta Airport to Westlands with an extension...

Burundi-Rwanda moves to mend relations

Burundi and Rwanda have this Tuesday made a major step towards mending the soar relations between the two countries after the two...

Biden vows to defend Taiwan in apparent US policy shift

US President Joe Biden has warned China is "flirting with danger" over Taiwan, and vowed to intervene militarily to protect the island...

CNDD-FDD’s Ndayishimiye for presidency

Mr. Ndayishimiye who is the current Secretary General of the ruling party (CNDD-FDD) will now be the ruling party’s candidate in the...

Burundi: Quarantine days down to four

Burundi government last week announced that the days of travelers arriving into the country mainly through Melchior Ndadaye International airport has been...

EAC 2020-21 Budget fails to sail through

The East African Community Budget for the financial year 2020-21 has yet again failed to sail through on Thursday December 10,...

UN Special envoy condemns Taliban ban on girl’s education

A Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, Mette Knudsen has condemned Taliban's ban on girl's attending school. Knudsen told the...

Burundi’s Nzeyimana takes over Regional Assembly

Burundi's Leontine Nzeyimana (Center) during a plenary of the East African Legislative Assembly(EALA) in Arusha (Tanzania) on Monday February 24/2020. PHOTO| Burundi...

‘#SaveDaughtersOfSindh’ trends Ahead of International Women’s Day

Women have started a trending hashtag in Pakistan ahead of the Women’s Day’s celebrations set for March 8. The...

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POLITICS

EALA demands for South Sudan EAC minister

The East African Legislative Assembly called on for the South Sudan East African Community Minister Deng Alor Kuol to attend in the...

Rights groups want EU-China Summit to include human rights

A group of human rights organisations have petitioned EU leaders to include human rights as part of discussions at the EU-China summit later...

Nkurunziza grants amnesty to inmates

Granting amnesty to prisoners has been one of the incumbent’s tradition practiced during the New Year’s Eve. PHOTO| FILE.

Ndayishimiye: Burundi is open to mend relations

Burundi president Evariste Ndayishimiye has expressed his government’s intention to mend relations with the European Union and Rwanda since 2015 after the...

EAC recieves report on Uganda elections

The East African Community Electoral Observer Mission this Friday 16th April submitted its report on the general elections in Uganda that were conducted...

U.N. human rights chief to visit Xinjiang

U.N. human rights Chief Michelle Bachelet will be visiting Xinjiang after China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi announced earlier on Saturday despite UN Human Rights Chief unwelcome to carry out investigations.

BUSINESS

Burundi’s annual budget increases by a whopping 40 percent

Burundi’s 2022-2023 annual budget increased by a whopping 40% according to the country’s finance minister Domitien Ndihokubwayo while he introduced the budget...

Industry leaders have called for a regional wide duty remission scheme instituted to spur intra-EAC trade

Speaking at the EAC Incentive Scheme Workshop organized by East African Business Council with support from TradeMark East Africa; Dr. Samuel Nyantahe...

Economic fluctuation among factors hindering capital market operationalization

The Burundi Central Bank (BRB) last week indicated that the capital market was established in the country 13 years ago despite not...

How Kenya Railways paid over Sh1bn SGR compensation to faceless individuals

Lawmakers have given the Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC) three months to recover Sh1 billion it paid as compensation to faceless individuals that...

EAC 2022-23 Budget stagnate amid economic decline

The East African Community (EAC) budget for the Financial Year 202223 has stagnated as the regional minister projected that the economy of...
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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....

‘This could happen to any of us’: Graphic video of men stomping on a woman’s head shakes China to the core

Hong Kong (CNN)Tata, a 34-year-old in the Chinese city of Chengdu, was scrolling through her social media feed at her office desk on...

UNCTAD: Foreign Direct Investment in East Africa declines

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows to East Africa fell by 14% in 2018, this is according to the UN Conference on Trade and...

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. PHOTO|FILE...

Why Human Trafficking is breaking up families in Burundi

Most of the young girls and women from Burundi who are trafficked to Asian countries hoping for a greener pasture end up in life threatening...

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 country...

No Nkurunziza for 2020 elections despite calls to contest

Burundi president Pierre Nkurunziza on 7th June 2018 announced that he will not contest in the next year’s general elections after serving his term...

Museveni extends lockdown to three more weeks

Uganda's president Yoweri Museveni while addressing the nation on April 14th. 2020. PHOTO| State House. Uganda’s president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has...

US top official asks Taliban to protect women’s rights

US State Department’s special representative for Afghan women, Rina Amiri, has said that the Taliban must protect women’s rights if it wants recognition...