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Burundi imposes 14 day mandatory quarantine for Electoral Observers

This comes as casting votes is set to be held on May 20, 2020 making it mathematically impossible for the mission to...

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Burundi-Uganda talk to boost bilateral trade

Burundi and Uganda held a 3rd session of the Joint permanent commission in Bujumbura to review and take stock of implications of...

Burundi gives eight months’ timeline to upgrade Intwari stadium

Burundi Football Federation (FFB) during a meeting held on September 20th 2022 in Bujumbura presented a renovation plan of Intwari stadium expecting...

Burundi-China agrees to expand Bujumbura airport

Burundi and China have agreed to renovate and modernize Melchior Ndadaye International Airport the country’s only airport located in Bujumbura.

EAC dispatches mobile laboratories for COVID-19 screening

A health official testing samples of a suspected COVID-19 in Arusha Tanzania using one of the Mobile Laboratory Equipment. PHOTO| BurundiTimes

35 magistrates revoked in Burundi

Burundi president Evariste Ndayishimiye announced last Friday that he has revoked 35 magistrates accused of obstruction of justice and corruption.

Mixed reaction as netizens hails, bashes Miss Burundi pageant

Burundi netizens hailed, slammed the Miss Burundi beauty pageant after the grande finale revealed Ngaruko Kelly Michelle as the winner of the...

Burundi-DRC Border set to reopen

Gitega is set to reopen border with Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in Gatumba located in the western part of the country...

EU condemns Taliban’s home searches in Afghanistan

The European Union called Taliban's home searches a "crime" and called for an end to the operation that kicked off last week.

Dynamic thought-leaders to feature at FORBES Woman Africa

For the 5th edition of this globally-renowned event, panellists and speakers will engage with the impactful 2020 theme. PHOTO| FORBES WOMAN AFRICA ...

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POLITICS

Burundi’s Ezechiel takes oath in the Regional Assembly

Burundi’s minister for East African Community (EAC) Ezechiel Nibigira has this Wednesday 30th September 2020 swear in as an ex-officio in the...

China and Russia exchange views on situation in Ukraine

Chinese President Xi Jinping Friday held a phone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin, exchanging views on the current Ukrainian situation. Xi...

Ndayishimiye stands to wipeout potholes

Burundi president Evariste Ndayishimiye on Tuesday July, 12th launched a Zero Pothole campaign in Bujumbura in efforts to repair the public roads...

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,...

Armed men kill three in Bujumbura

Armed men used a car and fired at the people who were in the bar and later fled the crime scene PHOTO|...

Money transfer agents call for suspension of new tariffs

The Mobile Money transfer agents have called on the suspension of the new tariffs imposed by mobile telephone communications that has been hectic for both customers and agents. During a...

BUSINESS

Burundi-Nigeria business summit set to boost trade

Burundi president Evariste Ndayhsimiye this Tuesday September 27th officially kicked off the business summit between Burundi and Nigeria in Bujumbura in efforts...

EABC outlines new business priorities for regional trade growth

The Board of the East African Business Council (EABC) held its 84th Meeting in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and outlined priorities set to...

Packaging remains key to promote tourism investment in EAC

According to the resolutions made at the final day of the 2nd East African Community (EAC) Tourism Expo that concluded in Bujumbura,...

EAC Arts and Culture festival underway in Bujumbura

Burundi president and the current Chairperson of the East African Community Evariste Ndayishimiye launched the 5th Edition of the East African Community...

Private sector calls for harmonization of standards to boost intra-EAC trade

The East African Private Sector have urged governments to fast-track the harmonisation of East African Standards during the EABC-TMEA Regional Public Private...
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Pakistan approves abolition of CPEC Authority

Pakistani authorities have now approved the abolition of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Authority to fast-track the implementation of the ambitious multi-billion dollar regional...

WHO says China’s zero-COVID strategy unsustainable

China’s zero-COVID strategy to defeat the pandemic is not sustainable, the head of the World Health Organization has said, in a rare public...

High fertilizer demand may affect price and consumption in Burundi

According to the Africa Fertilizers a joint initiative organization led by International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC), fertilizer demand in Burundi is expected to...

Tanzania’s president urges EU to step up support for Burundi

Tanzania’s President Samia Suluhu Hassan during her visit to Belgium at the European Union’s Headquarters in Brussels urged the European Union (EU) to...

Tanzania-Kenya trade hits $905 million

Kenya-Tanzania bilateral trade has hit USD 905.5 million in 2021 for the period January –November 2021 according to the Central Bank of Kenya....

Relief as government provides humanitarian aid to flood victims

Burundi's public security minister Alain Guillaume Bunyoni providing relief support to flood victims in Gatumba on April 21,202. PHOTO| BurundiMinistry of Public Security.

Afghan media decries increased violations as world marks press freedom day

The media in Afghanistan has voiced concerns over increased attacks on the freedom of expression. The head of the Afghan Independent Journalists Association...

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...