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Burundi’s former Ombudsman dies aged 64

The former Burundi Ombudsman played a key role during his tenure in uniting and resolving potential conflicts in the country. PHOTO| Burundi...

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US’s Blinken raises China’s ‘alignment with Russia’ on Ukraine

United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken said he had discussed Russia’s invasion of Ukraine with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and raised concerns...

Pakistan’s rupee sinks as uncertainties over IMF bailout loom

Pakistan’s rupee is poised for its biggest monthly decline in more than two years as deteriorating finances and uncertainty over the International...

TMEA signs $25,000 partner support agreement

Trademark East Africa (TMEA) partnered with the Burundi Federal Chambers of Commerce (CFCIB) signed a Public Private Dialogue project in Burundi worth...

Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu says Chinese President Xi Jinping wants to ‘change the international order’

Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu has issued a grave warning about China’s attempts to reunify the east Asian nation.

Incoming FFB boss prioritizes building international standard stadiums

The incoming president of the Burundi Football Federation (FFB) Alexandre Muyenge in a press conference held in Sororezo this Tuesday 23 /...

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...

Burundi set to pass Law on access to information

Burundi is expected to put in place a law on access to information in efforts to promote authentic and ethical communications and...

Burundi’s ‘Intamba’ preparation for clash with Mauritania in high gear

Burundi’s Intamba mu Rugamba (the Swallows) preparation for the clash against Mauritania’s Al-Murabitun this November in the African Cup of Nations (AFCON)...

Primus League winners expected to bag 50 million francs

While addressing a press conference in Mugoboka held on Tuesday November 23rd, the undisputed candidate for the position of the president of...

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POLITICS

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...

DRC now a full EAC member

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is now a full member of the East African Community after Kinshasa deposited the instruments of...

Chinese Government Employee Convicted of Participating in Conspiracy to Defraud the United States and Fraudulently Obtain U.S. Visas

A federal jury convicted a New Jersey man for his involvement in a conspiracy to fraudulently obtain U.S. visas for Chinese government...

EU announces support to Burundi of €214 million

While Burundi’s president attended the 6th European Union and the African Union summit in Brussels that took place from 17th to 18th...

Gélase Ndabirabe is the speaker of Burundi’s parliament

The Former ruling party (CNDD-FDD) spokesman Gélase Ndabirabe was last Friday 8th 2020 elected as the speaker of Burundi’s parliament replacing Pascal...

EALA calls on Burundi to join Anti-Money Laundering Group

The East African Legislative Assembly on Tuesday called on Burundi to join the Anti- Money Laundering group, this comes as it released a report on the progress made by member states on its...

BUSINESS

Burundi’s telecom giant Econet owes more than $44 million in taxes, accounts risks getting frozen

One of Burundi’s telecommunication company Econet- Leo is on the verge of collapsing after the country’s Revenue Authority (OBR) ordered banks to...

Burundi’s Ndayishimiye arrives in Dakar ahead of the summit 

Burundi’s president Evariste Ndayishimiye this Tuesday arrived in Senegal’s capital Dakar to participate in the second edition of the Dakar Summit on...

Burundi Central Bank imposes ceiling on cash deposits and withdrawals

Burundi’s Central Bank (BRB) on Friday announced a ceiling for cash withdrawals and deposits to all commercial and micro finance banks starting...

Intra-EAC trade grows to more than $10billion

Intra-regional trade within the East African Community (EAC) is on an upward trajectory standing at $10.17 billion in September 2022 according the...

New COMESA energy model to ease energy business 

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa – COMESA has developed regional policy frameworks that will assist Member States to improve...
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Q and A with Line Curie Muco Burundi’s first female sports journalist

46 year old Line Curie Muco is the first Burundian female sports journalist, she spoke to Burundi Times’ Joella Nticiteretse on her long...

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 2022...

COMESA Member States wants socioeconomic study on COVID-19 impact

Member state officials indicated that some of the measures are not coordinated at a regional level thus seriously limiting regional trade which involves...

Five things you should know now, about the COVID-19 pandemic

A doctor at the EAC HQ in Arusha carrying out a test at a mobile laboratory. PHOTO| BurundiTimes On Wednesday,...

Rights Commission calls for urgent intervention as some schools lack infrastructure

CNIDH says the team of four Commissioners deplores pitiful conditions which undermine the right to education and health of these children. PHOTO| CNIDH...

573 Burundian refugees return home

To date, approximately 79,000 Burundian refugees were voluntarily repatriated since September 2017. PHOTO| FILE. More than five hundred Burundian refugees...

Should Burundi kiss goodbye Kissing and Hugging?

One of the most common ways of the virus transmission is getting into contact with an infected person and exchange contaminated droplets. PHOTO|...

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 observe...

U.S. approves possible sale of military assistance to Taiwan

WASHINGTON, July 15 (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale of military technical assistance to Taiwan worth an estimated...