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EAC declares Fridays as ‘Afrika Mashariki Fashion Day’

The SCTIFI urged EAC Partner States that produce cotton to set up national cotton lint buffer stock mechanisms to ensure all...

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EAC declares Fridays as ‘Afrika Mashariki Fashion Day’

The SCTIFI urged EAC Partner States that produce cotton to set up national cotton lint buffer stock mechanisms to ensure all...

Number of migrants now growing faster than world population, new UN figures show

With forced displacements continuing to increase, refugees and asylum seekers account for close to a quarter of global increases, which have...

Burundi’s Central Bank moves to stifle the parallel market

Burundi Central Bank governor Jean Ciza while addressing the media on Tuesday 17.September.2019 in Bujumbura. PHOTO| Burundi Times Burundi’s Central...

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|...

Burundi musician Kidum cancels Kigali show

Kidum is considered as the most successful Burundian musician, he fled the country in 1995 during the civil war to seek refuge...

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...

Burundi musician Kidum cancels Kigali show

Kidum is considered as the most successful Burundian musician, he fled the country in 1995 during the civil war to seek refuge...

EAC declares Fridays as ‘Afrika Mashariki Fashion Day’

The SCTIFI urged EAC Partner States that produce cotton to set up national cotton lint buffer stock mechanisms to ensure all...

Burundi’s Central Bank moves to stifle the parallel market

Burundi Central Bank governor Jean Ciza while addressing the media on Tuesday 17.September.2019 in Bujumbura. PHOTO| Burundi Times Burundi’s Central...

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Number of migrants now growing faster than world population, new UN figures show

With forced displacements continuing to increase, refugees and asylum seekers account for close to a quarter of global increases, which have...

Rights Watch call for UN to extend mandate of the Inquiry Commission on Burundi

Burundi’s permanent representative in the United Nations Albert Shingiro said that Burundians were aware that the 2015 coup plotters against elected...

President Nkurunziza pays tribute to Zimbabwe’s former leader

Burundi president Pierre Nkurunziza through his social media account paid tribute to Zimbabwe’s former president. Mr Mugabe had been receiving treatment in...

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe ex-president, dies aged 95

Mr Mugabe was born on 21 February 1924 in what was then Rhodesia - a British colony, run by its white...

Burundi accuses UN agency for stalling repatriation exercise

In August 2017 representatives of Burundi and Tanzanian government alongside the UN refugee agency held a tripartite meeting to facilitate voluntary...

EAC declares Fridays as ‘Afrika Mashariki Fashion Day’

The SCTIFI urged EAC Partner States that produce cotton to set up national cotton lint buffer stock mechanisms to ensure all year-round availability of locally produced cotton lint to spinning mills. PHOTO|...

BUSINESS

Burundi’s Central Bank moves to stifle the parallel market

Burundi Central Bank governor Jean Ciza while addressing the media on Tuesday 17.September.2019 in Bujumbura. PHOTO| Burundi Times Burundi’s Central...

Burundi outlaws cryptocurrency

Burundi Central Bank  cautioned the public and that no entity or financial institution is currently authorized to offer remittance or other...

NTBs hinders businesses as Tanzania-Burundi Trade Fair kicks off

A Burundian trader explaining to some of his customers about his locally manufactured products on August/30/2019. PHOTO| BurundiTimes.

Second Burundi Manufacturers and Trade Fair kicks off in Bujumbura

Burundi president Pierre Nkurunziza officially launching the Trade Fair in Bujumbura on 13/June/2019. PHOTO|FILE: Burundi State House.
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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....

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...

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...

Burundi’s play maker Papy Faty dies on the pitch

Burundi’s 28 year old play maker Papy Faty has died after collapsing on the football pitch during a match in Eswatini, the player...

Burundi qualify for their first ever AFCON

Burundi have qualified for their first ever Africa Cup of Nations thanks to a 1-1 draw with Gabon, who will not join them in Egypt later this year.