Treating Fistula: Prevention or Cure?
[MSF]23 May marks the first International Day to End Obstetric Fistula. Here, MÃ©decins Sans FrontiÃ¨res (MSF) surgeon Dr Geert Morren talks about the physical and social distress that fistulas can cause, and why the issue needs attention.
Kitatta Plans to Conquer Burundi
[New Vision]WITH Uganda's top amateur golfers Willy Kitatta and Peter Ssendawula in action, bringing the Burundi Open title to Kampala is a realistic expectation.
EU to Fund Burundi - Rwanda Power Line
[EA Business]Kampala -The European Union has agreed to give the East African Community â‚¬16 million Euros ($20 million) to build a power interconnector between Burundi and Rwanda.
Burundi Pushes More Business Reforms
[EA Business]Bujumbura -Burundi will continue to push for reforms at all indicators of Doing Business to make the country attractive for investment which sustains economic development. Burundi ranked among the world's top 10 reformers in the latest edition of the International Finance Corporation/World BAnk Doing Business survey.
Dutch Grant Burundi U.S. $12 Million for Fertilizer
[EA Business]Bujumbura, Burundi -The Netherlands government has given â‚¬10 million (about $12 million) to the National Fertilizer Subsidy Program in Burundi (PNSEB).
Media Law's Threat to Freedom of Information
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Burundi Is Better for Business - World Bank
[The Star]Burundi is fast catching up as a favourable investment destination, a new World Bank report shows.Though ranked behind all its East Africa Community peers, Burundi is among the global top 10 improvers in the ease of doing business for the second consecutive year.
Freedom of Expression Under Threat From New Press Law
[AI London]A new press law that would severely limit the activities of journalists in Burundi poses a grave threat to freedom of expression, Amnesty International said today.
Telling the Truth Yields Relief and Vital Documents in Burundi
[UNHCR]Bwagiriza Refugee Camp, Burundi -At first, Congolese refugee Wivine Bahati Mulemaz was apprehensive about the extensive document-checking exercise being carried out by the UN refugee agency and the Burundian government at this camp in eastern Burundi.
Nakumatt Needs U.S. $50 Million for Burundi Outlet
[EA Business]Bujumbura Burundi -Nakumatt, East Africa's biggest supermarket name, is looking for $50 million to add more outlets in the region.
Concerns About New Media Law - Letter to President Pierre Nkurunziza
[HRW]His Excellency Pierre Nkurunziza
Senate Passes Harsh Amendments to Press Law
[CPJ]New York -The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the passage in the Senate of highly restrictive amendments to Burundi's Press Law and calls on President Pierre Nkurunziza to reject the bill when it comes to him for confirmation.
Human Rights Reports: Burundi
[State Department]EXECUTIVE SUMMARY