Series of Violent Attacks Before Polls Sparks UN Call for Action
[UN News]The United Nations human rights chief today voiced concern at the increasing restrictions on civil and political rights in Burundi, following a series of violent acts by the ruling party's youth wing and the disruption of public meetings organized by opposition parties.
EAC Inception Workshop On Aflatoxin Control Concludes in Burundi
[EAC]Bujumbura -A two-day regional workshop on Aflatoxin Control Program organized by the EAC Secretariat with the support of (USAID) and International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) closed today in Bujumbura, Burundi.
TAZARA Plans to Reach Burundi
[Daily News]THE governments of Zambia and Burundi have begun talks on the possibility of extending he Tanzania-Zambia Railway (TAZARA), in order to enhance trade between the two countries, the Times of Zambia reported on Friday.
Law Society Wants Burundi Suspended From EAC
[Arusha Times]The East African Law Society which operates from Arusha has dragged the government of Burundi before the East African Court of Justice over alleged continued acts that breach human rights and democracy that country.
African Bank Commits to Burundi
[EA Business]Bujumbura -The African Development Bank (AfDB) has promised to help Burundi move away from fragility by supporting its development projects.
Zambia, Burundi to Extend Tazara to Bunjumbura
[Times of Zambia]PLANS are underway to extend the Tanzania Zambia Railway (TAZARA) to Burundi through the port of Mpulungu to enhance trade between the two countries, Foreign Affairs Minister Wylbur Simuusa has said.
Ndahinduka On Target As Rwanda Hold Burundi
[New Times]BUJUMBURA - RWANDA national football team put up a spirited performance to hold hosts Burundi to a 1-all draw in an international friendly match played yesterday at a packed Prince Louis Rwagasore stadium in Bujumbura.
Nshimiyimana Seeks Glory Against Burundi
[Focus]Many times Amavubi performances have been so frustrating, most especially in the last two campaigns of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) and 2014 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers.
Burundi Let Off Arrest, Detention Case Hook
[Daily News]Arusha -THE First Instance Division of the East African Court of Justice has dismissed two cases filed by Burundi residents against the Republic of Burundi and Secretary General of the East African Community over the arrest and detention on suspicion of murdering two people in Burundi.
IMF Completes Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Approves U.S.$7.7 Million Disbursement
[IMF]The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed the fourth review of Burundi's economic performance under the program supported by the Extended Credit Facility (ECF).
Court Dismisses Cases Against He Republic of Burundi and the Secretary General Due to Time Limitation Factor
[EAC]As the Court wound up its 5th Session on 28th February 2014, the First Instance Division dismissed two cases, filed by Burundi residents, against the Republic of Burundi and the Secretary General of the East African Community over the arrest and detention on suspicion of murder cases of two citizens in Burundi.
National U-20 Side Pitted Against Egypt and Burundi in World Youth Qualifiers
[The Star]KENYA national U-20 boys handball team has been pooled in Group 'C' alongside Egypt, Gabon and Burundi in the forthcoming World youth Championship qualifiers planned for March 14 to 22 at the Safaricom Indoor Arena. Coach Peter Mwathi described the pooling as tricky but exuded confidence that his side is up to the challenge.
Amavubi to Miss Skipper Niyonzima for Burundi Tie
[New Times]Amavubi Stars captain Haruna Niyonzima will be the notable absentee when the national team faces Burundi in a Fifa international tie at Prince Louis Rwagasore stadium in Bujumbura next Wednesday.
Nshimiyimana Names 23-Man Squad Ahead of Burundi Friendly
[Focus]The Rwanda national football team head coach Eric Nshimiyimana has named a 23-man squad for training ahead of the friendly match against Burundi on March 5 at the Prince Louis Rwagasore stadium in Bujumbura.
Rwanda to Face Burundi in Fifa Friendly Match
[Focus]The Rwanda national team - Amavubi will face Burundi's 'Intamba ku rugamba' on March 5 as the two prepare for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Burundi Puts Into Action Vision 2025
[EA Business]Bujumbura, Burundi -The government together with development partners, mainly the UNDP, has developed and is implementing the 'Burundi 2025'.
Anglican Church in Burundi Provides Aid to Flood Disaster Victims
[ACNS]The Anglican Church in Burundi has joined the government and other aid agencies in the country in providing aid to victims of the flood disaster that hit the country's capital Bujumbura about two weeks ago.
Rwanda Confirm Burundi Friendly
[New Times]RWANDA'S Amavubi Stars will face Burundi's Intamba ku rugamba next month as the two teams prepare for the preliminary round of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
War Won't Solve Burundi Crisis - Where Is EAC's Eminent Persons Panel?
[Daily News]THERE is a gathering storm in Burundi that threatens to wreak havoc to the peace and stability, which has lasted for more than a decade in the country that was once a boiling pot for social strife and bloodshed.
Almost 70 Lives Lost in Floods and Landslides in Burundi
[IFRC]Torrential rain that lasted more than 10 hours has caused havoc in and around Burundi's capital Bujumbura.