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Burundi government accuses BBC of ‘lying’ in its video broadcast.

Burundi’s authorities have dismissed a BBC investigation into alleged secret torture sites as “fake news”.The BBC Africa Eye report said the government was running secret detention houses to silence dissent. It showed footage, widely shared on social media, of blood flowing from the drain of a house

REGIONWEEK.COM - 2018-12-14 10:18:54

U20 AFCON: Nigeria draw South Africa, host Niger and Burundi

Nigeria will go up against host Niger, South Africa and Burundi in the group stage of the 2019 CAF U20 Africa Cup of Nations. The Flying Eagles were drawn in Group A at the ceremony held in Niamey on Thursday night.

BRILA.NET - 2018-12-14 08:39:49

Burundi Attorney General rejects a video broadcast by BBC television.

The Burundian Attorney general has denied and rejected a video broadcast by a BBC television. The Attorney General of the Republic Mr. Sylvestre Nyandwi has, on Wednesday, December 12th, 2018, held a press briefing to deny a video report of the BBC channel on the violation of human rights in Burundi

REGIONWEEK.COM - 2018-12-13 13:04:43

All eyes on Burundi as it celebrates the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Burundi has joined the international community to celebrate on Monday, December 10, 2018, the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; the ceremonies were enhanced by the presence of the Burundian minister of Human Rights, Social Affairs and Gender, Mr. Martin Nivyabandi in the

REGIONWEEK.COM - 2018-12-11 13:28:31

Burundi said to have taken a leap in the ICTs sector in EAC.

The Burundi Minister of Youth, Posts, and Technologies of the information, Ms. Evelyne Butoyi, praised the step taken by Burundi in terms of the development of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) that makes it take the lead on the list of countries of the East African Community.

REGIONWEEK.COM - 2018-12-10 17:06:29

Museveni answers Nkurunziza in a harshest manner ever: towards the Burexit?

In a letter dated December 8th, 2018, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of Uganda, responded to his Burundi counterpart in strongest terms ever which may draw condemnations and indignation from Bujumbura. Museveni took a time to respond to Nkurunziza’s letter dated December 4th, 2018.

REGIONWEEK.COM - 2018-12-13 10:43:06

Burundi issues arrest warrant for ex-president Buyoya

Burundi has issued an international arrest warrant for ex-president Pierre Buyoya, accused of being involved in the assassination of former leader Melchior Ndadaye in 1993. Warrants have also been issued for 16 other officials accused of playing a part in the assassination of Ndadaye. However, Buyoy

EASTAFRICAMONITOR.COM - 2018-12-10 06:19:30

Analysis: Is the East African Community on the brink of split-up?

The East African Community block (made up of six countries namely Burundi, Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and South Sudan) is locked in struggles and internal affairs which are being characterized by some observers as a ‘decisive sign’ of the Community block’s split-up.

REGIONWEEK.COM - 2018-12-11 11:38:11

Burundi civil aviation safety in line with international aviation standards.

Burundi Minister of Transport, Public Works, Equipment and Spatial Planning, Mr. Jean Bosco Ntunzwenimana carried out a guided tour of Bujumbura International Airport to see how standards are being implemented, contained in Civil Aviation Safety Regulations in Annex 17 to the Chicago Convention.

REGIONWEEK.COM - 2018-12-08 08:24:35

Burundi gives UN Human Rights body two-month ultimatum to leave country over meddling into country’s political affairs

BUJUMBURA- The Burundi government has ordered the United Nations Human Rights Council to shut its office in the country within two months. “The Burundi government is growing more radical and defiant towards the international community,” AFP News agency reported, highlighting Bujumbura’s boycott of a

PMLDAILY.COM - 2018-12-08 07:00:00

Burundians demonstrate to vent their anger against the African Union President.

A large crowd from different parts of Burundi carried out on Saturday, December 8, 2018 a demonstration march, for supporting Burundian justice in the case of the assassination of President Melchior Ndadaye.

REGIONWEEK.COM - 2018-12-10 15:56:16

IOM Supports Governments of Burundi, D.R. Congo in Strengthening Health and Border Management

Bujumbura - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) conducted a joint training last week (26 November – 1 December) for border officials from Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The training, held in the capital Bujumbura, aimed to strengthen the capacity of border off

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2018-12-07 07:00:00

UK announces $126 million of funding for renewable energy in Africa

The program currently backs 18 renewable energy projects in countries such as Tanzania, Burundi, Nigeria and Kenya. The U.K. has made a commitment to invest £5.8 billion in international climate finance by the year 2020.

MSN.COM - 2018-12-11 11:25:00

PML DAILY WEEKLY NEWS ROUNDUP: Excitement as Quiin Abenakyo writes history at world scene; Bobi Wine cries out as police continue to frustrate his incomes, Muhangi death irks business community, Burundi, Rwanda frosty relations deepens

Capping an eventful week, Ugandan model was crowned Miss World Africa at a glitzy event on the tropical Chinese island of Hainan on Saturday. Quiin Abenakyo was crowned at the 68th Miss World by last year’s winner, Manushi Chhillar, in the coastal city of Sanya.

PMLDAILY.COM - 2018-12-09 07:00:00

Giving and demanding the bill is a civic obligation, according to Burundi Head of State.

Burundi’s head of state, Pierre Nkurunziza, has participated on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, the commemoration ceremonies of the day dedicated to the taxpayer and at the closing of the one-week fair exhibition organized by the Burundian Revenue Authority (OBR) in Makamba (Southern part of Burundi).

REGIONWEEK.COM - 2018-12-06 13:43:56

More African Countries Reject Planes Without Business Class

Kenya Airways is working on making their regional flying more profitable. They’re largely trying to do this with Jambojet, which is a Kenyan low cost carrier that’s a subsidiary of Kenya Airways.

ONEMILEATATIME.COM - 2018-12-10 14:49:51

Burundi dominates the EALA teams by a 3 round sets win over zero in volleyball games.

In the framework of the EALA interparliamentary games, matches took place this Wednesday, 5th December 2018 in different sports centers in Bujumbura. Results in the volleyball matches show that Burundi is playing through well.

REGIONWEEK.COM - 2018-12-06 11:53:41

UN rights office: Burundi’s government has asked us to leave

The United Nations human rights office on Thursday said Burundi's government has asked it to leave, months after the outgoing U.N. rights chief called the country one of the "most prolific slaughterhouses of humans in recent times."

WICHITA EAGLE - 2018-12-06 14:26:00

Goalkeeper El-Hadary in disciplinary spat with Ismaly, doubtful for Caf match

Essam El-Hadary availability for Friday’s Caf Champions League first round, first leg match against Cameroonian giants Cotonsport at home is in doubt following a disciplinary spat with his club Ismaily.

GOAL.COM - 2018-12-10 13:12:34

President Nkurunziza writes to Museveni over frosty relations with Rwanda, calls for EAC intervention

BUJUMBURA– Burundian President Pierre Nkuruziza has called for a special regional summit on what he describes as an ‘open conflict’ with neighbours, Rwanda. Rwanda and Burundi are living a frosty relationship since the failed coup in 2015 that attempted to out seat Mr. Nkuruziza.

PMLDAILY.COM - 2018-12-08 07:00:00