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in Burundi, the scenario of two municipalities in

In northeastern Burundi, two fairly rural municipalities, Kiremba and Kirundo, have been subjected to a sudden increase in Covid-19 cases since last week. In one week, the pollutants have multiplied by more than three, with almost 600 cases detected. The situation in Kiremba and Kirundo is all the more worrying given that the…

Burundian authorities shut down operations

After criticizing several months of contracts with several international companies operating in rare earth metals, gold or coltan, Burundian President Évariste Ndayishimiye has ordered the suspension of all mining activities from these companies since July 14, pending renegotiation of the binding agreements. those, as the Minister responsible for mines confirms RFI.…

The focus is on President Ndayishimiye

President Ndayishimiye's words shocked us, because he promised to fight crime and we had confidence when he came to power. But today, by engaging in the field of denial, we say to ourselves: but in the end, what will change? So we ask that investigations be made. Pacifique Nininahazwe, President of Focode Charlotte cosset .

Evariste Ndayishimiye: “It’s time to review

For the first time since he took office, Evariste Ndayishimiye agrees to give a long interview to foreign media. For this he chose RFI and France 24. The President of Burundi was interviewed by RFI's Special Envoy to Kinshasa, Sonia Rolley, and by France 24's correspondent in Kinshasa, Clément Bonnerot. He spoke in particular on human rights in Burundi, on the resumption of dialogue with the EU and on…

Diplomatic warming between Burundi and

Burundi celebrated this Thursday, July 1, the 59th anniversary of its independence. Among the prominent guests are Central African President Faustin-Archange Touadéra, but especially Rwanda's Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente. This is the first visit by a Rwandan head of state or government to Burundi since the deterioration of relations between the two neighbors in the mid-2010s.…

about twenty lifeless in an ambush

It's an actual outbreak of unprecedented violence that occurred on the night of Saturday 26 June in central Burundi. An unidentified armed group loaded baggage on automobiles touring on Nationwide Street No. 2 which connects Bujumbura to Gitega, the nation's new capital. Tolls are heavy, from 15 to twenty civilians killed, some burned cold-blooded alive.…

the dialogue continues between Gitega and Brussels in

In Burundi, the head of diplomacy Albert Shingiro and the ambassador of the European Union, Claude Bochu, surrounded by his fellow Member States on Wednesday morning at a large hotel in Bujumbura, resume political dialogue with a view to lifting sanctions against Gitega. This dialogue, which has since stopped, resumed in February after Access by Nkurunziza's successor to power.…

International NGOs are challenging the EU

Twelve international human rights NGOs, including HRW, FIDH and even EurAc, expressed in an "open letter" published on Monday 21 June, their fears of seeing the EU get ready to resume direct support to the Burundian government . The Union's ambassador to Burundi announced on Monday 21 June in Bujumbura that this had just been recorded on the expert groups in the European organization.…

one year after coming to power, what results

In Burundi, President Evariste Ndayishimiy celebrates the first anniversary of his accession to power on June 18 with a three-day religious crusade in Gitega, in the center of the country. The presidency made a brilliant assessment of this first year, civil society for its part is more reserved. The religious crusade in Gitega,…

a day of national marking for

In Burundi, the day is unemployed and paid, for June 8 is now the national day of patriotism and the celebration of Pierre Nkurunziza's death just a year ago. The anniversary of his disappearance therefore extends the list of feast days on the state's official calendar and this causes controversy. The festivities have taken place this morning in Gitega, the new capital of Burundi, where the body of Pierre Nkurunziza lies. They take place in front of the huge funeral monument erected around his grave. The highest…

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