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Thursday, 03-26-15, 13:26Fear Also in Buterere[Iwacu] Since March 16, members of political opposition parties do no longer spend the night in their homes for fear of being killed. The administration talks about unfounded rumours. read more...
Thursday, 03-26-15, 13:26Security - Attacks to Political Gaits[Iwacu] Members of the civil society and opposition parties denounced the killings and other intimidations. A new phenomenon of targeting the wives of dignitaries, Iwacu reviews the most recent cases. read more...
Tuesday, 03-24-15, 11:36New 'Visa' Fee to Burundi Irks Gisagara Residents[New Times] Border residents in Gisagara District have expressed concerns over a newly introduced fee for people travelling to Burundi, which they say has limited their movement to the neighbouring country. read more...
Tuesday, 03-24-15, 10:42IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth Review Under Burundi's ECF Arrangement[IMF] The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the sixth review of Burundi's economic performance under the program supported by an Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement.1 The Board's decision enables the immediate disbursement of SDR 5 million (about US$6.9 million), bringing total disbursements under the arrangement to SDR 30 million (about US$41.6 million). read more...
Monday, 03-23-15, 15:41Nkurunziza Asks for Speedy Outcomes[EA Business] Bujumbura -President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi highlighted the role of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA), but asked that implementation of key decisions is quickened. read more...
Monday, 03-23-15, 9:18Controversy Over Third Term for Nkurunziza[Iwacu] Many voices have recently warned against Pierre Nkurunziza running for a third term as President of Burundi. The President's supporters are not listening. read more...
Thursday, 03-19-15, 6:38Burundi, Norway Envoys Present Credentials[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Ambassador of Burundi, Mr Isaie Ntirizoshira and Ms Trine Skymoen of Norway presented their letters of credence to President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama in Gaborone on March 17 read more...
Wednesday, 03-18-15, 13:32Burundi President Urges EALA to Strengthen Oversight Role, Promises Credible Elections[New Times] The East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) should reinforce its oversight mandate to ensure the region's citizens enjoy the fruits of integration and in doing so contribute to the eradication of poverty, Burundi's president, Pierre Nkurunziza has urged. read more...
Tuesday, 03-17-15, 8:35Opposition Figure Says Wife Victim of Assassination Attempt[VOA] The leader of Burundi's main opposition said Sunday's alleged assassination attempt on his wife is part of an overall plan by President Pierre Nkurunziza to secure a third term in office. read more...
Monday, 03-16-15, 19:55President Unpopular but Could Hang On in May Polls[African Arguments] Over the last few years the narrowing of the political space in Burundi has been regularly denounced. With elections now less than three months away, what is surprising is the speed at which divisions within the ruling party are unravelling. read more...

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