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Wednesday, 10-22-14, 14:34Burundi Showcases Its Fashion in the Rwanda Cultural Fashion Week 2014[Iwacu]Burundi was the only EAC country invited to the Rwanda Cultural Fashion Week 2014. read more...
Wednesday, 10-22-14, 9:27"Stutterers Are Humiliated"[Iwacu]Today is the International Stuttering Awareness Day. Pacifique Mahoro, the chairman of the Burundi Stuttering Association is concerned that stutterers are not respected in school, at work and even in their household. read more...
Wednesday, 10-22-14, 9:26Oktoberfest & Music in Bujumbura[Iwacu]On Friday 10 October 2014 Burundian brewer Brarudi organized the Amstel Beer Fest. Kibido, Kitoko and other Burundian stars performed. read more...
Tuesday, 10-21-14, 9:21Somalia, Burundi Sign Agreement to Reconsider Embassy Closure[Sabahi]Somalia and Burundi signed an agreement Sunday (October 19th) to reconsider the closure of Somalia's embassy in Burundi, Somalia's Garowe Online reported. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 16:32In Burundi, UN Envoy Lauds Role of Women, Youths in Bringing Peace to Great Lakes[UN News]Women and young people must play a central role in establishing a long-term peace for Africa's Great Lakes Region amid the area's renewed efforts to overcome a past scarred by conflict, a top UN official said today. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 12:18Burundi to Investigate Allegations of Sexual Abuse By Amisom Soldiers[Sabahi]The Burundian government will send a team to Somalia to investigate recent allegations of sexual abuse by soldiers serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), Somalia's RBC Radio reported Thursday (October 16th). read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 11:51Burundi in Bottom Ranks of African Governance Index[Iwacu]Burundi ranks 38th, out of 52 countries and is the worst performing member of the East African Community. The Burundian Government claims that the classification is erroneous. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 11:50"Improve Nutrition and Revenue for the Local Population"[Iwacu]The Burundian Government and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) signed a grant of $31 million to support food security. The agreement was signed on 19 September 19, 2014, at the IFAD headquarters in Rome. Ntirampeba Damase, the coordinator of the Transitional Program of Post-Conflict Reconstruction, was present at the negotiations in Rome and is part of the team that will implement the program. read more...
Friday, 10-17-14, 21:03Burundi Refugees Make History[UNHCR]Geneva -The UN refugee agency has welcomed Tanzania's decision to grant citizenship to 162,156 former Burundian refugees, marking the largest group in UNHCR's history to which naturalisation has been offered by a country of first asylum as a solution to decades in exile. read more...
Friday, 10-17-14, 15:06Tanzania's New Citizens to Get Land, Voting Rights[IRIN]Dar es Salaam -Over 162,000 former Burundian refugees, who were recently granted Tanzanian citizenship after living in the country for over four decades, will now be able to buy and own land and vote, said a senior government official. read more...

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