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Tuesday, 07-29-14, 5:50Fears Mount Amid Escalating Political Violence and Government Crackdown[AI London]Burundi's ruling party is perpetrating a relentless campaign of intimidation against government critics and its youth wing is carrying out crimes with impunity ahead of next year's election, warns Amnesty International in a report published today. read more...
Monday, 07-28-14, 14:39The WB Grants Burundi U.S.$100 Million[EA Business]Bumjumbura, Burundi -The World Bank recently granted $100 million to Burundi for energy production. read more...
Friday, 07-25-14, 13:52Farewell Burundi - End of Term in Sight for Revenue Boss[African Arguments]Kieran Holmes is the first Commissioner General of the new Office Burundais des Recettes. read more...
Monday, 07-21-14, 14:19New Evidence Shows Chronically Poor Countries Are Gathering Pace in Tackling Hunger and Undernutrition[IDS]According to latest research published by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), some of the poorest developing countries such as Afghanistan, Burundi and Liberia are making significant progress in their commitment to reducing hunger and undernutrition witnessed through increased action on these issues. read more...
Monday, 07-21-14, 12:53Burundi-Tanzania One Stop Post Now Open[EA Business]Bujumbura -The Burundi Revenue Authority (OBR) invited logistics firms, including customs agencies and freight forwarders to benefit from facilities of the new Kobero (Tanzania)-Kabanga (Burundi) One Stop Border Post (OSBP). read more...
Friday, 07-18-14, 21:34Opposition Must Participate in Politics[African Arguments]Until quite recently, Burundi seemed like the Central African country with the best record of post-conflict progress. The country achieved majority rule in 2005 after a tragic history and cruel civil war and a complex peace process. The war ended with the signing of the Arusha Peace Agreement in August 2000. read more...
Thursday, 07-17-14, 20:45Govt Should Halt Crackdown On Opponents[HRW]Nairobi -Burundian authorities should halt their crackdown on opposition party members. Officials should also quash a March 21, 2014 verdict in which 48 people were handed sentences ranging from two years to life in prison. read more...
Thursday, 07-17-14, 15:03Burundi's Troubled Peace and Reconciliation Process[IRIN]Bujumbura -Fifteen years after a peace accord called for its creation, Burundi is finally to set up a Peace and Reconciliation Commission (PRC) to examine crimes committed since 1962. But the controversies and disagreements that have dogged the mechanism since it was first mooted continue to reverberate, casting doubt on its efficacy, with the key concern being whether the commission's purview will be selective. read more...
Thursday, 07-17-14, 12:48Teachers Receive Training On Sex Education[CAJ News]Nairobi -TEACHERS from Burundi are in Nairobi to learn from their local colleagues about comprehensive sexuality education and how it can best be taught in secondary schools. read more...
Tuesday, 07-15-14, 13:12Stars Face Burundi in Friendly Today at Nyayo Stadium[The Star]The Burundi senior national football team jetted into Nairobi yesterday afternoon for a friendly match against Harambee Stars today at the Nyayo Stadium. read more...

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