Burundi News


Thursday, 12-18-14, 11:39IMF Staff Completes Review Mission to Burundi[IMF]End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. read more...
Thursday, 12-18-14, 7:30German-Burundi-Israel Cooperation for Climate Change and Agriculture[Iwacu]The government of Israel is seeking a collaboration with Burundi to support climate change adaptation and agriculture. With their 'Africa Initiative' Israel and Germany aim to implement strategies and tools to reduce the vulnerability of the rural population to climate change impacts in vulnerable regions of Burundi. read more...
Monday, 12-15-14, 10:312014 Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup Called Off[Capital FM]Nairobi -The Council of East and Central Africa Football Association (Cecafa) has called off this year's Senior Challenge Cup due to lack of a host following an extraordinary general meeting held in Nairobi Sunday evening. read more...
Monday, 12-15-14, 10:05UN Political Chief Welcomes Commitment of Govt to Dialogue, Elections[UN News]As Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman wrapped up his visit to Burundi, he met today with President, Pierre Nkurunziza, to discuss issues related to the drawdown of the United Nations Office in Burundi (BNUB), and establishment of the UN Electoral Observation Mission (MENUB). read more...
Wednesday, 12-10-14, 14:02Discriminatory Laws Hinder Burundi's Response to HIV[Key Correspondents]On Human Rights Day (10 December), Jean Claude Kamwenbusa reports on how the criminalisation of same sex relationships in Burundi is putting people's health and lives at risk. read more...
Wednesday, 12-10-14, 10:46Namirembe Diocese Celebrates the Completion of Project Ttegula[ACNS]Namirembe Diocese celebrated the completion of Project Ttegula in a festive Thanksgiving service at St. Paul's Cathedral on Sunday, 23rd November 2014. read more...
Tuesday, 12-09-14, 10:04People From Nyanza Lac Are Fleeing the Country[Iwacu]Hunger and the fear of a civil war erupting after the elections are pushing many families in Nyanza Lac to leave Burundi. read more...
Tuesday, 12-09-14, 10:04Govt Ratifies the EAC Monetary Union Protocol[Iwacu]Burundi has joined Rwanda and Tanzania in ratifying the East African Community Monetary Union Protocol. The Protocol aims to harmonize monetary and fiscal policies and establish a common central bank for the East African Community. It is thought that a monetary union, with the absence of currency risk, provides a greater incentive for trade. read more...
Monday, 12-08-14, 14:06Burundi Taxes Show Increase[EA Business]Dar es Salaam -Taxes collected by OBR (the Burundi Revenue Authority) during November 2014 went up 10.22% compared to the last month. read more...
Monday, 12-08-14, 8:08Fiscal Decentralization and Local Governance in Burundi[World Bank]Bujumbura -A new World Bank report launched today presents a comprehensive review of the efforts made for over a decade to reinforce social cohesion and give more power to local authorities, or "communes" in Burundi through an ambitious decentralization program initiated after the civil war which devastated the East-African country. read more...


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