Burundi ex-VP arrested while having sex
Burundi's opposition on Tuesday condemned the arrest of one of its key leaders, claiming he had been "set up" in a sex and bribery scandal designed to block a challenge to the country's president.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
'Mama Sunday' feeds Burundi's hungry street children
Every Sunday, she opens her house to the homeless street children of Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi, providing them with free meals.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Malaysian National News Agency
Single East African Passport Ready By 2015
Effective 2015, citizens of Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Burundi and Rwanda will be travelling using the new generation East African Passport, a modern regional travelling document likely to replace their national ones.
Burundi constitution change risks opening ethnic wounds
BUJUMBURA: Highly controversial plans by Burundi's government to revise the constitution has threatened a delicate ethnic balances in a nation still healing after decades of conflict, opposition parties and civil society warn.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Is the EAC just a poor man's club with attitude?
This year, the East African Media Summit made its way to Kampala . Well, the EAMS, among other things, is a pro-integration bonanza.
KBCI CBS 2
5 East African states sign common currency deal
East African Presidents, from left to right, Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi, Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania, Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, Yoweri Museveni of Uganda and Paul Kagame of Rwanda pose for a group photograph in Munyonyo, near Kampala, in Uganda, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Our World 2.0
Almost 20 Years On, International Justice Still Fails Rwanda
"There is a saying that all Rwandans believe in. You can't forgive if you forget, but when you remember, you know what harmed you and you can forgive and move forward," Honore Gatera tells IPS as he walks through the grounds of the Kigali Memorial Centre in Rwanda's capital.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
News of Rwanda
Ndi Umunyarwanda: A timely reconciliation move for Nyaruguru residents
On a chilly Tuesday morning, JosA©phine Iyamuremye and her daughter, Jeanne Umulisa, sit down in a garden in front of their house in Ngera sector of Nyaruguru district, Southern Rwanda.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Inter Press Service
Almost 20 Years On - International Justice Still Fails Rwandans
Remains of some of the over 800,000 victims of Rwanda's genocide, which will soon be relocated to a new memorial site to preserve them.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
East Africa: EAC Asked to Spend More On Security
East African Community partner states have been challenged to spend more on peace and security as well as tackle the causes of persistent conflicts in the region rather than address symptoms.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Manicouagan Minerals Provides Update on its Amalgamation with Flemish Gold Corp.
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Tue Nov 19, 2013
The Burundian Paul Farmer is Seattle's latest global health hero
Village Health Works has rebuilt a war-torn Burundian village, teaching community members who used to kill each other to instead care for one another.
Emirates News Agency
Mohammed bin Rashid receives Presidents of Burundi and Senegal
WAM KUWAIT, 19th November, 2013 -- Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, received Pierre Nkurunziza, President of the Republic of Burundi, today, on the sidelines of the Third Africa- Arab Summit, which is being held in Kuwait.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
East Africa: Kikwete to Endorse EA Monetary Union
PRESIDENT Jakaya Kikwete will be joining Heads of state of Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Burundi in endorsing the regional Monetary Union on the 30th of November 2013.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Burundi's land conundrum
Burundi is preparing to receive thousands of its refugees from Uganda in a voluntary repatriation exercise.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Deo Niyizonkiza brings health to Burundi, finds help and hope
Deogratias Niyizonkiza has a knack for turning strangers into friends, which is just the sort of gift needed to mend rifts in the world.
Burundi hosts regional peace and security meet
Issues of regional peace and security will take centre-stage during a three-day conference in the Burundian capital which has opened today.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Global Voices Online
An Investigation into the World of Prostitution in Burundi
Cedric Soledad Urakeza from Burundi reports on his investigation into the world of prostitution in Bujumbura [fr], published on the community blog Les voix du Burundi: Notre enquAate montre trois catA©gories de prostituA©es.