CPJ Press Freedom Online
Security officials arrest Burundian TV journalist
Authorities in Burundi have been holding a journalist since Thursday on broad allegations of breaching national security, according to news reports.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Burundi journalist held in secret prison
A Burundian television journalist, who has disappeared, is being detained by the country's intelligence services, the Burundian Journalists' Union said on Friday.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
The Epoch Times
Bones Line National Mall in Washington
People stop to look at the one million handcrafted human bones meant to raise awareness of genocide and mass atrocities in Africa on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON-A million human bones, crafted by artists, students, and educators from around the world were displayed on the National Mall from June 8 until June 10. The bones, made ... (more)
Mail & Guardian
Burundi's economy up in smoke after devastating fire
Four months after Bujumbura's key market was razed to the ground, thousands of traders and the economy itself are reeling from the blow.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Burundi: UN rights office urges revision of new press law to ensure freedom of expression
"We are particularly concerned that the new legislation defines far too broadly both the circumstances under which journalists can be obliged to reveal their sources and the grounds for restricting freedom of expression," the spokesperson for the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights , Rupert Colville, told journalists in Geneva.
Burundi, a nation divided over land
Egypt will demand Ethiopia stop building a dam on one of the main tributaries of the Nile, a senior government aid says.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Africa: New Law 'Sets Burundi Back 20 Years'
"This is a black day for freedom of information in Burundi," Reporters Without Borders said after President Pierre Nkurunziza today promulgated the media law that parliament passed in April.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
New Burundi law 'censors' media
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza has approved a new media law which critics have condemned as an attack on press freedom.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Burundi: Media Regulator Suspends Comments On Press Group's Website
Reporters Without Borders is disturbed to learn that the National Communication Council , Burundi's media regulator, has ordered the Iwacu press group to prevent visitors to its website from posting comments for the next 30 days.
Fri May 31, 2013
Burundi - Media regulator suspends comments on press group's...
Wed May 29, 2013
Ugandan pros in shaky Burundi Open start
UGANDANS got off to a shaky start in the $10,000 professional event of the Burundi Golf in Bujumbura as Kenyans took charge.
Tue May 28, 2013
Uganda News Picks
EALA to Discuss Food Security Measures
In a bid to ensure food security in East Africa, the East African Legislative Assembly is to discuss bio safety and genetically modified organisms .
East Africa: EAC Set to Adopt the Harmonised Edible Oil Standard
THE East African Community states have agreed to harmonise standards used in the manufacture of edible oils.
Fri May 24, 2013
East Africa: East Africa to Set Uniform Standards for Edible Oil
The east African Community will harmonise the standards of oil seeds and edible oil made within the region to improve the quality of foodstuffs in the trade bloc, officials have said.
Thu May 23, 2013
Mail & Guardian
Rwandan exiles dread going home
With their refugee status being annulled, Rwandans fear what is in store for them if they go back.
Kitatta plans to conquer Burundi
WITH Uganda's top amateur golfers Willy Kitatta and Peter Ssendawula in action, bringing the Burundi Open title to Kampala is a realistic expectation.
Wed May 22, 2013
civil war in Burundi
In 1993, during one of the worst days of the Burundi Civil War, one woman came to the rescue of 25 children and gave them hope for the future.
Tue May 21, 2013
New U.S. Embassy in Burundi
In an important symbol of America's commitment to an enduring friendship with the Republic of Burundi, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Burundi, Dawn M. Liberi, dedicated the new U.S. Embassy in Bujumbura today.
Mon May 20, 2013
Bus ambushed in Burundi
Two people were killed when a bus carrying 30 passengers was ambushed by armed men believed to be former rebels near Burundi's capital Bujumbura, officials said on sunday.