Michel Kafando, Nominated New UNSG Special Representative in Burundi

[Iwacu] Burundi Government accepts the proposal by the UN Secretary General (UNSG) to replace Jamal Benomar, his special advisor on the Burundian conflict, by Michel Kafando.

[Iwacu] Burundi Government accepts the proposal by the UN Secretary General (UNSG) to replace Jamal Benomar, his special advisor on the Burundian conflict, by Michel Kafando.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Pro-Government People Protest Against UN Human Rights Commission Report On Burundi

[Iwacu] Communication officer within the ruling CNDD-FDD launched a campaign to protest the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights report on Burundi. She accuses these UN officials of politicizing this UN body.

[Iwacu] Communication officer within the ruling CNDD-FDD launched a campaign to protest the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights report on Burundi. She accuses these UN officials of politicizing this UN body.

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Four People Killed On Weekend in Burundi

[Iwacu] In the early morning of 24 April, sounds of gunshots were heard in Kigobe neighborhood of Ntahangwa Commune in the capital Bujumbura. “The police officer was pursuing a “tuk-tuk” driver who was trying to escape.

[Iwacu] In the early morning of 24 April, sounds of gunshots were heard in Kigobe neighborhood of Ntahangwa Commune in the capital Bujumbura. "The police officer was pursuing a "tuk-tuk" driver who was trying to escape.

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Uncontrolled Constructions Threaten Green Spaces in Bujumbura

[Iwacu] Residents from different neighborhoods of the capital Bujumbura say green spaces, which are currently threatened by unregulated constructions, should be protected. They say that while the world celebrates the Earth Day on 22 April each year.

[Iwacu] Residents from different neighborhoods of the capital Bujumbura say green spaces, which are currently threatened by unregulated constructions, should be protected. They say that while the world celebrates the Earth Day on 22 April each year.

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Armed Robbery, Kidnapping Near Border With Congo – Police Clarify

[Iwacu] In the wake of armed robbery and kidnappings near the border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo in recent weeks, the Burundi police says armed forces have arrested an undisclosed number of criminals and seized arms.

[Iwacu] In the wake of armed robbery and kidnappings near the border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo in recent weeks, the Burundi police says armed forces have arrested an undisclosed number of criminals and seized arms.

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Burundian Refugees Abscond From Camp

[Daily News] Bukoba -Thirty-three Burundian refugees, including 17 children were on Thursday night intercepted at Mutukula border in Misenyi District after they allegedly escaped from Mtenderi Refugees’ Camp in Kigoma Region.

[Daily News] Bukoba -Thirty-three Burundian refugees, including 17 children were on Thursday night intercepted at Mutukula border in Misenyi District after they allegedly escaped from Mtenderi Refugees' Camp in Kigoma Region.

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UN Human Rights Commission Condemns Human Rights Violation in Burundi

[Iwacu] The United Nations High Commission for Human Rights says it is concerned about the video showing young men affiliated to the ruling party calling for rape against females from the opposition.

[Iwacu] The United Nations High Commission for Human Rights says it is concerned about the video showing young men affiliated to the ruling party calling for rape against females from the opposition.

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All Processed Products Must Meet Quality Control Standards, Says Bbn Official

[Iwacu] Flour, maize, fruits, sunflower oil, banana wine, juice, rice, coffee… are some of the agricultural products exhibited in a three-day trade fair being held in the capital Bujumbura on the occasion of the week of the agro-food promotion. Some …

[Iwacu] Flour, maize, fruits, sunflower oil, banana wine, juice, rice, coffee... are some of the agricultural products exhibited in a three-day trade fair being held in the capital Bujumbura on the occasion of the week of the agro-food promotion. Some of the products are yet to be certified by Burundi Office of Standardization and Quality Control (BBN).

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National Assembly Approves of Nine New Burundi EALA MPs

[Iwacu] Burundi National Assembly has approved this April 20, nine new East African Legislative Assembly-EALA MPs to replace nine others who had just completed their four-year term.

[Iwacu] Burundi National Assembly has approved this April 20, nine new East African Legislative Assembly-EALA MPs to replace nine others who had just completed their four-year term.

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