Sunday, July 12, 2020

Burundi arrests official over national team players’ missing bonuses

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The vice-president of the Burundian football association, FFB, has been arrested pending an investigation after the apparent disappearance of bonus money for the national...

Burundi: 3 teenage girls risk serving 5 years for drawing on President’s Photo

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Three teenagers are currently languishing in jail after they were charged on Monday by the state prosecutor in Burundi. According to a March 19...

East Africa’s companies attracted the biggest amount of investment in Africa – report

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By Jean-Pierre Afadhali Last year African tech companies recorded $1.19 billion in total deal value even though 103 deals...

Burundi ‘to shut UN rights office’

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The Burundi government has ordered the United Nations Human Rights Council to shut its office in the country within two months, foreign ministry and...

Curfew imposed on Nigerian city of Jos

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A dusk to dawn curfew has been imposed on the city of Jos, in Nigeria's central Plateau state, and its surrounding area following hours...

Burundi suspends foreign NGOs

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Burundi has suspended the activities of most foreign non-governmental organisations (NGO) until they comply with a new law imposing tighter controls on their operations. The...

Burundi head teacher busted sitting student’s exam

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As cheating in school exams goes, the Burundian record has just been broken by a high school headmaster who disguised himself as a student...

Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza Agrees to Step Down in 2020

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In a surprise move, Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza said Thursday he would step down in 2020, despite widespread belief that he backed a new...

Burundi rejects donated French donkeys

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An adviser to Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza has described a donation of 10 donkeys by the French embassy to villagers in Gitega province an...

Nkurunzinza heading for big referendum win

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Burundi's electoral board has announced some provisional results following Thursday's referendum - and so far, it looks like President Pierre Nkurunzinza's camp is winning. BBC...