Burundi - Afrik.com : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper https://www.afrik-news.com/ Afrik.com, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en Afrik-news.com : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper https://www.afrik-news.com/images/logo_moyen.gif https://www.afrik-news.com/ Ethiopia led Nile treaty gains ground as Burundi joins https://www.afrik-news.com/article19070.html Mon, 07 Mar 2011 12:57:55 +0100 Ethiopian authorities have expressed their contentment over Burundi's decision to sign a new Nile water equitable sharing treaty that will end Egypt's historical control over the Nile water. Desalegn Sisay Burundi: Lightning and torrential rains kill several children https://www.afrik-news.com/article18984.html Fri, 18 Feb 2011 15:19:28 +0100 Several school going children have been killed after lightning struck the provinces of Karuzi and Bubanza in Burundi. Torrential rains and lightning incidents have killed several people in the Eastern African country in the past few months. Patrick K. Johnsson Burundi: Fear of civil war looms https://www.afrik-news.com/article18296.html Thu, 23 Sep 2010 12:12:06 +0200 Fear of looming rebellion is gripping Burundi following the discovery of fourteen bodies, some of them mutilated with machetes, in a river west of Burundi's capital Bujumbura. The Central African nation is still recovering from a 12-year civil war. Konye Obaji Ori In Burundi, 2nd editor arrested in less than a month https://www.afrik-news.com/article18097.html Wed, 11 Aug 2010 23:57:47 +0200 Burundian police on Tuesday arrested Thierry Ndayishimiye, chief editor of the private weekly Arc-en-Ciel, on defamation charges related to a story about alleged government corruption. Ndayishimiye is the second Burundian editor to be jailed in less than a month. East Africa not ready for electoral violence https://www.afrik-news.com/article18092.html Tue, 10 Aug 2010 19:26:18 +0200 The states that make up East African Community (EAC) have said that they are not ready to handle post electoral violence. Geof Magga Al-Shebab extends Uganda-Burundi threats abroad https://www.afrik-news.com/article18051.html Sat, 31 Jul 2010 11:02:44 +0200 Al-Shehab, the notorious Somali Islamist rebel group, will strike Ugandan and Burundian targets around the world. The announcement which was made Friday seeks to clarify recent threats from Somali insurgents since the African Union's July 27 decision to strengthen its mission in the stateless Horn of Africa country. Falila Gbadamassi African Union summit ends with anti el-Shabab plan https://www.afrik-news.com/article18035.html Tue, 27 Jul 2010 21:18:09 +0200 As the 15th AU summit closed today in Kampala, African Union chairman, also president of Malawi Bingu wa Mutharika said that the big turn up despite recent bomb blasts in Uganda is a sign of solidarity among African countries. Geof Magga Rwanda: Kagame commended over corruption rate https://www.afrik-news.com/article18018.html Fri, 23 Jul 2010 14:37:23 +0200 Amidst accusations of tyranny and rights abuses, Rwandan President Paul Kagame, has been credited for Rwanda's transparency, after anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International revealed that Rwanda was by far the least corrupt country in East Africa. Konye Obaji Ori East Africa's most corrupt country https://www.afrik-news.com/article18016.html Thu, 22 Jul 2010 16:19:02 +0200 Kenya has relinquished its position as the most corrupt country in East Africa to Burundi, according to the East African Bribery Index 2010 by Transparency international-Kenya. The index which has expanded to Rwanda and Burundi this year, ranks the latter at the top position with a corruption prevalence of 36.7% while Rwanda is the least corrupt country in the region with a prevalence of 6.6 %. Kenya, at third position, has registered a slight improvement in the prevalence of corruption, from a corruption prevalence rate of 45% in 2009, to 31.9% this year. Uganda comes second at 33% while Tanzania is fourth with a corruption prevalence of 28.6%. NYERERE centre for peace research begins new training programs in Arusha https://www.afrik-news.com/article17972.html Fri, 16 Jul 2010 22:29:19 +0200 The East African Community Nyerere Centre for Peace Research (EAC-NCPR) in cooperation with Arcadia University in the USA has offered new scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students from the EAC Partner States for training programs in Human Rights Law in Africa. The training programs which began this week will run for five weeks. African countries' reluctance to ratify Kampala Declaration questioned https://www.afrik-news.com/article17882.html Tue, 29 Jun 2010 18:18:03 +0200 Uganda government has expressed its unhappiness towards African countries over delays in the ratification of the Kampala Declaration, which aims at ensuring that African states partner in offering protection to victims of forced displacement and the reconstruction of communities emerging from conflicts. Geof Magga Burundi: A bloody presidential election https://www.afrik-news.com/article17879.html Tue, 29 Jun 2010 11:58:20 +0200 Burundians went to the polls on Monday to re-elect incumbent head of state Pierre Nkurunziza, who was the only candidate to run for president in the elections following the withdrawal, in early June, of six opposition candidates. The six insist that the authorities rigged last May's Municipal elections. Shahinez Benabed East Africa: Rwanda government condemned over murder https://www.afrik-news.com/article17873.html Mon, 28 Jun 2010 14:37:33 +0200 The media fraternity in the east African countries of Kenya, Burundi, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda have condemned the brutal killing of Jean Leonard Rugambage, which took place last Thursday in Rwandese capital Rwanda. Geof Magga East Africa getting ready for internet revolution https://www.afrik-news.com/article17857.html Thu, 24 Jun 2010 02:57:02 +0200 The recent deployment of the SEACOM broadband cable off the coast of east Africa has sparked “the dawn of a new era” in Internet communications in the region. Charles W. Corey EAC- EC economic partnership agreement negotiations held in Dar Es Salaam https://www.afrik-news.com/article17781.html Tue, 15 Jun 2010 01:03:48 +0200 The third negotiations session between the East African Community (EAC) Partner States and the European Commission (EC) on the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) ended today at the Mlimani City Conference Centre in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to consider outstanding issues in the Framework Agreement.