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The World Sports Alliance IntergovernmentalToday, the Government of Burundi confirmed its support and its will for a fast-tracking and early commencement of the Natural Resource Mining Public-Private Partnership Project, between the World Sports ...
Posted on 4 March 2014 | 11:15 am
Burundi inflation drops to 6.0 percent inBurundi's year-on-year inflation rate fell to 6.0 percent in January from 9.0 percent in December, thanks to a slower increase in food prices on local markets, data from the country's statistics board showed on Tuesday. Food is a major component in the basket of goods used to measure inflation.
Posted on 4 March 2014 | 3:30 am
Burundi crisis may stir unrest but not byBy Richard Lough NAIROBI (Reuters) - Burundi's worst political crisis since the end of its 12-year civil war risks unleashing a new wave of unrest before next year's presidential election, the main opposition leader said on Thursday. Agathon Rwasa, the last rebel commander to lay down arms in 2009, accused President Pierre Nkurunziza of seeking to rewrite the constitution for his party's own ...
Posted on 28 February 2014 | 12:31 am
Burundi president appoints ministers to endBy Patrick Nduwimana BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - Burundi's president appointed three ministers from his junior coalition partner in a bid to end a political crisis on Tuesday, but a rival group in the party rejected the candidates and said it no longer considered itself part of the government. Landlocked Burundi also borders Rwanda where Hutu extremists targeted ethnic Tutsis and moderate Hutus in the ...
Posted on 18 February 2014 | 6:18 am
Burundi army won't intervene inBy Patrick Nduwimana BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - Burundi's national army said on Monday it would not intervene in the worst political crisis to grip the east African country since a 12-year civil war ended nearly a decade ago. Burundi, which has a complex power-sharing system between the majority Hutus and other minority groups, fought a deadly civil war that ended in 2005 during which the then Tutsi ...
Posted on 17 February 2014 | 9:43 am
UN official denounces restrictions on"I am concerned that restrictions have increasingly been imposed on freedom of assembly and on the press over the past few months in Burundi," High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said in a news release. Recent attacks by the ruling party's youth ...
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 6:02 am
Burundi: Immediate Response EmergencyBujumbura town: communes of Kinama, Kamenge, Buterere, Ngagara, and Kanyosha; Bujumbura rural province: communes of Mutimbuzi and Isale. Cause The flooding was caused by torrential rains that hit Burundi’s capital Bujumbura and surrounding ...
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 5:16 am
The World Bank Responds to Destruction“We are deeply saddened by this disaster” said World Bank Country Manager, Rachidi Radji, “We will continue to contribute to the recovery process and feel assured that Burundi and its development partners will benefit from the technical ...
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 4:53 am
Burundi: Pillay denounces increasing“I am also concerned that attributing civil and criminal responsibility to organisers of public gatherings, for any unlawful act committed by anyone attending ... from a devastating protracted civil war,” the High Commissioner said.
Posted on 6 March 2014 | 11:48 pm
Burundi - News and AnalysisWith relations within the East African Community fraying in recent months, the upcoming heads-of-state summit will be all the more important. Since implementing a range of measures in 2009, Burundi has managed to boost its tax revenues considerably.
Posted on 6 March 2014 | 3:29 am
Burundi: Pillay denounces increasingBurundi: Pillay denounces increasing restrictions on political and civil rights ahead of 2015 elections GENEVA, Switzerland, March 7, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi ...
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 7:20 am
Evaluation of the Mabayi Child SurvivalBy Bonnie Kittle Concern Worldwide has been working in Burundi, where we have been overseeing a child survivial project in Mabayi. This is the evaluation of the project. The Mabayi Child Survival Project, implemented by ...
Posted on 5 March 2014 | 12:18 pm
Burundi Trip – Day 3 | FBCWMornings at the Kings Conference Center (our hotel) are filled with coffee, a simple breakfast, coffee, laughter, some more coffee, and a time of devotion and fellowship. There is no better way to start a jam-packed day, than ...
Posted on 4 March 2014 | 2:53 pm
Holy See ratifies agreement with Republic ofVatican City, Mar 3, 2014 / 03:34 pm (CNA).- Last week Vatican officials met with representatives of the Republic of Burundi to discuss an agreement made between the countries in 2012, officially implementing the agreement's stipulations.
Posted on 3 March 2014 | 2:34 pm
Agreement Ratified Between Holy See andThe framework agreement, acknowledging the good relations that have developed between the Holy See and Burundi over the last fifty years, defines and guarantees the legal status of the Catholic Church and regulates ...
Posted on 3 March 2014 | 5:57 am