The United Nations human rights office today reiterated its call on Burundian authorities to revise a new press law to ensure that it conforms with international human rights standards and protects freedom of expression, a request that was originally made by the UN in April without success.
(18 February 2011 at 18:34) A daughter of the 2nd year of primary raped by a college professor of municipal college Gihinga, died on Thursday night at King Khaled Hospital in Bujumbura of injuries from the same rape, said hospital officials.
The uncle of the died daughter, Athanasius Banzubaze, said that since the rape was consummated, the girl went to the toilet more than 20 times the night but the family found that it was very late to cure her.
(african-markets.com)The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed the second review of Burundi’s performance under the program supported by the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The Executive Board’s decision will allow for the disbursement of an amount equivalent to SDR 5 million (about US$7.6 million), bringing disbursements under the arrangement to an amount equivalent to SDR 10 million (about US$15.3 million). The Executive Board’s decision was taken on a lapse of time basis. Burundi’s three-year ECF arrangement was approved on January 27, 2012.
It is the same word that Peter Nkurunziza, Burundi President used on Sunday to qualify the apocalyptic fire that destroyed the whole Bujumbura central market, 19 years after it was built by French Cooperation and inaugurated by late CyprienNtaryamira in early 1994. It was the only project he inaugurated.
(AU)Addis Ababa, 30 January 2013: The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini?Zuma, today appointed the AU High Representative for Mali and Sahel, former President Pierre Buyoya of Burundi, as her Special Representative and Head of the African?led International Support Mission in Mali (AFISMA).
People are running and my driver is fearing in front of this big rain. I am following a course with Laurence from Brussels, no time to wast. What is important to us is that we are in a house.