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Burundi Must Re-Look At It’s New Press Law – UN

Rupert Colville, spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). UN Photo 7 June 2013 ? The United Nations human rights office...

Ban Ki-Moon Frowns Upon Burundi Journalists Gagging

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: The Secretary-General regrets that a new media law in Burundi was...

Unfriendly media law introduced in Burundi – Ban Ki-moon

5 June 2013 ? Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed regret that a new media law in Burundi was promulgated with provisions that may have...

IMF Concludes Second ECF Review Mission to Burundi

IMF Concludes Second ECF Review Mission to BurundiBUJUMBURA, Burundi, December 17, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ ? A mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF),...

IOM Appeals for Funds to Return, Reintegrate Former Refugees from Burundi

IOM Appeals for Funds to Return, Reintegrate Former Refugees from BurundiGENEVA, Switzerland, November 27, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ ? IOM is appealing for US$...

Burundi Military Practices Unit Deployment with Georgia Army National Guardsmen

Burundi Military Practices Unit Deployment with Georgia Army National GuardsmenBUJUMBURA, Burundi, September 28, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ ? A pair of Georgia Army National...

U.S. Relations With Burundi

U.S. Relations With BurundiWASHINGTON, September 13, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ ? Bureau of African AffairsFact SheetSeptember 7, 2012U.S.-BURUNDI RELATIONSThe United States established diplomatic relations...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Burundi

BUJUMBURA, Burundi, August 3, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ ? On July 27, 2012, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the...

Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Burundi

Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to BurundiBUJUMBURA, Burundi, June 11, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A mission from the International Monetary...

SECRETARY-GENERAL APPOINTS PARFAIT ONANGA-ANYANGA OF GABON AS HIS SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR BURUNDI

SECRETARY-GENERAL APPOINTS PARFAIT ONANGA-ANYANGA OF GABON AS HIS SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR BURUNDINEW YORK, June 8, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Secretary-General has appointed...

Ban appoints special adviser on post-2015 development planning and head of Burundi office

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. UN Photo/Mark Garten Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Ms. Amina J. Mohammed of Nigeria as his Special Adviser on Post-2015 Development...

Top Burundi anti-graft official received death threats

The official tasked with overseeing the way Burundi’s state institutions are run, Mohamed Rukara, has received death threats because of his attempts to fight...

Burundi / Prosecutor requests life imprisonment for journalist charged with terrorism

Burundi / Prosecutor requests life imprisonment for journalist charged with terrorismPARIS, France, May 9, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A prosecutor in the eastern...

Impunity remains a concern in Burundi despite progress on human rights – UN official

Burundi is making progress in improving it human rights record, but impunity remains a challenge, a senior United Nations official said, stressing that the...

Senior UN human rights official to visit Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the...

Senior UN human rights official to visit Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the CongoGENEVA, Switzerland, April 27, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — UN...

WB names new country director for Burundi, Tanzania and Uganda

World Bank Group has appointed Philippe Dongier as new country director for Burundi, Tanzania and Uganda A statement availed to this paper yesterday said...

BURUNDI: Homeless seek permanent solutions

Families are living in cramped conditions at the Buterere temporary sitesBUJUMBURA, 29 February 2012 (IRIN) - Hundreds of families forced from their homes in...

BURUNDI: Rain-displaced need urgent aid

Heavy rains have caused flooding in GatumbaBUJUMBURA, 22 February 2012 (IRIN) - At least 2,000 people displaced by recent torrential rains in the area...

Burundi to host meeting of African labor ministers

Burundi’s Civil Service Minister Annonciatta Sendazirasa Twenty two African ministers in charge of labor including the Namibian prime minister will meet in the Burundian...

EALA congratulates Hon Issa Ngendakumana following his appointment as Minister for Governance and Privitisation...

EALA congratulates Hon Issa Ngendakumana following his appointment as Minister for Governance and Privitisation in the Republic of BurundiKAMPALA, Uganda, February 13, 2012/African Press...

IMF Executive Board Approves New US$46.5 Million Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and US$1.6 Million...

IMF Executive Board Approves New US$46.5 Million Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and US$1.6 Million Disbursement for BurundiBUJUMBURA, Burundi, February 3, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/...

BURUNDI: Fears of looming food shortage

Not enough to eat...heavy rains have affected harvests BUJUMBURA, 27 January 2012 (IRIN) - There are fears of a looming food shortage in Burundi...