Fri, 08 Oct 2021 12:23:37 GMT
Lawyer's Conviction a Travesty of Justice
[HRW] Nairobi -- The decision in the Court of Appeal of Ngozi to uphold the conviction and five-year prison sentence for a lawyer who had been affiliated to a human rights group in Burundi was a travesty of justice, Human Rights Watch and five other ...

Tue, 12 Oct 2021 04:34:39 GMT
An Opportunity for the EU to Help Steer Through Reform in Burundi
[Crisis Group] Reform promises by Burundian President Evariste Ndayishimiye have led to a marked improvement in relations with the EU. In this excerpt from the Watch List 2021 - Autumn Update, Crisis Group urges the EU and its member states to set be...

Tue, 05 Oct 2021 10:07:14 GMT
In Burundi's Hills, Red Hot Pepper Leads to a Farming Revolution
[East African] The mist covered the hills and a soft wind blew gently over the fragmented fields of Rwanyege village.

Tue, 05 Oct 2021 09:16:58 GMT
Rusumo Power Plant Energy Production to Delay
[New Times] The regional Rusumo Hydroelectric Power Project is unlikely to be operational by the end of the year as was previously announced, according to an Auditor General joint report from Rwanda, Tanzania and Burundi.

Sat, 25 Sep 2021 06:25:47 GMT
Transforming Young People's Lives Through Social Cohesion Project
[UNFPA] GITEGA PROVINCE, Burundi--Rose Iranzi*, 24, from Mutimbuzi commune, was rarely at home. Nor did she do any housework. Instead she spent her time with her peers, looking for opportunities to consume alcohol. Her family considered her beyond he...