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...

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 05:19:12 GMT
Rights Violations Hidden Behind Façade of Democracy, UN Commission Finds
[VOA] Geneva -- U.N. investigators are accusing Burundi's government of hiding widespread rights violations and repressive measures behind a façade of democracy. The charge comes in a report by the Commission of Inquiry on Burundi submitted to the U...

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 05:15:17 GMT
International Scrutiny of Rights Situation in Burundi Should Continue
[HRW] Item 4 Interactive Dialogue with United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Burundi

Sun, 26 Sep 2021 13:06:48 GMT
With Peace Restored, President Says Poverty Is the Remaining Threat
[UN News] The President of Burundi said on Thursday that, 60 years after the country's independence, "the restoration of peace, security, stability and social cohesion are a reality" in the African nation.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 15:12:04 GMT
Rwanda, Burundi Foreign Ministers Hold Talks
[New Times] Rwanda's Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr Vincent Biruta, has met with his Burundian counterpart Amb Albert Shingiro on the sidelines of the 76th United Nations General Assembly in New York, United States.

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 14:47:13 GMT
Covid-19 - Burundi Suspends Social Gatherings on Weekdays
[East African] Burundi on Monday announced that it had suspended social gatherings on weekdays to curb spread of Covid-19.

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 08:46:33 GMT
Discord Over State of Rights
[East African] Burundi's political opposition and the National Independent Human Rights Commission are locked in a disagreement over the state of human rights following comments by a UN team that intolerance was still rife in the country.

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 04:55:53 GMT
Burundi - Allegations of Killings, Disappearances, Torture
[HRW] Nairobi -- UN Rights Body Should Ensure International Investigations Continue

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 05:48:52 GMT
Torture, Killings, Lawlessness, Still Blight Country's Rights Record
[UN News] The people of Burundi continue to endure serious human rights violations including possible crimes against humanity, the majority committed by those with links to the ruling party, UN-appointed independent investigators said on Thursday.

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 13:53:52 GMT
Burundi - Behind a Façade of Normalization, Grave Human Rights Violations Continue, and the Democratic Space Remains Closed
[OHCHR] Despite the initial promises of Burundi's President Évariste Ndayishimiye to improve the human situation in the country ridden by years of violent repression and to restore the rule of law, structural measures to bring long-lasting change ar...

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 05:23:47 GMT
Reporter's Diary - Finding Forgiveness in Burundi's Mass Graves
[The New Humanitarian] Editor's note: The bouts of violence that have shaken Burundi since the 1960s received little attention compared to events in neighbouring Rwanda. So when a truth and reconciliation commission began digging up mass graves to in...

Mon, 13 Sep 2021 06:16:32 GMT
Burundi Schools Open As Uganda Insists On Jabs First
[East African] Schools in Burundi are set to reopen on Monday September 13, after a three-month long holiday, amid a surge in Covid-19 cases countrywide.

Tue, 07 Sep 2021 13:38:40 GMT
Rwanda Begin Quest for 2021 Africa Men Volleyball Championship Against Burundi
[New Times] Group A

Thu, 02 Sep 2021 08:20:58 GMT
Burundi's Ornella Punching Above Her Weight
[East African] Ornella Havyarimana, 24, the first Burundian boxer of any gender to represent Burundi at the Olympics was at the 2020 Games. She spoke with Moses Havyarimana on her journey as a female boxer and challenges as a professional.