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[Namibian] BRAVE Warriors assistant coach Paulus Shipanga and midfielder, Dynamo Fredericks will miss today's Afcon qualifying match against Burundi due to Covid-19.
[CAF] Burundi and Uganda Crested Cranes made winning starts as the CECAFA Senior Women's Championship kicked-off at the FUFA Technical Centre in Njeru, Uganda today.
[HRW] Nairobi -- Burundi's national intelligence services, police, and ruling party youth members have killed, arbitrarily detained, tortured and harassed people suspected of belonging to opposition parties or of working with armed opposition groups, Human Rights Watch said today.
[CAF] Gitega based Flambeau du Centre FC are the 2021/2022 Burundi Primus Premier League champions.
[Ghanaian Times] Burundi Referee Suavis Iratunga has been appointed for the FIFA Women's U-17 final round first leg qualifier between Ghana and Morocco.
[Daily News] CRDB Bank Burundi is looking ahead to further consolidate its position in Bujumbura as it marks 10 years of operations later this year.
[Daily News] TANZANIA U-17 National Women team Serengeti Girls are keen to finish off Burundi today when they meet again in their FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup qualifying return leg match at Amaan Stadium in Zanzibar.
[African Arguments] Critics say state-backed farming cooperatives have become a tool for recruiting people into the ruling party and are sowing division.
[Nile Post] The governments of Uganda and Burundi have pledged to work together to help increase the trade volumes between the two East African countries.
[Nile Post] Uganda and Burundi have held their first ever business forum as one of the way to bolster relations between the two countries but also encourage trade.
[Nile Post] Uganda has opened a new chancery building at its Embassy in Bujumbura, the Burundian capital.
[Nile Post] Uganda and the Republic of Burundi will between March 22 and 24, 2022 hold the third session of the Joint Permanent Commission Meeting scheduled to take place in Bujumbura.
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -- President of the Republic Abdelmadjid Tebboune received Thursday, in Algiers, Burundi's minister of Foreign Affairs and Development Cooperation, Albert Shingiro.
[New Times] President Evariste Ndayishimiye of Burundi on Thursday, March 17, received Cardinal Antoine Kambanda of Rwanda, in the Burundian capital, Gitega.
[IMF] End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF's Executive Board. Based on the preliminary findings of this mission, staff will prepare a report that, subject to management approval, will be presented to the IMF's Executive Board for discussion and decision.
[New Times] President Evariste Ndayishimiye of Burundi on Tuesday, March 15, received a message from President Paul Kagame.
[State Department] Acting Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Lisa Peterson will travel to Bujumbura, Burundi, March 14-15, and to Kampala, Uganda, March 16-17, to underscore the United States' commitment to the protection and advancement of human rights and democracy in Africa's Great Lakes region.
[VOA] As the world celebrated International Women's Day on Tuesday, activists in Burundi pressed for greater rights and protection of women, particularly those in refugee camps.
[ISS] The country is rehabilitating its global image, but do its domestic reforms hold up to scrutiny?
[The Conversation Africa] Since 2015, crippling sanctions imposed by the European Union (EU) and the US have held back the economy of Burundi, a landlocked country of 12.5 million people in east Africa. The sanctions were imposed in response to the government's violation of human rights as well as violence. We asked professor of international studies David Kiwuwa to weigh up Burundi's prospects now that the sanctions have been lifted.
[Daily News] THE East African Community (EAC) has welcomed the lifting of financial sanctions imposed by the European Union on Burundi almost six years ago.
[VOA] Nairobi -- Rights groups have criticized the European Union for lifting sanctions Tuesday against Burundi for what the EU said was progress on human rights, good governance, and the rule of law. The EU action follows the U.S. lifting sanctions in November. Rights groups say Burundi authorities continue to commit abuses, including against political dissidents.
[HRW] Nairobi -- Transparent Investigation Needed to Establish Truth, Ensure Justice
[New Times] SC Kiyovu have acquired Burundian striker Benjamin Gasongo from his home club Aigle Noirs on a two-year deal.
[Daily News] Dodoma -- THE Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) on Thursday welcomed investors from Burundi to invest in Tanzania, saying investment opportunities abound in agriculture, industry and other sectors await prospective Burundians investors to exploit.
[Daily News] SOME economic and transport professionals on Monday welcomed the signed agreement between Tanzania and Burundi for the construction of railway to link the two countries, saying the envisaged infrastructure will significantly boost trade and economies.
[Daily News] PRIME Minister Kassim Majaliwa has backed a plan by President Samia Suluhu Hassan to allow a Burundi-based investor Intracom to build a fertilizer factory in Dodoma demanding that the plan is appropriate for the development of the country's agriculture sector.
[ISS] As insecurity in the Great Lakes deepens, the commitment of both countries' leaders to normalise relations is a positive step.
[RFI] Burundian troops have been sighted in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to reports from French news agency AFP, which cites local sources.