Author: Bienfait Cakweri

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The local diabetics association, APDPD, benefits of a valuable support from the Burundi Non-communicable Diseases Alliance association.  The support is aimed to improve diabetes management and provide a better quality of life for people affected by this chronic disease. Friday, May 3, 2024, the Burundi Non-communicable Diseases Alliance organised an information and support session for […]

Avatar photoBienfait CakweriJanuary 14, 2024
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Dr. Alexis Nizigiyimana, a native from Mugamba, a commune in Bururi province in Burundi, and now living in Canada, is a young entrepreneur who has achieved his dream of bringing quality health services back to his native region through the Ubuntu Village of Life. His commitment and determination to improve the living conditions of his […]

Avatar photoBienfait CakweriOctober 23, 2023
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On October 20th, a conference by the Free Tech Institute was held at the Martha Hotel in Bujumbura, to shed light on the importance and perspectives of digitalization in business and how investing ‘seriously’ in digitalization can catapult Burundi’s development In his opening remarks, Belyï Nobel Kubwayo, the Executive Director of Free Tech, host of […]

Avatar photoBienfait CakweriSeptember 25, 2023
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President Evariste Ndayishimiye’s recent trips to Cuba and USA have sparked discussions about the outcome of his international trips. At his return in Burundi after 14 days abroad, President Ndayishimiye emphasized the importance of these trips in building a stronger presence of Burundi on the global stage. He also addressed rumours of a potential coup. […]

Avatar photoBienfait CakweriSeptember 21, 2023
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Organizations Stand As One and Visit Burundi joined forces to conduct an impactful environmental crisis education program with a specific focus on addressing the pressing issue of climate change in Burundi. The program, which commenced on September 16, 2023, and will conclude on September 21, 2023, aims to engage and educate the youth residing in […]

Avatar photoBienfait CakweriJune 22, 2023
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During the plenary session to review the proposed revisions to the mining code in Burundi, MPs highlighted a significant issue: the country lacks knowledgeable professionals in the field of minerals, leaving it exposed to the looting of its mineral resources. During the session of Monday, June 19, 2023, MP Gilbert Nduwayo highlighted the insufficient expertise […]

Avatar photoBienfait CakweriJune 8, 2023
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On June 7th, 2023, a new entrepreneurial incubation center in Bujumbura was launched at the CEPRODILIC Hotel by CREOP-Jeunes. The center is aimed at creating a supportive and nurturing environment for young and women entrepreneurs. The event was organized by CREOP-Jeunes in collaboration with Université Lumière de Bujumbura under the theme “Contributing to the education […]


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