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Iris NewsOctober 7, 2023
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In a hollywoodesque turn of events, Rwandan singer The Ben’s iPhone 14 stolen during a concert in Bujumbura-Burundi, tracked finally in Kigali. As the investigations are still underway, everything seem to point towards Coach Gael, the manager of fellow Rwanda musician Bruce Melodie. A saga that involves Tanzanian star Diamond Platnumz. The situation surrounding The […]

Iris NewsOctober 5, 2023
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Iris NewsAugust 29, 2023
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The Regional Secretariat for Durable Solutions (ReDSS) organized a captivating photo-video exhibition on August 28th, shedding light on the impactful activities carried out by ReDSS member organizations in support of displaced persons. The event served as a testament to the achievements of ReDSS since its establishment in 2020. Unlike traditional humanitarian approaches, ReDSS which is […]

Iris NewsAugust 27, 2023
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  In a bold statement made on August 26, 2023, at the Nkurunziza Peace Park Complex Stadium in the southern province of Makamba, President Evariste Ndayishimiye of Burundi emphasized the fundamental right of citizens to rid themselves of unjust leaders. Addressing the Imbonerakure Day event, dedicated to the youth branch of the ruling Cndd-Fdd party, […]

Iris NewsJuly 19, 2023
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The summer rush intensifies and Ethiopian Airlines is already under fire as complaints of missing luggage pile up at the Melchior Ndadaye International Airport of Bujumbura. An unprecedented number of passengers, particularly those from the diaspora returning home for the summer, have reported their baggage missing or delayed upon arriving in #Burundi. The influx of […]

Iris NewsJune 23, 2023
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President Ruto’s call for East African countries to use local currencies instead of the dollar has gained support in the East African Parliament (EAC). The use of dollars in trade exchanges across East Africa has been a long-standing issue, and according to EALA MPs, has negatively affected the region’s economies by undermining the fluidity of […]

Iris NewsJune 11, 2023
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 Lake Tanganyika, one of Africa’s Great Lakes, has been losing its biodiversity at an alarming rate due to human-induced activities such as unsustainable agriculture and fishing practices, water pollution, and deforestation. Recognizing the need to protect its resources for the economic benefit of the two East African countries, Tanzanian and Burundian officials have agreed to […]


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