Category: Business

Evariste NiyonkuruMarch 12, 2023

As a result of the Rift Valley epidemic in mid-2022, a ban on animal slaughter was put in place, prompting the Imbo people – who are big fans of meat – to switch to edible mushrooms. This presented an immense opportunity to COPEJC, a cooperative of young people who specialise in mushroom farming. The Imbo […]

Avatar photoPrince MusoreMarch 6, 2023

  Burundi is amongst the African countries set to benefit from Elon Musk’s Starlink technology in 2023. If this actually happens, starlink technology would be a game-changer in Burundi’s Economy as access to reliable internet connections would allow the country to bridge the digital divide, improve economic growth, education, and innovation. Starlink is a satellite […]

Iris NewsFebruary 24, 2023

  Since the Gitega Province Governor decided to forbid sales of second-handed computers, phones, and accessories, life has not been easy for the vendors of those items. They request authorities to reconsider the decision. They also make a call to authorities to authorities to take into consideration all aspects of an issue before making a […]

Avatar photoGuillaume MuhozaOctober 21, 2022

The President of the Republic of Burundi, Evariste Ndayishimiye, has just given an exclusive interview to the newly created radio channel Kazoza FM which has as its mission the promotion of young people’s capacity to start their own business with its slogan: “Be Your Own Boss”. In this broadcast which lasted around two hours from […]

Avatar photoGuillaume MuhozaOctober 12, 2022

   “This project aims to provide efficient, safe and climate-resilient road connectivity along the main corridor linking Burundi to Tanzania. It will also strengthen the sector’s institutional capacity to plan, develop and maintain climate-resilient road assets in a sustainable manner,” do we read in an article posted on the World Bank website. This transport resilience […]

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