Category: Diaspora

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 photoGuillaume MuhozaJune 28, 2023

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Summary : Canada has sought to bolster its standing as a leading destination for immigrant entrepreneurs by introducing an “innovation stream” that offers attractive benefits to professionals in select tech industries. The announcement was made at the Collision 2023 event held on Tuesday by Sean Fraser, the Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship. A notable aspect […]

Iris NewsJanuary 26, 2023
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Among high profile attendees were the USIU Vice Chancellor professor Margee Ensign, the Deputy Vice Chancellor, the Dean of School of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the representative of Burundi diaspora in Kenya. Victor Bol from South Sudan and Anyika Muchesia from Kenya launched their respective books as well. Below is his full speech to […]

Avatar photoGuillaume MuhozaNovember 15, 2022
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While many Burundians have tried to reach the European continent via Serbia in recent months but have been refused, the Burundian government through the Prime Minister’s Office assures that they will not be prosecuted. This is contrary to what was announced by the Ministry of Security spokesman Pierre Nkurikiye, arguing that they tarnish the image […]


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