Category: Eac

Avatar photoGuillaume MuhozaNovember 15, 2023
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  A two-day conference was recently organized in Bujumbura by the Association of Repatriated Women of Burundi (AFRABU) in collaboration with the Women’s International Peace Centre (WIPC) and CORDAID. The conference aimed to discuss ways to enhance women’s participation in the elections. The event brought together various stakeholders including parliamentarians, representatives from the Organization 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 […]

Avatar photoPrince MusoreApril 10, 2023
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As you delve into this article, one industry is ascending to new heights – the gaming market. With the recent COVID-19 outbreak, this industry has seen an unprecedented surge. Despite this global trend, the gaming industry in Burundi has faced significant hurdles and remains hidden in the shadows. Nevertheless, the gaming market worldwide is skyrocketing […]

Evariste NiyonkuruFebruary 17, 2023
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A 41-year-old Burundian engineer who works for the globally renowned US aircraft manufacturer Boeing was given the prestigious Black Engineer of the Year Award 2023 – BEYA on February 11th, 2023. His success story, enthusiastically received by many Burundians online serves as an inspiration & motivation for young people in Burundi. Let’s learn a couple […]


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