Tag: Burundi

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 […]

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 […]

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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Eloge IrakozeSeptember 17, 2023
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In basketball, as in any other field, talent flourishes when it is cultivated from an early age. Recognizing this, the “UMUCO Academy” has taken on the noble mission of teaching and mentoring young basketball enthusiasts from six years old. The academy currently boasts an impressive enrollment of 240 aspiring players, comprising 120 girls and 120 […]

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 photoPrince MusoreMarch 6, 2023
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  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 […]


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