Tag: economy

Avatar photoBienfait CakweriOctober 23, 2023

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 NewsMarch 6, 2023

The 5th Summit of Leaders of the Least Developped Countries is taking place in Doha, Qatar. Among the attendance is Burundi President Evariste Ndayishimiye, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and other leaders of the 46 most deprived countries composing the group of LDCs.   Even if no leader of the world’s major economies attended, LDCs […]

Avatar photoGuillaume MuhozaOctober 3, 2022

  The mining cooperatives are once again authorized to exploit gold sites. From now on, with the new texts, each mining cooperative will have to retrocede to the State, 30% of the production obtained before any commercial transaction. The government had suspended the existing agreements in July 2021, deeming them “unbalanced”, in order to establish […]

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