Tag: youth

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 […]

Iris NewsFebruary 24, 2023
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  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 MuhozaFebruary 8, 2023
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  In universities, few resist the pressure to taste sexual intercourse due to unlimited ‘freedom’ and inciteful practices. Poverty, excessive consumption of alcohol and narcotics increasingly expose students to certain practices that endanger their lives, pushing them to engage in sexual relations that happen at some cost including possibility of contracting sexually transmitted infections (STIs) […]

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 photoPrince MusoreJanuary 17, 2023
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This past Friday and Saturday, the Burundian French Institute hosted a thrilling quiz bowl competition, the Budding Genius, organized by Club Génies en Herbe, an association of young people passionate about instilling excellence in the youth. The competition featured teams from different corners of the economic capital of Bujumbura, all eager to showcase their knowledge […]

Avatar photoGuillaume MuhozaOctober 3, 2022
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We are the latest addition to the Burundian media landscape. We are called Iris News. In an ecosystem where the journalist works in immediacy and under the pressure of the ratings/readership or the competition and in increasingly short formats. In an ecosystem where it is increasingly difficult to vary angles, to confront points of view, […]


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