Two injured in an armed attack at Nduta camp in Tanzania.

The attack took place on the night of Wednesday to Thursday. Beside the wounded, a sum of money not yet known was also stolen. The two victims of the attack live respectively in village 8 of zone 11 and village 30 of zone 13. They are treated at the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hospital in […]

The new finance bill does not provide for end of term allowances for parliamentarians

The National Assembly adopted this Wednesday the draft budget law 2019-2020. Out of 113 deputies present, 112 voted in favor. This finance bill did not provide for the end of term allowances for parliamentarians. This issue has caused divisions between MPs. Those of the coalition Amizero y’abarundi see political motives. “It is these allowances that […]

Four persons killed and a sum of money stolen by unidentified people at kinama 

The Police say the attackers were six and armed with two AK 47. According to the deputy police spokesman Moise Nkurunziza who gave a press conference this Wednesday morning, the armed group was planning to commit robbery in a shop. The incident occurred in the night of Tuesday to Wednesday. The police gave a death […]

More than 400 animals die of an unknown disease in Ngozi province

Provincial Governor Albert Nduwimana banned the movement and marketing of goats and sheep following the disease. All derivatives including meat, are also hit by this measure. In a correspondence from the governor, we learn that 403 animals died of a highly contagious disease, of which a hundred in one week. The disease has appeared in […]

More than 80 people were arrested in a search operation done by the Policemen this monday

The police has this morning conducted a search operation at Jabe neighborhood, Bwiza zone Mukaza district, central Bujumbura, and some found irregular people have been arrested The exact number is 83 people that were arrested this morning during that search operation. People arrested include 19 individuals who had no identity cards, 29 people who were […]

Six tax collectors of Gitega commune have been arrested

Jeovanie Bukeyeneza, Experius Bigirimana, Christ, Claude, Dagobert and Evode all staff members for the district of Gitega, Central of Burundi were this Friday arrested at work as they were going to a working meeting. According to a witness, district’s tax collectors were arrested by the regional commissioner of the special anti-corruption brigade in Gitega. Witnesses […]

Callixte Nsabimana talks about contacts with Burundi and Uganda, he pleads guilty

Callixte Nsabimana, second vice-president of the Rwandan Movement for Democratic Change (MRCD), an exiled rebel group of Paul Rusesabagina and spokesman for his armed wing, the National Liberation Forces (FNL), pleaded guilty on Thursday to the sixteen leaders charges against him. The Rwandan judicial council chamber is scheduled to rule on May 28 on his […]

Seizures of several weapons in the Burundian refugee camp of Nyarugusu

  Weapons were seized this Friday at the market inside Nyarugusu camp. They were riffle guns and grenades in the hands of Tanzanians who speak Kirundi. Police in charge of protecting the camp were alerted by refugees, claiming to have seen weapons in Tanzanian traders’ rice bags at the market. Quickly, says our source, the […]

CNDD-FDD ruling party calls for theft of land to be attributed to its members

  In his speech of May 20, 2019 in Cibitoke province, the secretary-general of the party in power, Major General Evariste Ndayishimiye, asked the government to withdraw from their owners all the land holdings at the hands of private individuals, who did not develop them (cultivate ). The speaker mentioned the land properties of Mugamba […]