Author: Tharcisse Minani

The Rwanda Contingent Did Not Fly to Burundi for the 11th Edition of the East African Community Games

Burundi, Bujumbura – Burundi is hosting the 11th edition of the East African Community games tomorrow August 26, 2017. Brigadier General Marius NGENDAKUMANA, chairman of the organizing committee, informed that all contingents participating in these events have already arrived in Bujumbura since Thursday, August 24, 2017, except Rwanda. The opening football match between the KENYA contingent team and their BURUNDI counterparts will take place this Saturday, August 26, 2017, at the PRINCE LOUIS RWAGASORE Stadium at 11 and 30...

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Burundi to Host the 11th Edition of the East African Community Military Games and Cultural Events

Burundi, Bujumbura – During the press release this morning of August 21st, 2017, Gaspard Baratuza, spokesman of Burundi army stated: “BURUNDI is ready to host the 11th edition of the East African Community military games and cultural events from August 24th to September 6th, 2017.” He also reminded that the main objective of these events is to strengthen the friendship among the different military of the East African community. To the question of security during these events, the spokesman of the Burundi army assured that the security and safety of all participants and the public watching the games will...

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Four People Died in Another Grenade Attack in Buyenzi in Less than Two Weeks

Burundi, Buyenzi – One person died in a bar, three others died in the hospital and 29 were wounded in a grenade attack in two bars on 15th Avenue numbers 21 and 29 in Buyenzi. This grenade attack occurred last night Thursday, August 17, 2017. The population in Buyenzi confirmed that it was around 8 pm when two grenades exploded at the same time in these two bars on the 15th Avenue. They allege that this insecurity in their neighborhood is due to the lack of electricity. Burundi National Police spokesman Pierre NKURIKIYE confirmed the grenade attack but said he...

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