Category: POLITICS

The president of Burundi H.E. Pierre Nkurunziza calls on Burundians to take ownership of the upcoming 2020 elections

Burundi, Bujumbura – The President of the Republic of Burundi, H.E. Pierre NKURUNZIZA called on Burundian population to finance the upcoming 2020 elections to prove the establishment of the independence of Burundi. In his speech during the celebration of his second anniversary on power after a controversial election in 2015, the President Pierre Nkurunziza said: “based on the situations Burundi has experienced since 1961, it is necessary for Burundians to organize the electoral process themselves.” He then asked the population to respond to the call for mobilizing funds for upcoming elections. This call was launched by the National Independent Electoral...

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The newly elected governing body of the UPRONA party celebrated its first year anniversary today.

Burundi – The newly elected governing body of the UPRONA party celebrated its one year anniversary today August 15, 2017. On this occasion, the UPRONA party presented its annual achievements, including the construction of two Basket Ball fields, one Volley Ball field, and a conference room. In his address, the UPRONA President Abel GASHATSI said that the Arusha Agreement and the Constitution of Burundi remain a cornerstone for the country’s peace and reconstruction. The ambassadors of Belgium and the United States of America in Burundi, as well as some local authorities, were present at the ceremonies.  Volleyball and basketball...

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THE BANK DEPOSIT OF 5M IN CASH BY BURUNDI PRESIDENT DRAWS CRITICISM FROM MEMBERS OF OPPOSITION AND CIVIL SOCIETY.

Burundi – The President of Burundi Pierre NKURUNZIZA made a deposit of 5 million Burundi Francs, the equivalent of 2,881 US$, in cash, in the bank account opened at the Bank of the Republic of Burundi (BRB) to finance the elections scheduled in 2020. This happened on the afternoon of Monday 7 August 2017 in the prince of Ngozi at one of the Bank of the Republic of Burundi agencies. On July 1st, 2017 during the celebration of the 55th anniversary of the independence of Burundi, HE. Pierre Nkurunziza called on the population to self-finance the 2020 elections. During...

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THE RULING PARTY CNDD-FDD WARNS AND THREATENS THE FORMER PRESIDENT DOMITIEN NDAYIZEYE

Burundi – The commissioner of the leagues affiliated to the ruling party CNDD-FDD, Sylvestre NDAYIZEYE, warned and threatened the former president of Burundi Domitien NDAYIZEYE to not provide advice to the youth affiliated to CNDD-FDD and accused him of supporting putschists, a word used to qualify those who wanted to overthrow the actual government of Burundi on May 13, 2015. During the strength demonstration march of the ruling party CNDD-FDD youth members in Bujumbura town last July 22, 2017, Sylvestre NDAYIZEYE, the national commissioner for the coordination of the leagues affiliated to the ruling party CNDD-FDD, indicated that the...

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