Governance

Governance

Rutana: Butezi village chief arrested a month after his dismissal

Vincent Butoyi was arrested by police last Thursday at his home in Butezi village in Giharo district. It is in the province of Rutana (Southeast of the country). According to

Economy

Rumonge: economic activities paralyzed, the population forced to welcome the torch of peace

This Thursday morning, no economic activity was undertaken in the town center of the province of Rumonge (southwest Burundi). The central market of Rumonge was closed by administration authorities as

Governance

Kayogoro: the district administrator sacked

Antoine Ndayiragije, administrator of the district of Kayogoro in the province of Makamba (Southern Burundi) was dismissedby the district council. He is accused in particular of not investing himself in

Governance

Bujumbura: the district of Jabe I has had no leader for two months

It has been two months since Aline Niyonzima was suspended from her post as Jabe I nighborhood chief which plunged residents of the neighborhood in difficulties of obtaining administrative services.

Governance

Karusi-Rumonge: mikoa hiyo imewapata magavana wapya

Léonard Niyonsaba na Dévote Nizigiyimana, wa kwanza ni gavana mpya wa mkoa wa Rumonge (Kusini-magharibi mwa Burundi) na mwingine ni gavana wa mkoa wa Karusi (Mashariki ya kati mwa Burundi).

Governance

Karusi-Rumonge: the two provinces have new governors

Léonard Niyonsaba and Dévote Nizigiyimana are respectively new governors of the province of Rumonge (South-West of Burundi) and Karusi (Center-East). They were approved by the upper house of the Burundian

Governance

Rwanda-Burundi: Burundi says it has reopened its borders with Rwanda

It is the Burundian foreign affairs minister who announced it on Tuesday. Albert Shingiro, however, reaffirmed the intention of the Burundian government to see Kigali extradite putschists it has hosted