Burundi law to limit church numbers

Burundi law to limit church numbers

Burundi’s lower house of parliament has passed a bill intended to curb the country’s “proliferation of churches”. A government survey last year found there were 557 denominations practising in...

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Burundi: Where jogging is a crime

Burundi: Where jogging is a crime

Burundi’s football-loving president is rumoured to be standing for a controversial third term, despite the two-term limit in the current constitution. It’s one factor contributing to mounting tensions in...

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Burundi gets $100m for power project

Burundi gets $100m for power project

Washington – The World Bank Group has approved a $100m grant to the Republic of Burundi for the Jiji and Mulembwe hydropower project. Sub-Saharan Africa is suffering from a sustained...

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Burundi risks suspension from EAC

Burundi risks suspension from EAC

The East African Law Society (EALS) based in Arusha has put the government of Burundi under the spotlight over the breach of human rights and democracy in the country....

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