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Merck Foundation Chief Executive Officer (CEO) announce Liberian Winners of their Media Awards to Break ...

Capital Ethiopia 20 Jun 2024
Cyriaque NDAYISHIMIYE, Radio TV BUNTU, Burundi (First Position). Edmond Niyonkur, Radio Ubuzima-FM, Burundi (Second Position) ... Honorine NININAHAZWE, Burundi National Radio, Burundi (First Position).
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In Burundi, shortages and power cuts slow a return from international isolation

Newsday 18 Jun 2024
BUJUMBURA, Burundi — Burundi seems to be running short of everything but patience ... It’s never been easy in landlocked Burundi, which at times has been described as the world’s poorest country, according to United Nations figures.
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Merck Foundation Chief Executive Officer (CEO) & Democratic Republic of the Congo First Lady announce ...

Capital Ethiopia 30 May 2024
Cyriaque NDAYISHIMIYE, Radio TV BUNTU, Burundi (First Position). Edmond Niyonkur, Radio Ubuzima-FM, Burundi (Second Position) ... Honorine NININAHAZWE, Burundi National Radio, Burundi (First Position).
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Merck Foundation Chief Executive Officer (CEO) & Cabo Verde First Lady announce Cabo Verdean Winners ...

Capital Ethiopia 28 May 2024
Cyriaque NDAYISHIMIYE, Radio TV BUNTU, Burundi (First Position). Edmond Niyonkur, Radio Ubuzima-FM, Burundi (Second Position) ... Honorine NININAHAZWE, Burundi National Radio, Burundi (First Position).
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Merck Foundation Chief Executive Officer (CEO) meets the 83 Winners of “More Than a Mother” ...

Capital Ethiopia 14 May 2024
Cyriaque NDAYISHIMIYE, Radio TV BUNTU, Burundi (First Position). Edmond Niyonkur, Radio Ubuzima-FM, Burundi (Second Position) ... Honorine NININAHAZWE, Burundi National Radio, Burundi (First Position).
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Female journalists under attack as press freedom falters

The Observer 06 May 2024
One of the incarcerated women is the radio reporter ​​Floriane Irangabiye, who was sentenced to 10 years in prison in Burundi in 2022 for undermining national security through her reporting.
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Burundi's President Says Rwanda Is Backing Rebels Fighting Against His Country

Voa News 30 Dec 2023
NAIROBI, KenyaBurundi's president on Friday accused Rwanda of funding and training rebels behind an attack last week on the village of Gatumba, close to Burundi's border with Congo, that killed at least 20 people.
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Burundi’s president claims Rwanda is backing rebels fighting against his country

Wtop 30 Dec 2023
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Burundi’s president on Friday accused Rwanda of funding and training rebels behind an attack last week on the village of Gatumba, close to Burundi’s border with Congo, that killed at least 20 people.
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Burundi's president claims Rwanda is backing rebels fighting against his country

The Lawton Constitution 29 Dec 2023
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Burundi’s president on Friday accused Rwanda of funding and training rebels behind an attack last week on the village of Gatumba, close to Burundi’s border with Congo, that killed at least 20 people.
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Burundi: Extend the Special Rapporteur’s mandate and ensure adequate funding for his monitoring and documentation work

Human Rights Watch 25 Aug 2023
At the UN Human Rights Council’s 51st session, in October 2022, the Council extended the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Burundi, which it established a year earlier, at its 48th session ... SOS-Torture/Burundi.
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Burundi country profile

Yahoo Daily News 31 Jul 2023
Map of Burundi. Burundi, one of the world's poorest nations, is struggling to emerge from a 12-year, ethnic-based civil war ... Burundi's main independent radio station African Public Radio, damaged during the attempted coup in 2015.
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Burundian journalist Floriane Irangabiye’s health deteriorating in prison

CPJ 25 Jul 2023
Irangabiye is serving a 10-year prison term following her January 2023 conviction of undermining the integrity of Burundi’s national integrity, charges that stem from her work with the online news outlet Radio Igicaniro ....
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Burundian appeals court upholds 10-year prison term for journalist Floriane Irangabiye

CPJ 02 May 2023
Irangabiye’s conviction stemmed from commentary she shared on the diaspora-based online media outlet Radio Igicaniro, in which she was critical of the political elite in Burundi.
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Burundi: Journalist’s Conviction Violates Free Speech Rights

Human Rights Watch 02 Feb 2023
According to the court verdict, her conviction is based on an August 2022 Radio Igicaniro broadcast she hosted during which she interviewed a human rights defender and a journalist in exile, who both criticized Burundi’s human rights record.
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Burundian journalist Floriane Irangabiye sentenced to 10 years in prison

CPJ 20 Jan 2023
During the trial, prosecutors cited an August 2022 Radio Igicaniro program in which Irangabiye and guests criticized Burundi’s government and accused its leaders of being thieves and trampling on ...
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