Posts
[The Star]The latest gender gap index report ranked Kenya women poorly compared to their counterparts in East Africa. Kenya ranked 72, behind Tanzania (46), Uganda (28) and Burundi (24) in a study of 135 countries globally. Share With Friends: | '"Burundi"' News, RSS and RSS Feed via Feedzilla.
[New Times]It is one of those rare coincidences that three EAC countries should share a statistic independent of each other. Rwanda and Kenya currently share a similar fertility rate of 4.6 children per woman. Burundi is in the same range of 4.6. Share With Friends: | '"Burundi"' Stories, RSS Feeds and Widgets via Feedzilla.
Posts
Orascom Telecom Holding (OTH) has said it is studying options for its operations in sub-Saharan Africa and may consider selling some or all of its assets there, Dow Jones has reported. The company is currently performing a strategic review and valuation assessment of its operations in Burundi, Zimbabwe and Central African Republic to identify, examine and consider a range of strategic alternatives. The options include, but are not limited to, a sale of all or a part of the operations in one or a series of transactions, OTH said, without providing more details. Share With Friends: | '"Burundi"' News, RSS and RSS Feed via Feedzilla.
GENEVA (Reuters) - Donors have pledged more than $2 billion for Burundi's 2012-2015 development strategy to help the central African nation rebuild after civil war, the United Nations said on Tuesday. "We ended up with more than $2 billio... Share With Friends: | '"Burundi"' News, RSS Feeds and Widgets via Feedzilla.
[UNDP]A high-level conference of Burundi's development partners concluded today at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, where more than 400 public and private representatives from a range of countries from the United States to the United Emirates, UN Agencies, Funds and Programmes, the European Union, World Bank, International Monetary Fund and African Development Bank met for two days to identify ways to support the country's continued progress in reducing poverty and ensuring sustainable livelihoods. Share With Friends: | '"Burundi"' Stories, RSS and RSS Feed via Feedzilla.
[New Times]The national golf team has intensified preparations for the 2012 East African Challenge scheduled for November 5-11 in Bujumbura, Burundi. Share With Friends: | '"Burundi"' News, News Feeds and News via Feedzilla.
[New Times]RWANDAN top tennis players Dieudonne Habiyambere and Jean Claude Gasigwa will play in the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Futures tournament at the Entetive Sportive courts in Bujumbura, Burundi from November 9-19. Share With Friends: | '"Burundi"' Stories, RSS Feeds and Widgets via Feedzilla.
Former South African president, Thabo Mbeki (Right), and former Burundi president Pierre Buyoya. Pierre Buyoya was on Thursday named as the African Union's High Representative for Mali and the ... Share With Friends: | '"Burundi"' Stories, RSS and RSS Feed via Feedzilla.
GENEVA (Reuters) - Donors have pledged more than $2 billion for Burundi's 2012-2015 development strategy to help the central African nation rebuild after civil war, the United Nations said on Tuesday. "We ended up with more than $2 billio... Share With Friends: | '"Burundi"' Stories, News Feeds and News via Feedzilla.
Golf Park's David Opati will captain the national golf team to this year's East Africa Challenge Trophy at the Bujumbura Golf Club between November 7 and 9 in Burundi. Kenya Golf Union ... Share With Friends: | '"Burundi"' Stories, RSS Feeds and Widgets via Feedzilla.
) announced that it is conducting a strategic review and valuation to its business in Burundi, Central African Republic and Zimbabwe in order to set a number of strategic alternatives. The company ... Share With Friends: | '"Burundi"' Stories, RSS Feeds and Widgets via Feedzilla.
Bujumbura/Nairobi/Brussels - Since the 2010 boycotted elections, Burundi is steadily drifting away from what was initially regarded as a peacemaking model, and violence from both the ruling party and ... Share With Friends: | '"Burundi"' Stories, RSS Feeds and Widgets via Feedzilla.
Geneva - Angola is attending since last Monday the Partners' Conference on the Development of Burundi, taking place in the United Nations Palace in Geneva, Switzerland. Angola's delegation ... Share With Friends: | '"Burundi"' Stories, News Feeds and News via Feedzilla.
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - With prospects of South Sudan joining the East African Community later this year, making it the sixth country to join the bloc after Burundi and Rwanda, the EAC member ... Share With Friends: | '"Burundi"' News, RSS Feeds and Widgets via Feedzilla.
[ICG]Bujumbura/Nairobi/Brussels -Since the 2010 boycotted elections, Burundi is steadily drifting away from what was initially regarded as a peacemaking model, and violence from both the ruling party and the opposition is threatening stability. Share With Friends: | '"Burundi"' Stories, News Feeds and News via Feedzilla.
Bujumbura, Burundi has been declared the best reformer in Africa in the World Bank Doing Business Index. This was revealed in the release of this year's Doing Business Index 2013 that was ... Share With Friends: | '"Burundi"' News, News Feeds and News via Feedzilla.
GENEVA -- The Republic of Burundi is seeking support from international donors for a new four-year development plan. The United Nations Development Program is hosting a two-day conference, bringing ... Share With Friends: | '"Burundi"' News, News Feeds and News via Feedzilla.
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - With prospects of South Sudan joining the East African Community later this year, making it the sixth country to join the bloc after Burundi and Rwanda, the EAC member ... Share With Friends: | '"Burundi"' Stories, News Feeds and News via Feedzilla.