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Burundi trade minister sacked over plane sale

Joy Online 03 May 2021
... is facing corruption allegations over the sale of an aircraft belonging to the now defunct national carrier Air Burundi.

Burundi president sacks commerce minister amid graft claims

Urdu Point 02 May 2021
But according to corroborating sources within the ruling regime, the minister was dismissed for the illegal sale of the last plane of the now defunct Air Burundi and for allegedly embezzling funds intended to go towards the country's future flagship carrier Burundi Airlines.

Burundi launches 2nd mass screening campaign amid rising COVID-19 cases 12 Jan 2021
12 (Xinhua) -- The government of Burundi on Monday ... Other measures effective from Monday included closing all land and water borders, extending the quarantine period for travelers entering Burundi by air from three days to seven days and conducting two COVID-19 tests for them.

Global Forecast-Celsius

The Argus Press 21 Aug 2020
Global Forecast as of 23.00 GMT Thursday, August 20, 2020. ————— ... (%);Friday's UV Index. Abidjan, Ivory Coast;Clouds and sun;28;23;Clouds and sun;28;23;SW;18;88%;44%;4 ... rain;20;8;SE;14;63%;82%;13 ... Buenos Aires, Argentina;Sunny;14;2;Plenty of sunshine;17;5;N;10;45%;0%;4. Bujumbura, Burundi;Windy this afternoon;33;21;Mostly cloudy;29;21;ENE;11;36%;49%;8 ... .

Burundi arrests local administrators for robbing residents

Yahoo Daily News 19 Jul 2020
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Police in Burundi have arrested 12 people, including local administrators, on charges of robbing residents returning from neighbouring Tanzania, a police spokesman said ... he said in comments aired on state television.

Burundi: Annonce d'un plan de riposte contre le COVID

All Africa 02 Jul 2020
... jusqu'� dire, sans sourciller, que � Dieu avait purifi� l'air du Burundi �.

Burundi despot Nkurunziza may be world's first leader to die of COVID-19, opposition says

Canada Dot Com 10 Jun 2020
Pierre Nkurunziza, Burundi’s strongman president, may have become the world’s first leader to die of Covid-19, according to opposition sources ... She was flown into Nairobi on an air ambulance equipped with a portable isolation chamber ... Bujumbura, Burundi June 10, 2020.

Burundi : la première dame hospitalisée à Nairobi

All Africa 29 May 2020
“C’est la bénédiction de Dieu qui est sur les Burundais () Toutes ces pandémies sont transmises à travers l’air, mais Dieu a purifié l’air du Burundi”, a-t-il déclaré jeudi au lancement de trois jours de prières organisées pour remercier Dieu d’avoir épargné le Burundi.

These 9 countries have managed to stay away from Covid-19— one of them even banned the word ‘coronavirus’

The Times of India 01 Apr 2020
As of March 31, COVID-19 killed 42,344 and infected 860,170 worldwide. The deadly virus has spread to 203 countries and has been declared a pandemic by WHO ... AP ... One of the major reasons that it has no confirmed case yet is the low air traffic and international travel ... Burundi. Burundi is the second African country to have managed to stay Covid-19 free ... .

Ex-air force sergeant who strangled child prostitute, gunned down own children to be released from ...

News24 26 Jan 2020
Former Air Force sergeant Flippie Venter, convicted of strangling a child prostitute in Burundi and later wiping out his children with an R4 rifle will be released on parole after serving only 13 years, Rapport reported on Sunday ... .

Let’s clear the air

Indian Express 03 Nov 2019
As Delhi’s Air Quality Index crosses 500, the national capital has officially entered the public health emergency category ... This forms the basis of the need for amending the 1981 Air Act and making it more compatible with contemporary India ... Air pollution in India is not simply an environmental problem, but a major public health concern.

In Burundi, fears that next year's vote will be bloody again

Deseret News 28 Jul 2019
In this photo of Saturday, July 6, 2019, young boys pose for a picture in a small village on the outskirts of the Burundi capital Bujumbura. Compounding the political unrest in Burundi is the dire economic and humanitarian situation in a country whose GDP per capita slipped 3% in 2018, according to the U.N.

In Burundi, fears that next year’s vote will be bloody again

Wtop 28 Jul 2019
BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — It made history as the first country to quit the International Criminal Court ... “It’s hard to live in Burundi, there’s no freedom ... Burundi’s once dynamic civic space continues to shrink ... The few remaining opposition groups in Burundi say they experience daily harassment.

BBC closes Burundi bureau after dispute with government

Independent online (SA) 17 Jul 2019
Johannesburg – After failing to reach an agreement with the Burundi government on the airing of programmes the BBC has decided to close its Burundi bureau ...The BBC is closing its Bujumbura bureau and ceasing operations in Burundi ... Reporters Without Borders ranks Burundi 159 out of ...

Burundi names head of ruling party militia to lead state broadcaster

Yahoo Daily News 14 Jul 2019
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Burundi has appointed the head of the ruling party youth league to head its state-run broadcaster, a move an opposition party has described as a danger to press freedom ... In March, Burundi's media regulator revoked the BBC's licence and accused it of airing a documentary that it said was false and damaged the country's reputation.