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Back from Burundi

We are back from our time in Burundi – 11 days on the ground, with much done…   we’ll be posting more pictures, video and comment in the coming days. 33 mots de plus

Family

East African Community Summit: New found unity and the long journey to the political federation.

The East African Community held its 16th Ordinary Summit of East African Community Heads of State in Nairobi on 20th February 2015. The theme for this year’s summit was… 1 498 mots de plus

A lesson about my ancestors, Kirundi, leadership, and a shining cross

Today I learnt that my great-grandfather (the father of my mother’s mother), Umuganwa (Prince) Ndamama – Mwene (Son of) Umuganwa Ntarugera, Mwene Umwami (King) Mwezi Gisabo – was the first Umurundi to ever learn how to read and write, under the German rule. 598 mots de plus

Life & People

The race for Regional Hub status in Eastern Africa

This article first appeared in my weekly column with the Business Daily on March 1, 2015

Kenyans take the country’s regional hub status for granted. 634 mots de plus

Africa

The Right to Energy

I hold onto the over-head handles as the driver accelerates the white pick-up truck, which starts to climb the steep hill. It is the start of the wet season and I can sense the car sliding sideways a few feet in the red mud before finding traction on the rocks that separate us and the green valley below. 950 mots de plus

Burundi

FDFA State Secretary Yves Rossier has visited South Africa and Burundi


 

FDFA State Secretary Yves Rossier has visited South Africa and Burundi

 

BERN, Switzerland, February 27, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — As part of a four-day visit ending today, the State Secretary of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA), Yves Rossier, has held political consultations in South Africa and Burundi. 389 mots de plus

FOR Foreign Policy

European Parliament / Elena Valenciano welcomes the release of journalist Bob Rugurika from Burundi


 

European Parliament / Elena Valenciano welcomes the release of journalist Bob Rugurika from Burundi

 

STASBOURG, Belgium, February 26, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Elena Valenciano, Chair of the Subcommittee on Human Rights in the European Parliament, welcomed the release of Bob Rugurica from Brurundi following Parliament’s resolution in February calling for his immediate release. 91 mots de plus

EUROPE