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News Burundi » Finance: Uganda to defend CECAFA U-17 title in Bujumbura

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Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Musonye also confirmed that the world football governing body, FIFA will boost the event with financial assistance ... expected to have teams for the competition include Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan ...

News Burundi » Finance: Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Burundi (S/2018/89)

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Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

Lauded as symbolic of the financial autonomy of Burundi vis-à-vis donor nations, the fund has been described by President Nkurunziza as the recovery of national political independence in unity. Several ministers, high-profile government officials and ...

News Burundi » Finance: Major refugee aid fraud under investigation in Uganda, U.N. reveals

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Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

According to the U.N.’s Financial Tracking Service (FTS), the world organization spent some $333 million on humanitarian aid in Uganda last year, largely for the torrent of refugees from South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Somalia, Burundi and ...

News Burundi » Finance: Stepping up a gear: Ecobank fintech boosts financial inclusion in Africa

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Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Fintech is boosting financial inclusion across Africa ... It currently has a presence in 36 African countries, namely: Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (Democratic ...

News Burundi » Finance: Burundi govt starts taxing public workers to fund 2020 elections

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Publication date: Sunday 04 February 2018

It’s not one, two or three [unions] that will stop life in this country.” The country’s partners halted financial support as far back as 2015 following disputed election in which incumbent President Pierre Nkurunziza contested and won a third term ...

News Burundi » Finance: Burundi: Government to Finance Itself From 2018

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Publication date: onday 25 September 2017

Finance Minister, Domitien Ndihokubwayo recently announced that the government is to be self-financing from 2018. He said that during the meeting that the staff of the ministry and the heads of departments in charge of collecting the financial revenues of ...

News Burundi » Finance: Malawi signs USD 160 million financing agreements with Word Bank

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Publication date: Saturday 03 February 2018

Speaking during the signing ceremony on Friday at the Ministry of Finance offices, Capital Hill in Lilongwe, World Bank country director for Tanzania, Malawi, Burundi and Somalia, Miss Bella Bird said their […]" /> img.wp-smiley, img.emoji { display ...

News Burundi » Finance: Belgium suspends financial aid for Burundi elections

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Publication date: Sunday 10 May 2015

At least 19 people have died in Burundi since President Nkurunziza announced his intention to run for a third term [AP] Belgium said it has suspended aid for elections in Burundi following violent clashes between security forces and protesters against ...

News Burundi » Finance: Burundi opposition calls on EU to suspend €8m of financial assistance to contested elections

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Publication date: Sunday 10 May 2015

A man holds a placard during a protest against the decision to allow Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza to run for a third five-year term in office, in Bujumbura (Jean Pierre Aime Harerimana/Reuters) Burundi opposition leaders say the European Union ...

News Burundi » Finance: Burundi to slash 2016 spending, braces for aid cuts after unrest

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Publication date: Friday 11 December 2015

Western powers fear aid-dependent Burundi could slide back into civil war and some donors like Belgium have already suspended their financial support in protest at crimes and human rights violations committed by state security forces. The draft budget ...