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

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/burundi/report-secretary-general-situation-burundi-s201889
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

Developments within Burundi The Government of Burundi has continued on its ... civil society organizations and religious representatives to request their participation in the provincial and communal electoral commissions. Meanwhile, on 11 December, the ...

News Burundi » Religion: World’s Young People Can Participate in Pre-Synodal Meeting in Rome Next Month

News channel or source: https://zenit.org/articles/worlds-young-people-can-participate-in-pre-synodal-meeting-in-rome-next-month/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Fabio Fabene, under-secretary of the Synod of Bishops; Stella Marilene Nishimwe, a young woman from Burundi; Filippo Passantino ... Bishops’ conferences, religious congregations, and other Vatican dicasteries were involved in selecting the young people ...

News Burundi » Religion: Burundi: Religious Leaders Call For Peaceful Transition

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/200103150445.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 March 2001

Bujumbura, Burundi — At least twenty representatives of religious organisations in Burundi on Wednesday called for the cessation of hostilities before the formation of a transition government in the country. Politicians in Burundi are deeply divided over ...

News Burundi » Religion: Kenyan court suspends government shutdown of radio and TV stations, as journalists complain of harassment

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/world/africa/la-fg-kenya-media-harassment-20180201-story.html
Publication date: hursday 01 February 2018

Presidents in countries such as Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, South Sudan ... Amnesty International, the Inter-Religious Council of Kenya, Article 19 and others have condemned the government's move to block the broadcasts.

News Burundi » Religion: Government to consider abolishing Saturday exams

News channel or source: http://observer.ug/news/headlines/56948-government-to-consider-abolishing-saturday-exams.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

The SDA are a conservative religious denomination in the country that observe ... and other leaders from Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania and South Sudan. “I thank Pastor Wilson for visiting Uganda. I commend members of the SDA community in Uganda ...

News Burundi » Religion: Youth look forward to sharing hopes, concerns in pre-synod meeting

News channel or source: https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/youth-look-forward-to-sharing-hopes-concerns-in-pre-synod-meeting-47769
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

A young Burundi woman living in Italy ... An exchange of cultural experiences and different religious backgrounds will also be encouraged. In order to help young people unable to participate in the Rome gathering to have a voice in the discussion, special ...

News Burundi » Religion: Burundi refugees refuse ‘biometric’ registration in DR Congo

News channel or source: https://citizen.co.za/news/news-africa/1752748/burundi-drcongo-biometrics-religion-refugee/
Publication date: Wednesday 06 December 2017

They fled there with the prophetess in 2015, accusing the Burundian police of religious persecution ... In 2013, nearly 200 Zebiya were jailed for five years in Burundi for “civil disobedience” but they claim to have targeted due to their beliefs.

News Burundi » Religion: Religious leaders' resistance to condoms hurts HIV fight

News channel or source: http://www.irinnews.org/report/92817/burundi-religious-leaders-resistance-condoms-hurts-hiv-fight
Publication date: Wednesday 25 May 2011

"How do you [protect yourself from HIV] when... subjected to the constraints of religion?" Muslims make up about 10 percent of Burundi's population; research is divided on the HIV risk posed by polygamy - some regional studies indicate that women in ...

News Burundi » Religion: Burundi mediation talks: Is Uganda's Yoweri Museveni the right man to broker peace?

News channel or source: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/burundi-mediation-talks-ugandas-yoweri-museveni-right-man-broker-peace-1533457
Publication date: onday 14 December 2015

In the leader's view, the dialogue should include civil society members and observers, including religious leaders and diplomats of international organisations. The leader believes that civil society leaders in exile are Burundi's strongest bet because ...

News Burundi » Religion: A vision of peace: Stories from the Democratic Republic of the Congo

News channel or source: http://news.bahai.org/story/1233/
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

bordering Rwanda and Burundi. In recent years, a spirit of unity and collaboration has become widespread among the people of Walungu. They pray together in different settings, bringing neighbor together with neighbor, irrespective of religious affiliation.