Burundi news

Burundi news, newspapers, radio stations

Agence Burundaise de Presse,  ABP-Infos
News from the government press agency. An older site is at http://abpinfos.com/    https://abpinfo.bi/

AllAfrica.com - Burundi
Current news sources, from PANA the Dakar based news agency created to provide an African perspective on news events, and other sources. Formed from a merger with the former Africa News of Durham, NC. http://allafrica.com/burundi/

Burundi Eco
In French. Web site for the print newspaper. Economy, entrepreneurs, transport, society, health, environment. https://burundi-eco.com/

The East African (Nairobi)
A selection of articles from the latest issue of the print Kenya newspaper. Also covers Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda news. https://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/

Global NewsBank
Subscription only. Some universities subscribe. Does not have the latest news but good for researching news from a week ago back to 1985.  Has selected reports from the BBC Monitoring Service (English translations of news), Agence France Presse, IPS, PANA, radio and/or TV stations. [KF] http://infoweb.newsbank.com/

IWACU ( Bujumbura)
In French, English. Politics, economy, press freedom, human rights, TV reports in English. Maintained by Groupe de presse Iwacu. Has a partnership with The Guardian, Deutsche Welle, Le Monde Afrique.  [KF] https://www.iwacu-burundi.org/englishnews/

Le Monde Diplomatique
Small selection of older articles on Burundi from this major French newspaper. http://www.monde-diplomatique.fr/md/index/pays/burundi.html

Net Press
In French. Independent news agency. News, statements from opposition organizations, from the US Embassy, from the Burundi Government. Formerly called Rugamba. http://www.netpress.bi/

Access to news requires a subscription. Many universities subscribe. World news. https://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/12328632

Radio Culture
Independent Burundi radio station, established 1997. http://www.radioculture.org/

Radio Igicaniro
In Kirundi. Burundi radio station freatures "critical commentary and debates on Burundian politics and culture."  January 2023 its journalist Floriane Irangabiye was sentenced to 10 years in prison for interviewing a human rights defender, Bob Rugurika, director of Radio publique africaine.  https://www.youtube.com/@radioigicaniro6915/featured

Radio Isanganiro
Private Burundi radio station, established 2002. https://isanganiro.org/

Radio Publique Africaine, RPA
In French, Kirundi, Swahili. Burundi community radio station. Promotes social justice, accountability, the peace process. Covers the country except for Bururi and Makamba Provinces. News also of Rwanda, eastern Dem. Rep. of the Congo and western Tanzania. Panos Paris Institute says it is the most popular station in Burundi. [KF] https://www.rpa.bi/

Radio Television Nationale du Burundi
In French. News on politics, culture, economy, education, environment, sports, health, technology, diplomacy, security, etc. [KF] https://rtnb.bi/

ReliefWeb - Burundi
Current news. Maintained by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs  http://www.reliefweb.int

Renouveau du Burundi (Bujumbura)
In French. Web site of the Government print newspaper. Politics, economy, environment, education, media, health, international relations, society, sports, etc. [KF] https://lerenouveau.digital/

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs - Burundi
Current news. https://www.unhcr.org/en-us/burundi.html

Yaga Burundi
In French. A collective of young Burundi bloggers. Commentary on politics, society. [KF] https://www.yaga-burundi.com/