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Nile Basin Initiative commemorates 20 years of River Nile cooperation

He added that the Nile Council of Ministers (Nile-COM), in its 26th annual meeting held in August 2018 in Bujumbura, Burundi agreed to declare 2019 as ‘The Year of the Nile Basin’.

The Independent , Uganda Feb 21, 2019

iTax is a big step forward but has long way to go

The report shows that Kenyan businesses are now spending less time in filing taxes than their counterparts in Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan and Burundi.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

AMISOM troops to handover military academy to Somali National

According to a statement issued by the African Union on Wednesday, the base was a key Forward Operating Base for the Burundians during 2011 battle to push Al-Shabaab out of Mogagishu.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 20, 2019

LIVE: Uganda Today - Wednesday February 20

#UgandaToday ____________________________________ 8:34am AROUND THE CONTINENT: Burundi urges summit over troops By AFP: The presidents of Burundi and Somalia on Tuesday called for an urgent summit to discuss the contested withdrawal of 1,000 Burundian troops from Somalia before the end of the month.

New Vision , Uganda Feb 20, 2019

Dedicate Luwum Day as national reconciliation day

The Kakwa, the Acholi and Langi communities and by extension the rest of Ugandans, last Saturday patched up formerly deep-seated fear, mistrust, bitterness, and even hatred created by the gruesome killing of Luwum, the late archbishop of the Church of the Province of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and Boga-Zaire.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 20, 2019

AfCFTA awaits four more ratifications to become effective | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

Since the Kigali Summit last year, eight countries have signed the AfCFTA Agreement – South Africa, Sierra Leone, Lesotho, Burundi, Namibia, Guinea Bissau, Botswana, and Zambia – bringing the total number of signatories to 52.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 19, 2019

Tanzania woos Dangote to refinery investment | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

Also, we are member to East Africa Community, which include Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 19, 2019

Burundi urges summit over troop drawdown plan in Somalia

By AFP The presidents of Burundi and Somalia on Tuesday called for an urgent summit to discuss the contested withdrawal of 1,000 Burundian troops from Somalia before the end of the month.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 19, 2019

France camp vital for AFCON preps-Migne

Stars began preparations for the final qualification match against Ghana scheduled for next month with the tactician also having an eye on preparations for the African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifier against Burundi at a later date.

Capital News , Kenya Feb 19, 2019

Mainstays bound to get She Cranes nod for INF World Cup

She Cranes experienced back to back victories in the African Netball Championships, emerged sixth in Commonwealth Games last year in Australia, won the Barbados friendlies, and also emerged champions in the inaugural East African Community games in Burundi.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 19, 2019