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Eritrea Beats Burundi 1-0 in CECAFA Tournament

First victory for team Eritrea at the ongoing CECAFA Senior Challenge cup in Uganda over Burundi
Eritrea bagged all three points condemning Burundi to their second loss of the tournament leaving their hopes of progressing to the semi-finals hanging by a thread.

BY FOOTBALL 265

Eritrea got their CECAFA Senior Challenge cup campaign onto a flyer, after picking up a 1-0 victory over Burundi in their group A encounter.

What was on paper a fixture tilted in Burundi’s favor, turned out to be by far the most one sided game of the tournament, as Eritrea were dominant and relentless over their opponents. Continue reading Eritrea Beats Burundi 1-0 in CECAFA Tournament

CECAFA U15: Match Day 9 Recap

After beating Sudan 4-0, Burundi advances to the semi-final as runner’s up from group A, while Kenya secure top spot. (Photo credit: Natnael Yebio)

BY NATNAEL YEBIO

Matchday 9 began with the final group matches in group A, Burundi played against Sudan in the early 2 o’clock kickoff. This match had little significance for Sudan who was already knocked out after their latest defeat in the hands of Somalia. Continue reading CECAFA U15: Match Day 9 Recap

South Africa and Burundi to Withdraw from ICC

Who will be next to withdraw from the ICC? Other nations are stepping up the rhetoric against the court which they say is biased against African states.

By TesfaNews,

Just over two weeks after Burundi confirmed its intentions to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC), South Africa has formally notified the United Nations (UN) secretary general, Ban Ki-moon about its desire to quit the world body. Continue reading South Africa and Burundi to Withdraw from ICC

Nothing to be Excited About the 53rd IGAD Meeting in Somalia

“While we have had both the African Union Peace and Security Council and the United Nations Security Council as well as the leadership of both the Commission of the African Union and the Secretariat of the United Nations visit Somalia in recent times, surely the convening of this meeting of the IGAD Council of Ministers here in Mogadishu is the icing on the cake.” – The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Maman S. Sidikou (photo)

By Mohamud Uluso,

NO ONE should be fooled by the holding of the 53rd Extraordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Council of Ministries in Mogadishu, Somalia, on January 10, 2015 under the chairmanship of Dr. Tedros Adhanom, Foreign Minister of Ethiopia as historical event. Continue reading Nothing to be Excited About the 53rd IGAD Meeting in Somalia

Donor’s Darling Ethiopia Sends Aid to Burundi Flood Victims

What prompts Ethiopia to come to the rescue of Burundians while millions of its people are in dire need of assistance?

By TesfaNews,

ETHIOPIA said it has sent humanitarian aid to flood victims in Burundi. The announcement came following a recent promise made by its Foreign Minister during a visit to Bujumbura.

The material aid amounting to a value of half a million dollar includes 50,000 corrugated iron sheets, 5,000 blankets and other household utensils to help victims in the rehabilitation process.

Recent flood disaster in and around Burundi’s capital, Bujumbura, claims the life of 70 and displaced over 20,000 people. Continue reading Donor’s Darling Ethiopia Sends Aid to Burundi Flood Victims