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Burundi enacts new air services agreement with Qatar

(eTN) - The Burundi government has formally signed a new air service agreement with Qatar Airways, allowing the two national airlines (Qatar Airways and Air Burundi) to fly up to seven times a week be

Ferry accident on Lake Tanganyika the latest in long list of...

(eTN) - A ferry operating on Lake Tanganyika between Tanzania and Burundi has sunk with 9 passengers dead.

Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal visits Burundi on possible investment mission

(eTN) - Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, who rose to some notoriety in Uganda over his failed investment for a 5-star hotel ahead of the CHOGM Summit in 2007 – in spite of having been given a prime

Novotel Bujumbura to become a Doubletree by Hilton

(eTN) - News has been confirmed over the weekend that Burundi is finally set to get its very first international branded hotel group enter the hospitality market.

Serena to invest in Bujumbura

(eTN) - Information was received last week that Serena Hotels, headquartered in Nairobi but active all over the Eastern African region, including in Mozambique’s capital Maputo, has entered into a m

Aviation meeting in Kigali discusses future regional integration

(eTN) - Civil Aviation Authorities from across the East African Community met in Kigali last week to discuss further cooperation and integration of air space management in the region, with particular

Visa now required before entry to Burundi

It was learned earlier in the week that Burundi has apparently changed their entry policy to the country for foreign visitors, now demanding that every visitor obtains a visa through a Burundi diploma

Fly540 opens offices in Bujumbura

Ahead of commencing flights between Nairobi and Bujumbura in early January, Fly540 opened their country offices in Burundi last week.

Rwanda, Burundi, and Tanzania railway link study set for approval

The tripartite meeting between Rwanda, Burundi, and Tanzania on the review and approval of the railway study is now scheduled for this month in Kigali, where experts are expected to broadly sanction.

Burundi: Country of vibrant tourism potential

Burundi is set to become the tourism gift of East Africa.

Burundi government upsets conservation fraternity

News has emerged from Burundi that the government, seeking to create much-needed jobs, is considering offering mining concessions for precious/semi precious stones and nickel in an area earmarked prev

Wolfgang’s East Africa Tourism


Wolfgang’s East Africa report