Cela fera bientôt cinq ans que le tambour burundais a été inscrit au patrimoine culturel immatériel de l’UNESCO. Petit aperçu historique autour de ce monument de la culture burundaise. Continue la lecture
La structure du discours du kirundi en Danger
« La domination sociopolitique, le phénomène de la mondialisation tout comme les contextes politiques ont vraiment mis à mal les règles du parlé du kirundi.» Déplore Dr Pierre claver Mukarabe spécialiste en linguistique sémantique. Continue la lecture
This week, we see how the public-private partnership has succeeded in reviving the coffee sector in Burundi and in setting up many cooperatives.
The French embassy in Zambia has asked the local authorities to arrest Congolese rhumba star Koffi Olomide for various allegations. Continue la lecture
Burundi’s president, Pierre Nkurunziza, has introduced strict controls over the country’s renowned drumming rituals, banning female drummers and limiting the sacred tradition to official events.
A church in Ghana’s capital, Accra, has held a thanksgiving service for Chelsea following its recent success in the Premier League. Continue la lecture
The benefits of light alcohol consumption, as well as the risks associated with not drinking at all, might not be as great as previously thought, according to Penn State researchers who examined the drinking habits of middle-aged adults. Continue la lecture
Geoffrey Njenga Kariuki is an award-winning wine connoisseur. The wine and spirits consultant won the preliminary round in Kenya and qualified for the final leg of the Wines of South Africa Sommelier Cup competition in September 2016. He has worked at the Artcaffe, Sankara Hotel, Capital Club East Africa, where he helped set up the bars and wine cellars. He also worked at The Wine Shop as a head sommelier. In 2014, he opened up a consulting and training company called Sommelier’s Palate. He shares his expertise on all things wine. Continue la lecture