October 17, 2006

NEWS: Youth journalists interview Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza on key issues

Youth journalists interview Burundi?s President Pierre Nkurunziza on key issues

By Olalekan Ajia

BUJUMBURA, Burundi, 17 October 2006 ? Despite his government?s cautious relations with private radio stations and journalists, President Pierre Nkurunziza last week granted a one-hour candid interview to 14 child journalists and warmly praised UNICEF for training the youths.

UNICEF Burundi initiated the training of child journalists in December 2005 for the International Children?s Day of Broadcasting, a joint project of UNICEF and the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

FULL ARTICLE AT http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/burundi_36179.html

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Young People's Media Network - Coordinator
Youth Media Consulting GbR
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