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Buja Express

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Buja Express
Buja Express Logo.png
Type of site
News, entertainment and political website
Available inEnglish
Founded2019; 2 years ago (2019)
Headquarters
Bujumbura
,
Burundi
IndustryOnline newspaper
Employees20+
RegistrationNone
Current statusActive

Buja Express is a Burundian digital media and news platform that features politics, exclusive and users’ generated news content. It is published at bujaexpress.com.. It's legally registered with the Burundi Investment Promotion Agency.[1]

History and Character[edit]

Founded in 2019, Buja Express has its headquarters in Bujumbura. The site features a selection of "trending local news, viral content and entertainment and some international news with which it attracts a number of readers across the country who don't have the patience for local and traditional news outlets."[2]

In October 2020, Buja Express partnered with browser software makers Opera Ltd. and telecoms giant Econet Wireless to bring "one million days of free Internet to Burundi".[3][4]

In December 2020, Buja Express started a local journalism project to connect the reporters representing all the 18 provinces and the FCT.[5]. In January 2021, Buja Express launched its first mobile application accessible via android mobiles devices.[6][7]

Meaning of Name[edit]

Buja Express's Headquarters in Bujumbura, Burundi"

The name "Buja" is a common name usually used to refer Burundi's city Bujumbura. The 'Express' expression has been added to mean that the website delivers its news to its readers in a short time.

Technology[edit]

Buja Express is technology-driven media.

Buja Express’s staff use an analytical tool by .IO Technologies[8] to explore real-time reports on articles’ performance and place the most relevant pieces of information first on the website’s title page.[9]

References[edit]

  1. "Buja Express Business Registration". Alicheckout.com. Retrieved 2021-01-10.
  2. "Now Buja Express". rondera.com. Retrieved 2021-01-10.
  3. "Econet, Buja Express and Opera offer Subscribers Free Internet Access". Ikirezi.net. 2020-10-10. Retrieved 2021-01-10.
  4. "Econet Wireless, Opera Software Partner to Improve Internet Access". Alicheckout. 2020-10-09. Retrieved 2021-01-10.
  5. Ommy, Classic (2020-12-13). "Buja Express is looking for local reporters to take part in brand new Local Journalism project". Ikirere News. Retrieved 2021-01-10.
  6. Derek, Mike (2021-01-22). "Buja Express launches news app for android devices". Alicheckout. Retrieved 2021-01-22.
  7. "Buja Express on Google Play Store". Retrieved 2021-01-22.
  8. "Data-driven platform for business teams | IO technologies". IO technologies. Retrieved 2021-01-10.
  9. Davtyan, Sam (2018-01-01). "Data Utilization is Changing Everything, Don't Get Left Behind". Huffington Post. Retrieved 2021-01-10.

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