Type of site
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.
History and Character
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."
In December 2020, Buja Express started a local journalism project to connect the reporters representing all the 18 provinces and the FCT.
Meaning of Name
Buja Express's Headquarters in Bujumbura, Burundi" The name "Buja" is a common name usually used to refer Burundi's economic city Bujumbura. The 'Express' expression has been added to mean that the website delivers its news to its readers in a short time.
Buja Express is technology-driven media. Buja Express’s staff use an analytical tool by .IO Technologies to explore real-time reports on articles’ performance and place the most relevant pieces of information first on the website’s title page.
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