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  Burundi's fraught elections are over, but
The Conversation UKBurundi's fraught elections are over, but the violence is notThe Conversation UKPierre Nkurunziza has been inaugurated as the president of Burundi for a much-contested third term. His re-election campaign was dogged by controversy from the start, and precipitated a political crisis that the African Union warned could have ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:38 pm
  Burundi's Balancing Act Alan J. Kuperman -
Foreign AffairsBurundi's Balancing Act Alan J. KupermanForeign AffairsThroughout Burundi's history since independence, intermittent bouts of political turmoil have escalated tragically into genocide between the country's Hutu and Tutsi ethnic groups. Many international observers warned that this year would be no different.and more »
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:14 pm
  Burundi: Hundreds join #10MillionPresidents
Yahoo News UKBurundi: Hundreds join #10MillionPresidents campaignYahoo News UKThe campaign is supported by opposition leaders, such as Burundian human rights activist and one of the leading opponents of Nkurunziza's third term, Pacifique Nininahazwe, who said: "I support the #10MillionPresidents campaign. I will take my oath at ...Analysts: Burundi Crisis Not OverVoice of AmericaBurundi swears in new cabinet that some opponents condemnReutersBurundi's president wants enemies 'destroyed'Press TVYahoo News -FRANCE 24all 103 news articles »
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:07 am
  Silence in Burundi as violence forces
CPJ Press Freedom Online (blog)Silence in Burundi as violence forces independent press into exileCPJ Press Freedom Online (blog)On June 24, a grenade was thrown through the window of Voice of America correspondent Diane Nininahazwe's home. It was one of three cases CPJ has documented in recent months where grenades were thrown into the homes of journalists in Burundi's ...and more »
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 3:12 pm
  Burundi: “We treat anyone who is injured,
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) InternationalBurundi: “We treat anyone who is injured, whatever their politics.”Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) InternationalViolent clashes between police and protesters in the Burundian capital, Bujumbura, over the past four months have seen hundreds injured and some 185,000 people seeking refuge in neighbouring countries. While mass protests against President ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 7:09 am
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  Burundi Q1 tea revenues up 52 pct on lower
Burundi's tea export revenues rose 52 percent in the first quarter of 2015 from a year before, after a fall in Kenyan tea production helped boost prices of the commodity in the regional market, the country's tea board said on Tuesday. Kenya is the biggest east Africa producer and world's top exporter of black tea, and its production, whether higher or lower, influences prices in the region ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 7:27 am
  Burundi: Kagame Meets Nkurunziza As Violence
[News of Rwanda] President Paul Kagame received his Burundian counterpart, Pierre Nkurunziza early this morning in Huye district, a border town to Burundi in Southern Rwanda.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 1:41 am
  Burundi government supporters show unity in
Burundi is deeply polarised and tensions are rising, even within the ruling party, because President Pierre Nkurunziza wants to stay in power despite a two-term constitutional limit. "Recently, some activists took... a party debate that should have remained internal into the public realm," Cndd-FDD President Pascal Nyabenda said, referring to scores of top party members who have publicly opposed ...
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 2:52 pm
  Burundi drums beat the ancient memories of
Here on a hilltop in Gishora, some 100 kilometres (60 miles) east of the capital Bujumbura, the drummers perform. Today, the drums are played for entertainment: but for centuries they were a sacred rite, symbolic of a united kingdom - a powerful memory for a country whose recent history has been scarred by decades of civil war and bloodshed. "The drum was the symbol of royal power," said Father ...
Posted on 2 April 2015 | 11:47 pm
  At least 10 killed in Burundi landslides
Landslides in Burundi have killed at least 10 people after torrential rains, a local governor said Monday, revising downwards an earlier toll after eight were found alive. "It is a disaster... dozens of houses were destroyed, crops have been washed away," said Jacques Minani, governor of the Bujumbura district, some 35 kilometres (20 miles) south of the capital.
Posted on 30 March 2015 | 11:50 am
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  Saido Berahino: Tottenham manager likens
Peace said: "I have informed Saido that he will not be transferred during this summer window and that he is staying." The Burundi-born forward, who progressed through the youth ranks at West Brom, scored 20 goals last term. In a statement on the Premier ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:11 pm
  Burundi’s fraught elections are over, but
Rowan Popplewell receives funding from the Economic and Social Research Council's Doctoral Training Centre at the University of Oxford. She also works for INTRAC, a non-profit civil society support organisation based in Oxford. Pierre Nkurunziza has been ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:02 pm
  Burundi pres. wants enemies ‘destroyed’
Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza has called for groups that he said threaten national security to be “destroyed.” In a speech broadcast by state media on Wednesday, Nkurunziza said that young people would be given “patriotic, theoretical and ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:39 am
  Burundi: Hundreds join #10MillionPresidents
Burundians have taken to social media to launch a campaign in which they declare themselves presidents of Burundi(Alexandre Capron / Twitter) Hundreds of Burundians have chosen to ignore the legitimacy of President Pierre Nkurunziza's third term by joining ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:37 am
  Burundi: Opposition move to overturn
The National Council for the Respect of the Arusha Agreement, for Peace and Reconciliation and for the rule of law in Burundi (CNARED), a coalition of political parties and civil society organizations opposed to President Pierre Nkurunziza’s third term ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:46 am
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  Journalists in Burundi protest jailing of
A Burundian journalist said Friday that a group of independent reporters would consider staging street protests over the conviction this week of a radio reporter on terrorism charges stemming from a deadly attack on a bar last year.
Posted on 22 June 2012 | 6:19 am
  Burundi anxious over 51 dead soldiers in
Egide Hatungimana was one of 51 Burundian soldiers killed in a firefight with al-Qaida-linked militants in Somalia last week, his brother says. But the body has not been delivered to his family, which only found out about the death in a call from a fellow
Posted on 28 October 2011 | 8:40 am
  Gunmen from Congo kill 36 at pub in Burundi
Armed men from Congo burst into a pub in the central African nation of Burundi and killed 36 people, an official said Monday. One wounded man said an attacker yelled: "Make sure there's no survivors."
Posted on 18 September 2011 | 5:00 pm
  Blasts of $3 grenades rock Burundi's fragile
Grenades cost as little as $3 each in this tiny East African country, and they have become the preferred method of settling political scores.
Posted on 1 July 2010 | 9:53 am
  Burundi president wins re-election in 1-man
Burundi's electoral commission says the lone candidate in the country's presidential election has won by a landslide.
Posted on 27 June 2010 | 8:46 am
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  freyntje: On #Burundi, and comparison with
freyntje: *^ #Burundi, and comparis*^ with #Rwanda https://t.co/5cXUazFb9X
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:40 am
  Rugori_S: @kabelyse @mr_burundi @natunde
Rugori_S: @kabelyse @mr_burundi @natunde Yes, even a Stadium with plenty of seats, ntahav yidoga ng yabuze intebe
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:40 am
  SM3121974: massive abusive arrestations in
SM3121974: m@!ive abusive arrestati@@s in nyabiraba (burundi). many lives in danger. please *^#* the w&@sle!!!
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:40 am
  ProudK_K_R_N_A: Someone should do an
ProudK_K_R_N_A: Some%^@e should do an %^!ysis %^@ reporting of #Burundi (refugees) and #Maced%^@ia (refug.. migrants)...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:40 am
  NoelDukuzumurem: #Burundi: Hundreds join
NoelDukuzumurem: #Burundi: Hundreds join #10Milli%^Presidents campaign - Yahoo News UK https://t.co/l3FU6Gq2am via @Yaho%^ewsUK
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:40 am
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  Resolved Question: What type of government
Would you consider Burundi a... Monarchy Autocracy Oligarchy Aristocracy Democracy Polyarchy?
Posted on 1 March 2014 | 12:08 pm
  Resolved Question: How Burundi operates?
Posted on 23 October 2011 | 9:23 am
  Resolved Question: What is the culture of
Posted on 15 September 2011 | 7:49 am
  Resolved Question: Visiting
Hello, My husband and I are from the U.S. and plan on spending quite some time in Burundi. I was wondering how visiting women generally dress? I don't want to stand out in a bad way but look respectable. And any tips what so ever anyone can give me on anything is welcome. Also, should I know some french or the local language? Thank you. Actually if I could get some Do s and Don't s, that would be good, if no one knows anything about Burundi in particular, maybe just some advice in general about Africa.
Posted on 16 May 2011 | 8:55 pm
  Resolved Question: Visiting Burundi
Hello, My husband and I are from the U.S. and plan on spending quite some time in Burundi. I was wondering how visiting women generally dress? I don't want to stand out in a bad way but look respectable. And any tips what so ever anyone can give me on anything is welcome. Also, should I know some french or the local language? Thank you.
Posted on 16 May 2011 | 8:37 pm
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