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US fly Burundian troops to Central AfricanBujumbura (Burundi) (AFP) - The US military flew Thursday the first batch of troops from Burundi to join an African Union force to restore security in the Central African Republic, the army said. "The first US aircraft to transport the Burundian contingent to Bangui arrived this morning," said Lieutenant-Colonel Potien Hakizimana, commander of the 850-strong Burundi battalion going to CAR ...
Posted on 12 December 2013 | 7:19 am
U.S. military flights to CAR to startThe U.S. military expects on Thursday to begin flying Burundi forces into the Central African Republic to help stop the violence in that war-torn country, according to a U.S. military official.
Posted on 12 December 2013 | 5:26 am
U.S. begins air lifting Burundian troops toThe United States began air lifting Burundian troops to Central African Republic on Thursday, part of efforts to help African and French forces prevent a descent into civil war, Burundi's army said. "Burundi is deploying a battalion of troops to the Central African Republic," Colonel Gaspard Baratuza, Burundi army spokesman, told Reuters. "A U.S. plane today airlifted the first team and the ...
Posted on 12 December 2013 | 2:54 am
U.S. military flights to Central AfricanThe U.S. military expects on Thursday to begin flying Burundi forces into the Central African Republic to help stop the violence in that war-torn country, according to a U.S. military official.
Posted on 11 December 2013 | 2:54 pm
Burundi inflation eases to 8.5 pct in yearBurundi's inflation rate eased to 8.5 percent in the year to October from 12.1 percent in September as the pace of food price rises slowed, official data showed on Tuesday. The pace of food price rises slowed to 10.1 percent in the 12 months to October from 16.3 percent in September, the Institute of Statistics board and Economic Studies said.
Posted on 10 December 2013 | 5:44 am
Women and peacemaking in Burundi:Six months after the end of his presidential term in December 1999, Mandela was appointed as the new mediator in Burundi's faltering peace process. Mandela's predecessor, Julius Nyerere, had succeeded in extending the ...
Posted on 13 December 2013 | 6:00 am
Independences done wrong? | MisterAs I saw #KenyaAt50 tweets fill up my Twitter timeline yesterday, I found myself thinking how interesting it is that people who weren't united before colonisation can celebrate independence together… What I mean is, today's ...
Posted on 13 December 2013 | 1:30 am
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Posted on 11 December 2013 | 7:30 am
Ethiopia bow out of CECAFA Cup, Zambia pipSudan will play Zambia in the last four, after the former African champions overcame Burundi 4-3 in penalties, in a dull game that ended 0-0 after 90 minutes. It is first time for Zambia, the reigning COSAFA holders, who are ...
Posted on 9 December 2013 | 9:36 pm
Global Health Corps | Medicine QualityWhen I started my work at LifeNet International as a pharmaceutical supply chain officer, I was thrilled, primarily because I knew that I was a part of the movement that is bringing health equity to my country of Burundi.
Posted on 9 December 2013 | 7:11 am