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  The WB grants Burundi $100m - East African The WB grants Burundi $100mEast African Business WeekRachidi Radji, Resident Representative of the World Bank in Burundi, said the signing of the grant of $100 million means the beginning of the fulfillment of commitments for the financing a project of approximately $270 million. “This completes the ...
Posted on 27 July 2014 | 4:34 pm
  Burundi: Ruminations At the End of an Burundi: Ruminations At the End of an Assignment - Kieran Holmes Bids ...AllAfrica.comWhile I am not an emigrant, having spent four years in Burundi leading the new revenue authority, I can't help wondering in these last few days of my mandate, whether the sight and sounds of Lake Tanganyika will similarly resonate with me when I am ...
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 6:56 am
  SDSU's Nagy helping Burundi again - Sioux SDSU's Nagy helping Burundi againSioux Falls Argus Leader (blog)This time, Nagy did the trekking, trying to further the knowledge of the game as well as delivering shoes to needy children. His ties to the nation of began with Manny Ohonme, the founder of Samaritan's Feet and a friend of Burundi president Pierre ...
Posted on 24 July 2014 | 4:03 am
  Why jogging or going to church can get you Why jogging or going to church can get you arrested (in Burundi)Washington Post (blog)Since 2013, the small Central African nation of Burundi has seen a gradual but serious contraction of political rights and social freedoms. The government has even targeted leisure activities. In March, dozens of members of an opposition political ...
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 6:50 am
  Burundi Youth wing sparks fears of looming Burundi Youth wing sparks fears of looming poll violenceeNCAFile: President Pierre Nkurunziza is widely expected to campaign for a third successive term in office and navigate past a two-term limit enshrined in the constitution. Burundi's opposition and rights groups say political violence has been increasing ...Burundi denies `plot` to kill opposition leaderZee NewsBurundi youth wing spark fears of looming poll violencegulfnews.comBurundi denies 'plot' to kill opposition leaderSowetanall 10 news articles »
Posted on 12 July 2014 | 11:10 pm

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  Monkey Cage: Why jogging or going to churchRecent moves by Burundi’s political leaders threaten citizens’ right to assemble, stifle opposition ahead of 2015 election.
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 6:50 am
  Two Global Health Corps Fellows Head toSHELBURNE, Vt. -- "I can't believe we'll be in Bujumbura on Friday," says Alex Bozzette, a 2014-2015 Global Health Corps fellow being placed with Population Media Center. It was a Tuesday, and ...
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 6:49 am
  Burundi proposes new taxes as revenues fallBy Patrick Nduwimana BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - Burundi's cabinet will propose new duties on some alcoholic drinks and other products, an airport departure tax and other measures to make up for a shortfall in forecast revenues for 2014, according to a draft bill seen on Wednesday. This year's budget had predicted revenues of 633 billion Burundi francs ($411.04 million), but the government now expects ...
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 6:05 am
  Burundi: Opposition Must Participate in[African Arguments]Until quite recently, Burundi seemed like the Central African country with the best record of post-conflict progress. The country achieved majority rule in 2005 after a tragic history and cruel civil war and a complex peace process. The war ended with the signing of the Arusha Peace Agreement in August 2000.
Posted on 18 July 2014 | 2:57 pm
  Burundi presidential vote set for June 2015Bujumbura (Burundi) (AFP) - Burundi's presidential vote will be held in June 2015, its electoral commission announced on Friday, amid concerns over political freedoms in the landlocked east African state.
Posted on 18 July 2014 | 11:22 am

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  Nigeria’s crusade team ignites revival inNo fewer than 500 Burundians last week gave their lives to Christ at a three-day crusade organised by Lagos-based Abraham Evangelistic Ministry (AEM) in Bujumbura. The crusade with the theme God of all nations attracted thousands at the expansive ground of ...
Posted on 26 July 2014 | 9:08 am
  Burundi Engages Diaspora in DevelopmentGENEVA, Switzerland, July 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM is supporting the Government of Burundi in its efforts to increasingly engage with the Burundian diaspora in national development. A key initial IOM intervention is support for ...
Posted on 24 July 2014 | 7:15 pm
  SDSU's Nagy helping Burundi againScott Nagy might have a second career as a host on the Travel Channel. Earlier this month, the South Dakota State men's basketball coach spent nine days in the African nation of Burundi, dishing out humanitarian and hoops help. It's the continuation a ...
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 7:54 pm
  Burundi proposes new taxes as revenues fallBUJUMBURA (Reuters) - Burundi's cabinet will propose new duties on some alcoholic drinks and other products, an airport departure tax and other measures to make up for a shortfall in forecast revenues for 2014, according to a draft bill seen on Wednesday.
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 7:05 am
  Why jogging or going to church can get youSince 2013, the small Central African nation of Burundi has seen a gradual but serious contraction of political rights and social freedoms. The government has even targeted leisure activities. In March, dozens of members of an opposition political ...
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 12:22 am
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