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  Local Media: Burundi Opposition Figure Shot
Deutsche WelleLocal Media: Burundi Opposition Figure Shot Dead in CapitalABC NewsThe leader of a Burundi opposition party was killed Saturday by unknown assailants in the nation's capital, Bujumbura, local media reported. Iwacu, a prominent news organization in Burundi, reported on its website that Zedi Feruzi of the UPD ...Burundi opposition figure shot dead in capital: activistReutersBurundi opposition leader shot dead in capitalDeutsche WelleBurundi Opposition Figure Zedi Furuzi Shot Dead In Capital, Activist SaysHuffington Postall 22 news articles »
Posted on 23 May 2015 | 2:32 pm
  Street Battles Erupt in Burundi - ABC News
ABC NewsStreet Battles Erupt in BurundiABC NewsRefugees who fled Burundi's violence and political tension wait to board a ship freighted by the UN, at Kagunga on Lake Tanganyika, Tanzania, Saturday, May 23, 2015 to be taken to the port city of Kigoma. Jerome Delay/AP Photo ...Escaping Burundi's unrestAljazeera.comJoyful Burundi refugees leave disease-stricken campSalonCholera outbreak hits 3000 Burundi refugees - UNBBC NewsReutersall 225 news articles »
Posted on 23 May 2015 | 11:08 am
  This Week on the Frontiers: Crisis Deepens
This Week on the Frontiers: Crisis Deepens in BurundiWall Street Journal (blog)The crisis in Burundi, which abruptly popped up on the world's radar during last week's attempted coup, appears to be deepening. Unrest in the tiny East African nation is continuing and fears of a crackdown against demonstrators appear to be well-founded.
Posted on 23 May 2015 | 8:36 am
  Is Burundi still a credible peacekeeper? -
Yahoo News UKIs Burundi still a credible peacekeeper?Washington Post (blog)Is a fresh post-conflict state really the right candidate to receive international military training and support? Burundi is the second largest troop contributing country to the African Union's Mission in Somalia, (AMISOM), which hosts five rotating ...US suspends Burundi peacekeeping training over protestsYahoo News UKall 14 news articles »
Posted on 23 May 2015 | 8:18 am
  Burundi conflict forces thousands to
CBC.caBurundi conflict forces thousands to neighbouring TanzaniaCBC.caUN agencies have launched an appeal for more than $200 million US to help people fleeing conflict in Burundi, saying since April alone almost 100,000 people have been affected. Willy Lowry travelled to Kigoma, Tanzania, to speak with some of the people ...
Posted on 22 May 2015 | 7:37 pm
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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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  Joyful Burundi refugees leave
LAKE TANGANYIKA, Tanzania (AP) - Hundreds of women, many with children strapped on their backs alongside their few belongings, sing melodious tunes expressing their joy as their small boats approach the ferry M.V. Liemba. "We are thanking God for leaving ...
Posted on 23 May 2015 | 4:54 pm
  Burundi opposition leader gunned down
Zedi Feruzi, leader of the UPD party, was killed along with his bodyguard in a drive-by shooting in Bujumbura, Pierre Nkurikiye said. President Pierre Nkurunziza's office said that it was "very moved by the assassination." The killers have not yet been ...
Posted on 23 May 2015 | 4:39 pm
  Burundi's opposition leader shot dead in
Bujumbura: The leader of a Burundi opposition party was killed Saturday night as he was heading home in the Burundian capital of Bujumbura, witnesses told Xinhua. The witnesses said Zedi Feruzi, chairman of the Burundian Union for Peace and Development ...
Posted on 23 May 2015 | 4:20 pm
  Burundi and term limits
Part of the army rebelled in Burundi last week, not to overthrow the constitution but to save it. The revolt failed after two days of shooting in the capital, Bujumbura, and the generals who led it surrendered. “I hope they won’t kill us,” said the ...
Posted on 23 May 2015 | 4:19 pm
  Burundi Opposition Leader Killed
A Burundi opposition leader was allegedly shot and killed in the country's capital on Saturday, after a month of protests against the president Pierre Nkurunziza's attempts at a third term in office. Zedi Feruzi, the head of the opposition party UPD, and ...
Posted on 23 May 2015 | 4:18 pm
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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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  ruzibukira: RT @harumutasa: #bujumbura our
ruzibukira: RT @harumutasa: #bujumbura our driver couldn't get home last night. Too many barricades manned by hostile civilians ^^ the road. Had to tur…
Posted on 23 May 2015 | 11:58 pm
  arsenalpanda11: RT @goldendov: #Burundi on
@**nalpanda11: RT @gold%ov: #Burundi &! the verge of another 12 years civil war? Police allegedly killed #ZediFeruzi & market women &! Nkurunziza's orde…
Posted on 23 May 2015 | 11:58 pm
  JoelleJanuary: uche430 GLouisaE very sad
JoelleJanuary: uche430 GLouisaE very sad indeed, such lack of dignity and h@@our, its incredible... #burundi #africa #change http://t.co/abOHEePmxD
Posted on 23 May 2015 | 11:58 pm
  Sbu_THE_Vandal: http://t.co/CQRi2j0ucq |
Sbu_THE_Vandal: http://t.co/CQRi2j0ucq | Burundi oppositi^#^ figure 'sprayed with bullets' http://t.co/qO3A7FboXh
Posted on 23 May 2015 | 11:58 pm
  amahoro061: #Burundi opposition leader
amahoro061: #Burundi oppositi^@# leader killed today, v AFP
Posted on 23 May 2015 | 11:58 pm
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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
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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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