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  #Burundi: Cultural icon and traditional
#Burundi: Cultural icon and traditional #drummer Baranshakaje diesAfrica TimesBurundi has lost a cultural icon, and announces the death of Antime Baranshakaje, the 81-year-old guardian of the nation's sacred Gishora drum tradition. Baranshakaje died on Sunday following a December accident and subsequent illness. President Pierre ...
Posted on 10 April 2017 | 5:44 pm
  New US citizen makes music for his homeland
Cronkite NewsNew US citizen makes music for his homeland of BurundiCronkite NewsNtimpa Ngabire Bright, also known as performer Don Brighter, in his home in central Phoenix. A Burundi native, he grew up in a refugee camp in Tanzania before becoming a U.S. citizen in 2016. (Photo by Mindy Riesenberg/Cronkite News) ...
Posted on 10 April 2017 | 11:18 am
  Video of CNDD-FDD youth causes a scandal in
CitizenVideo of CNDD-FDD youth causes a scandal in Burundi | The CitizenCitizenThe video shows the Imbonerakure, the youth affiliated to the ruling party, impeccably aligned, singing the words “impregnate the opposition.Burundi: A Vile Side of Ruling Party Youth League Members ...AllAfrica.comYouths rape in the name of Burundi leaders | CAJ News AfricaCaj News Africaall 3 news articles »
Posted on 10 April 2017 | 9:06 am
  Former President's widow asks for
IWACU English News (satire) (press release) (subscription) (blog)Former President's widow asks for recognition and justice for her husbandIWACU English News (satire) (press release) (subscription) (blog)The widow of former Burundi President Cyprien Ntaryamira, who was tragically killed alongside his Rwandan counterpart in 1994, asks for an international investigation into the death of her husband and wants him to be recognized as a National Hero for ...
Posted on 10 April 2017 | 8:36 am
  Security undermined in some areas of Burundi
IWACU English News (satire) (press release) (subscription) (blog)Security undermined in some areas of Burundi at weekendIWACU English News (satire) (press release) (subscription) (blog)On 9 April at 20: 30 in the evening, an armed group ambushed a transportation vehicle going from Bujumbura city council to Gatumba zone of Bujumbura Province. Residents of the locality say they heard shootings but they did not know what was happening.
Posted on 10 April 2017 | 6:20 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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  Ban urges all parties in Burundi to ‘look
28 August 2015 – Fifteen years after the signing of a landmark Burundi peace accord, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on all the country’s political leaders, including those in exile, to find common cause and commit to build on ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:07 am
  Burundi's July inflation slightly up
KIGALI (Reuters) - Burundi's inflation rose to 8 percent year-on-year in July from 7.7 percent in June as a political crisis in the country drove up costs for all essentials, notably for housing, water and energy, official data showed on Friday.
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:00 am
  Yaya Toure mulls international future, Ahmed
Defending champions ES Setif are out. Egypt exit, without even playing After Egypt's impressive run through All-Africa Games qualification, in which their under-23 men's side recorded big wins over Kenya and Burundi and their women's team secured a first ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:59 am
  UN chief calls on Burundian leaders to
"Today, Burundi marks the 15th anniversary of the initial signing of the Arusha Peace and Reconciliation Agreement in Tanzania," said a statement released by Ban's spokesperson. "This process gave birth to the first generation of Burundians with no direct ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 1:54 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 | 8:47 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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  Gitikibisi: RT @AnnGarrison: How the hell
Gitikibisi: RT @AnnGarris*%#: How the ~! did the World Food Program decide that the best way to s#% food aid to #Burundi was across its border with #…
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 7:47 am
  infura: RT @GbikpiRuth: #Burundi Weekly
infura: RT @GbikpiRuth: #Burundi Weekly update by @AtrocitiesW: #Stopthismovie "e by e" by Nkurunziza: killings; arrests and abducti @fidh_f…
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 7:47 am
  1562Roastery: Catching up on orders after
1562Roastery: Catching up ^^#& orders after the l^^#&g week*#. Brown and green Burundi Munyinya Hill peaberries… https://t.co/GIHeAdwWOT
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 7:47 am
  LatifRukara: RT @Maison_Shalom: 1. #Burundi
LatifRukara: RT @Mais~*!_Shalom: 1. #Burundi #Maggy @Mais~*!_Shalom was shining and h~*!ored ~*! 24 april 2016 with @auroraprize_ in #armenia . @GbikpiRu…
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 7:47 am
  ErnestoMandela: RT @AShingiro: Thousands of
ErnestoMandela: RT @AShingiro: Thousands of #Burundi-ans in the streets of the capital to support their democracy & sovereignty & reject the politicizati%%@
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 7:47 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 | 4:08 am
  Resolved Question: How Burundi operates?
Posted on 23 October 2011 | 2:23 am
  Resolved Question: What is the culture of
Posted on 15 September 2011 | 12:49 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 | 1:55 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 | 1:37 pm
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