Burundi

By IndepthAfrica
In Burundi
Aug 6th, 2013
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  The U.S. State Department closed its embassies in four sub-Saharan African nations as part of a heightened security alert, days before the 15th anniversary of al-Qaida’s bombings of American diplomatic missions in Kenya and Tanzania. Those two embassies targeted in the Aug. 7, 1998 attac...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 20th, 2013
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By TransConflict  Internally displaced persons of the Ruhororo site are living in difficult conditions amongst an already well established population. Despite the harsh conditions that an IDP must live, matters are made more difficult by the frequent confrontations they encounter with the local commu...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 16th, 2013
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By Kris Berwouts I don’t know much about nightlife. Not in Belgium, not in Africa. Least of all do I know about nightlife in Rumonge, Burundi. But last week I was hanging around there with a pal from Belgium and we wanted to have a pint or two on Friday evening. It took us about [...]
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 4th, 2013
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By Kris Berwouts The civil war in Burundi now lies several years behind us. Since November 2003, when the CNDD-FDD integrated the transitional institutions, the rebels and the regular armed forces integrated their troops into a new national army. The country has had two elections which brought back m...
By IndepthAfrica
In Burundi
Jan 14th, 2013
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As the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) region continues to struggle with multiple trade tax structures and overlapping membership, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has called for uniform fiscal and macro-economic policies in the 19 states of the eastern and southern Africa b...
By IndepthAfrica
In Burundi
Jan 14th, 2013
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By Eric Kabeera, A new report by African Development Bank has proposed the establishment of a single currency in the Common Market for East and Southern Africa (Comesa) member countries, a move that is seen as a stepping stone in cementing regional economic growth. The report says if the monetary uni...
By IndepthAfrica
In Burundi
Nov 26th, 2012
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Berouk Mesfin Eritea and South Africa formally established diplomatic relations in 1994. Eighteen years later, the two states seem to be strengthening their bilateral relations. In March, Iqbal Jhazbhay, the new South African ambassador to Eritrea, presented his credentials to President Issayas Afewo...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 6th, 2012
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By Dr Ismail Ahmed, founder of WorldRemit Dr Ismail Ahmed is founder of WorldRemit, a money transfer company which seeks to introduce graeter competetivity into the market. The remittance market in Africa has for too long been monopolised by companies imposing very high fees that are on average three...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 24th, 2012
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Amanuel Hidrat Our struggle, instead belting with reassuring chorus to the weight, is indeed ram-shackled and directed into all wrong targets as if we are thrown into an elbow-throwing arena of political punditry.  We lacked brotherhood and sisterhood that foster camaraderie and strengthen our labor ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Burundi
Oct 10th, 2012
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Paris – Three-quarters of African countries and several “Arab Spring” nations are at high or extreme risk of a food crisis, according to an analysis published on Wednesday. In a survey of 197 countries, 59 are most at risk of food insecurity, the British consultancy Maplecroft said....