Burundi

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 5th, 2014
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By:Associated Press UNITED NATIONS — U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power says she’s going to Africa not just to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Rwanda genocide but to spotlight ethnic killings in Central African Republic and the potential for violence in Burundi. Power said in an interview F...
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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...
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In East Africa
Apr 19th, 2013
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Eritrean Foreign Minister Osman Saleh and Presidential Adviser for Political Affairs, Yemane Gebreab, handed a message from President Isaias to President Morsi of Egypt on Monday (April 13th) this week. According to Egypt’s State Information Service, President Morsi, who said he looked forward ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 9th, 2013
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Why has there been no serious UN investigation into this crime? Nineteen years ago today the Falcon 50 Jet carrying two heads of state in Central Africa was shot down by a surface to air missile. Juvenal Habyarimana of Rwanda and Cyprian Ntaryamira of Burundi Presidents Juvenal Habyarimana of Rwanda ...
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
In Angola
Mar 16th, 2013
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Jenny Clover in Kigali, guardian.co.uk, Esther Mbabazi trained to fly Rwandair regional jets despite her aviator father being killed in a plane crash when she was eight. Esther Mbabazi was eight years old when her father was killed in a crash as the plane he was flying in overshot the runway landing ...
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In Djibouti
Feb 23rd, 2013
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The 3rd session of Peace and Conflict Resolution Commission of the Association of Senates, Shoora and Equivalent Councils in Africa and the Arab World (ASSECAA) bigan Saturday in Ethiopia, with participation of Yemen. At the opening of the session, organized by the Association in collaboration with t...
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 13th, 2013
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Zambia, like many African nations, suffered a dearth of democracy while gaining statehood. Independence leader Kenneth Kaunda created a one-party state which took years to overturn. Yet concern is rising over the current government’s willingness to play the undemocratic tricks of the past. Africa has...
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In Djibouti
Feb 8th, 2013
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The Ethiopian Federal Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission has formally announced that its Commissioner, Ali Suleiman, has been elected a member of the African Union Advisory Board on Corruption. According to the Commission’s statement, Commissioner Ali was elected at the 20th regular meeting ...