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Top 10 poorest countries in Africa

Many measuring tools exist to assess the wealth of a nation. For this top 10 of the poorest countries in…

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Top 10 countries where child labor is exploited

There are still many countries where, instead of school, children go to mines and factories. Over the past decade, child…

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Top 10 smallest countries in Africa by area

With more than 54 countries, Africa is full of unequal territories in terms of their size. Seychelles become the known…

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Burundi claims $43b from Belgium and Germany for colonial past

Burundi wants Belgium and Germany to pay $43 billion in compensation for the damage the two countries caused during decades…

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Evariste Ndayishimiye: The new president of Burundi

The new president of Burundi. Evariste Ndayishimiye, the candidate of the ruling party, has become the new leader of the…

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Burundian President accused of human rights violations

A commission investigating abuses in Burundi concluded that President Pierre Nkurunziza is personally responsible for serious violations. The investigators found…

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Millions of malaria infections in Burundi: 1,800 people died

Malaria cost the lives of more than 1800 people in Burundi this year. The United Nations reports 5.7 million infections…

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Burundi’s application for membership of SADC rejected

This is the second time that Burundi’s application for membership of the integration organization of Southern African countries has been…

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Shooting a presidential plane triggered Rwandan genocide

The crash of an airplane carrying both Rwandan President Juvenal Habyarimana and his Burundian counterpart Cyprien Ntaryamira, on April 6,…

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Mama Sunday has been feeding street children for over 25 years

Affectionately known as “Mama Sunday”, Christine Ntahe (69) feeds street children in Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi, every Sunday. And…

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Pierre Buyoya: ”new diversionary maneuver”

In Burundi, former President Pierre Buyoya reacted to the arrest warrant issued by the country’s current authorities against him. In…

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Burundi: Nkurunziza puts an end to the use of plastic bags

Burundi has decided to ban the marketing and sale of plastic bags from 2020, according to a presidential decree consulted.…

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