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Thursday, 08-28-14, 11:00Hounded From Home, Raped Congolese Woman Seeks Refugee in Burundi[UNHCR]Bujumbura -Four months ago, Mama Monique* was dragged out of her home in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo and raped by four armed men, who had just murdered her husband. read more...
Thursday, 08-28-14, 7:54Blood Woes in Burundi[IRIN]Bujumbura -Budget cuts and bureaucracy have been blamed for blood shortages which have claimed several lives in Burundi and led to calls for an overhaul of the transfusion system. read more...
Wednesday, 08-27-14, 8:59IMF Completes Fifth Review Under Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Approves U.S.$7.6 Million Disbursement, and Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation[IMF]On August 25, 2014, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the fifth review of Burundi's economic performance under a three-year program supported by the IMF's Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement, and also concluded the 2014 Article IV Consultation1 with Burundi. read more...
Wednesday, 08-27-14, 5:11Interpol Communications Network to Help Secure Rwanda-Burundi Border[Focus]Rwanda and Burundi Police chiefs agreed on Tuesday to use of Interpol HQ communications network to ensure security at their common border, after a discussion to reinforce a bilateral cooperation between the two forces. read more...
Friday, 08-22-14, 12:33Ten Nations Commit to Standby Force[New Times]Ten regional countries have committed to raise a military fighting force of 5,000 troops under the Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) at a pledging conference in Kigali. read more...
Wednesday, 08-20-14, 14:43Burundi's President Leaves for China Visit[Focac]Bujumbura -Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza on Thursday left for China in a six-day working visit where he is expected to meet Chinese authorities, the Burundian President's office said in a press release. read more...
Tuesday, 08-19-14, 18:32Court Delivers Three Rulings On Burundi Journalists Association[PR Newswire]Arusha, Tanzania -The First Instance Division today delivered three rulings in the Application matters, one allowed and other two dismissed. read more...
Thursday, 08-14-14, 11:47No Justice Decade After Massacre[HRW]Nairobi -Burundian authorities should hold accountable those responsible for a 2004 massacre of Congolese refugees, Human Rights Watch said today. read more...
Monday, 08-11-14, 14:24U.S. Gave Burundi U.S.$50 Million in 2013[EA Business]Washington, DC -During financial year 2013, the United States government gave Burundi $50 million in development assistance. read more...
Thursday, 08-07-14, 14:52Flood Victims Need More Help[IRIN]Bujumbura -Thousands of people displaced by floods and a mudslide in the Burundian capital Bujumbura and surrounding areas in February 2014 need more help to reconstruct their homes and livelihoods, aid workers say. read more...

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