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News: Burundi

We have started to collect the most important news related to Burundi in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Burundi 'joggers' jailed for life

Friday, March 21st 2014, 16:05

A court in Burundi jails for life 21 opposition supporters who say they were only jogging, while the government fails to get constitutional changes through parliament.
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VIDEO: Burundi floods cause devastation

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 20:10
related places: Bujumbura

Burundi is counting the cost of a flood that has devastated many parts of the capital, Bujumbura.
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Many dead after Burundi floods

Monday, February 10th 2014, 13:29
related places: Bujumbura

At least 50 people are reported to have died after overnight floods and landslides hit the Burundi capital, Bujumbura.
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US to fly AU peacekeepers into CAR

Tuesday, December 10th 2013, 0:22
related countries: Central African Republic Central African Republic, United States United States

The US military is to help fly African Union peacekeeping troops from Burundi into the Central African Republic, officials say.
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New East African railway launched

Thursday, November 28th 2013, 13:11
related countries: China China, Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya Kenya

Kenya formally launches a new Chinese-financed to extend across East Africa, eventually reaching South Sudan, DR Congo and Burundi.
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Human skulls found at Burundi home

Friday, November 8th 2013, 13:39
related countries: Italy Italy

More than 40 human skulls have been found at the Burundian home of an Italian expatriate, Burundi police say.
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Burundi ex-rebel leaves hiding

Tuesday, August 6th 2013, 13:21

Burundi's main opposition leader and ex-rebel Agathon Rwasa comes out of hiding after three years and says he will stand in 2015 presidential elections.
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New Burundi law 'censors' media

Tuesday, June 4th 2013, 14:18

Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza approves a new media law which critics condemn as an attack on press freedom.
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Fifa elects first woman executive

Friday, May 31st 2013, 15:53

Burundi FA president Lydia Nsekera has been elected as the first woman on Fifa's executive committee.
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Deadly Burundi Catholic sect clashes

Tuesday, March 12th 2013, 14:30

At least six people are killed and 35 wounded in clashes in Burundi between police and a Catholic sect, a government official says.
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