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Kacaman: Burundi's YouTube star dies of malaria aged six

Friday, August 9th 2019, 12:45

Darcy Irakoze, known as Kacaman, contracted the illness on Wednesday and died a day later in Burundi.
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#FreeOurGirls: Twitter users back detained Burundi schoolgirls

Monday, March 25th 2019, 13:14

Three Burundian schoolgirls were arrested for defacing a photo of President Pierre Nkurunziza.
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Burundian singer JP Bimeni on coming back to soul

Tuesday, January 8th 2019, 10:26
related countries: United States United States

J.P. Bimeni's music is inspired by American soul and its impact on music in Burundi in the 1960s.
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The man protecting Burundi's crocodiles by keeping them in his garden

Sunday, January 6th 2019, 0:05

When Ngendera Albert realised Burundi's crocodiles were being killed for food, he took action to protect them.
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Burundi: Inside the secret killing house

Tuesday, December 4th 2018, 0:11

Former agents say Burundi's security services are running secret torture and detention sites to silence dissent.
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Jail for Burundi head teacher busted sitting student's exam

Tuesday, August 14th 2018, 15:32
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Benjamin Manirambona says he was doing the exam on behalf of a soldier who is serving in Somalia.
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Head teacher busted sitting student's exam

Friday, August 10th 2018, 17:14

Burundian Benjamin Manirambona wore a blue uniform to try to blend in with the schoolchildren.
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DR Congo security forces shoot dead Burundi migrants

Saturday, September 16th 2017, 18:29
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The UN says 37 people killed as they took part in a protest against plans to send them home.
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Burundi committed crimes against humanity - UN

Monday, September 4th 2017, 15:00

The report details killings, torture and rape which have been committed largely by government forces.
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Teens from Burundi robotics team go missing in US

Thursday, July 20th 2017, 15:20
related countries: United States United States

The six teenagers were taking part in an international robotics competition held in Washington DC.
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Burundi environment minister Niyonkuru shot dead

Sunday, January 1st 2017, 8:45

Burundi's environment minister is shot dead in an 'assassination' while going home on New Year's Eve.
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Burundi bars UN investigators over report on human rights abuses

Monday, October 10th 2016, 23:41

Burundi bans three UN investigators after they published a report accusing the government of gross human rights violations.
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Burundi to leave the ICC six months after probe announced

Friday, October 7th 2016, 11:58

Burundi's government says it intends to pull out of the International Criminal Court, six months after the prosecutor announced a probe into unrest.
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Burundi torture victims reveal what happened to them

Friday, August 12th 2016, 9:52

A victims of torture in Burundi tells the BBC what happened to him, as the UN releases a report on the treatment of political detainees there.
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