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7 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Burundi: Ignoring the Problem Won't Make It Go Away

In what looks like a classic case for the African Union's early-warning mechanisms, alarm bells are growing louder over the political tensions in Burundi.

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9 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Burundi: World Bank to Finance New Hydropower Development

The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$100 million grant to the Republic of Burundi to finance the Jiji and Mulembwe hydropower project.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Tanzania: CRDB Plans to Enhance International Operations

CRDB Bank is planning to have its international operations contribute between 3-5 per cent of the net income as one of the bank's target position by the year 2017.

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Daily Monitor

Burundian president visits Somalia

President Nkurunziza also addressed Amisom troops and thanked them for the contribution they have made to the security and stability of Somalia.

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AlertNet

Refugee and citizens share danger and generosity in Burundi

BUJUMBURA, Burundi, April 22 - The flood waters that swept through the capital of Burundi this year did not distinguish between citizens of Burundi and the thousands of urban refugees living among them.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Open letter to Binyamin Netanyahu, the Jewish People, and all citizens of

These Africans who have sought refuge among you might in the long run contribute to Israel's peace and prosperity.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Indybay.org

Instability in Burundi could further destabilize Africa's Great Lakes Region

Tension in Burundi, the African nation bordering Rwanda, with a similar history of Hutu-Tutsi conflict, has roused fears of ethnic massacres like those of the 1990s, but Professor Charles Kambanda told KPFA that Burundi's problem is not really Hutu and Tutsi, but a struggle for power.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

AlertNet

Burundi creates reconciliation body that divides public opinion

Burundi, locked in its worst political crisis since its civil war ended in 2005, has created a reconciliation commision that opposition parties say will shield the ruling party from accountability for past crimes.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

In-depth Africa

Kagame a generous dictator

Rwandans have been commemorating the 20th anniversary of the mass slaughter that convulsed their nation in 1994 and left a legacy of civil strife that is only now giving way to peace and development.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

AlertNet

Burundi scoffs at UN warning on stoking of violence

A child does a cartwheel in Gatumba, outside Bujumbura, as clouds shroud the mountains of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo April 19, 2013.

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AlertNet

Burundi: literacy lessons in prison

For the young people held in the Mpimba Central Prison in Bujumbura , Friday 14th March 2014 wasn't a day like the others.

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Iol.co.za

Burundi fumes over 'baseless rumours'

Burundi's government has demanded the United Nations provide evidence or apologise after an alleged UN report claimed it was arming young supporters, amid renewed concerns over political violence.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Never again? But again and again

Photo by Kate Holt A boy displaced by fighting in South Sudan. Despite the worldi 1 2s resolve following the Holocaust, systemic killing continues unabated.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Burundi: President Prepares Ground for a Third Term

Over the next few years, several countries in the Africa Great Lakes region are scheduled to hold presidential elections where the incumbent is constitutionally prevented from participating.

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New Vision

Capital markets to trade derivatives

By Samuel Sanya In the words of businessman and philanthropist, Clement Stone: "Aim for the moon.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

United Nations

UN concerned at a troublinga political developments in Burundi

"The United Nationshas been raising concerns both with the Government of Burundi and at the highest levels in the region and the greater international community," UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric told reporters in New York.

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AlertNet

UN warns Burundi leaders against stoking political violence

The United Nations warned on Thursday that Burundi leaders who have manipulated young people to stoke violence could face international prosecution if human rights abuses are committed.

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The Baltimore Sun

U.N. warns Burundi leaders against stoking political violence

The United Nations warned on Thursday that Burundi leaders who have manipulated young people to stoke violence could face international prosecution if human rights abuses are committed.

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New Vision

In captivity with my dog

By Justin N. Kiyimba April 4, is exactly 20 years, when I became a captive in my own house in Remera, a suburb of Kigali the capital of Rwanda.

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National Public Radio

A Reporter Reflects On Rwanda: 'It's Like A Madness Took Over'

A Rwandan woman collapses with her baby on her back on the road near Goma, Zaire, in 1994.

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