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News Burundi: Chinese hybrid rice in Burundi has bumper season

News source: http://en.people.cn/n3/2019/0116/c90000-9538403.html
Publicated on: uesday 15 January 2019

A hybrid rice field in Gihanga, Bubanza Province of northwestern Burundi, achieved a bumper harvest this season. Local peasants were bustling in the golden rice fields during the harvest week. The bum...

News Burundi: Rwanda-Burundi Tension Hampers Regional Trade

News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201901130015.html
Publicated on: Saturday 12 January 2019

Increasing political tension between Rwanda and Burundi, which started in 2015 when political unease in Bujumbura saw its citizens cross over to Kigali, has disrupted cross-border trade between ...

News Burundi: Burundi: UN Appeals for Nearly U.S.$300M for Burundi Refugees

News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201901160101.html
Publicated on: uesday 15 January 2019

The U.N. refugee agency and 35 partners report $296 million is needed this year to provide life-saving assistance to 345,000 Burundian refugees living in desperate conditions in neighboring ...

News Burundi: UNHCR and partners seek US$296 million for Burundi refugee crisis

News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/democratic-republic-congo/unhcr-and-partners-seek-us296-million-burundi-refugee-crisis
Publicated on: uesday 15 January 2019

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Charlie Yaxley – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. UNHCR, the UN ...

News Burundi: Uganda Cubs lose to Burundi U-20 side in international build up

News source: https://www.kawowo.com/2019/01/16/uganda-u-17-falls-to-burundi-u-20-in-build-up/
Publicated on: uesday 15 January 2019

The Federation of International Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) continues with the preparations for the U-17 national team (Cubs) barely three months to the long awaited 2019 AFCON U-17 finals in ...

News Burundi: Foreign NGOs leave Burundi as ethnicity law takes effect

News source: https://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/news/ea/Foreign-NGOs-leave-Burundi-as-ethnicity-law-takes-effect/4552908-4932450-12fgcajz/index.html
Publicated on: Friday 11 January 2019

Some foreign non-governmental organisations in Burundi recently closed their offices after failing to comply with the country’s laws by the December 31, 2018 deadline. The Burundi government has deman...

News Burundi: Rwanda: Rwanda-Burundi Tension Hampers Regional Trade

News source: https://uncova.com/rwanda-rwanda-burundi-tension-hampers-regional-trade
Publicated on: Saturday 12 January 2019

Increasing political tension between Rwanda and Burundi, which started in 2015 when political unease in Bujumbura saw its citizens cross over to Kigali, has disrupted cross-border trade be...

News Burundi: Burundi calls for special summit over Rwanda row

News source: https://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/news/ea/Burundi-calls-for-special-summit-over-Rwanda-row/4552908-4913824-1a03vk/index.html
Publicated on: Friday 28 December 2018

Relations between Burundi and Rwanda have deteriorated over the past three years, with armed attacks resulting in the deaths of civilians and fighters among border communities. President Pierre Nkurun...

News Burundi: Why Burundi’s Ongoing Political Tensions Risk Devolving Into Ethnic Violence

News source: https://www.worldpoliticsreview.com/articles/27087/why-burundi-s-ongoing-political-tensions-risk-devolving-into-ethnic-violence
Publicated on: hursday 03 January 2019

In early December, the tiny east African country of Burundi garnered international attention when its Foreign Ministry, at the request of President Pierre Nkurunziza, called for the closure of the U.N ...

News Burundi: Humanity & Inclusion closes Burundi program after 26 years

News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/burundi/humanity-inclusion-closes-burundi-program-after-26-years
Publicated on: Friday 11 January 2019

Humanity & Inclusion, which operates under its original name “Handicap International” in Burundi since 1992, has been forced to stop its activities in the country. It no longer considers ...

News Burundi: Patient who visited Burundi tested in Sweden as possible Ebola case

News source: https://af.reuters.com/article/topNews/idAFKCN1OY16K-OZATP
Publicated on: Friday 04 January 2019

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - A man is being treated in isolation at Sweden’s Uppsala University Hospital on suspicion of infection with Ebola after visiting Burundi, the regional authority said on Friday.

News Burundi: UAE, Burundi sign visa waiver MoU

News source: https://www.emirates247.com/news/emirates/uae-burundi-sign-visa-waiver-mou-2019-01-04-1.677498
Publicated on: hursday 03 January 2019

Zaki Nusseibeh, Minister of State, yesterday discussed ways of propelling cooperation between UAE and Burundi. This came as the minister received Ezéchiel Nibigira, the Minister for Foreign Affairs an...