Burundi

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World’s poorest bear brunt of climate crisis: 10 underreported emergencies
Care International report highlights ‘deep injustice’ neglected by world’s media, as extreme weather along with Covid wipes out decades of progress

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

14, Jan, 2022 @6:15 AM

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New evidence of Belgian complicity in 1961 killing of Burundian PM
Book explores unseen archive papers relating to Prince Louis Rwagasore’s murder, which led to years of unrest

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

05, Jan, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Return to the refugee camp: Malawi orders thousands back to ‘congested’ Dzaleka
People who’ve integrated into society are expected to return to the country’s oldest refugee camp, as cost of living and anti-refugee sentiment rises

Benson Kunchezera

25, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Jean-Baptiste Alaize: 'I run to survive. That is my destiny'
When the Paralympian was three he lost his mother, and his right leg in Burundi’s civil war. He reveals how he outran his trauma

Kim Willsher

16, Aug, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Pierre Nkurunziza obituary
President of Burundi whose 15-year rule was ultimately marked by violence and repression

Vava Tampa

12, Jun, 2020 @5:11 PM

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Burundi president dies of illness suspected to be coronavirus
Government describes Pierre Nkurunziza’s ‘unexpected’ death as a heart attack

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

09, Jun, 2020 @7:48 PM

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Burundi ruling party candidate wins election amid rigging claims
Evariste Ndayishimiye is declared winner with 69% of vote

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

25, May, 2020 @4:34 PM

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Burundi to go to polls amid fears authorities playing down Covid-19
Nation of 11 million has reported 27 cases but has only carried out about 520 tests

Jason Burke, Africa correspondent

18, May, 2020 @4:00 AM

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'Not just where people kill each other’: the man hoping to transform Burundi
With an election looming, Dieudonné Nahimana shares his vision for unity in a country scarred by ethnic violence

Jo Griffin

10, Mar, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Tanzania warns return of hundreds of Burundian refugees is just the start
Burundians who fled political violence at home complain of pressure tactics as 600 people are repatriated voluntarily

Peter Beaumont and agencies

07, Oct, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Burundi malaria outbreak at epidemic levels as half of population infected
World Health Organization records 1,800 malaria deaths since start of year, almost equalling number of lives claimed by Ebola in DRC

Peter Beaumont

08, Aug, 2019 @4:00 AM

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Burundi rejects claims of human rights abuses as ‘lies from far away’
Government dismisses UN allegations of summary executions, arbitrary arrests, torture and sexual violence

Ruth Maclean in Dakar

04, Jul, 2019 @10:44 AM

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