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United Nations, February 9 - Days after UN secretary general held an initially undisclosed meeting with Sudan's Omar al Bashir, indicted by the International Criminal Court, his UN population Fund (UNFPA) in Burundi bragged about supporting a government radio station - run by the wife of Pierre Nkurunziza.
refugees in Rwanda will soon have a chance to work, open a bank account, access government services and move more freely, thanks to a new initiative launched by the ... Currently, 173,000 refugees from Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo live in Rwanda, according to the UNHCR. Many of ...

The offensive against forces loyal to William Amuri Yakutumba, a deserter fighting President Joseph Kabila, saw thousands of Congolese crossing Lake Tanganyika into Burundi as clashes raged between government forces and Yakutumba rebels in the eastern province of South Kivu. "The operation was a ...
Burundian refugees collect water at Lusenda camp, South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Photo: UNHCR/Colin ... killed about 1,000 people. The government has blamed nearly all the attacks on the ADF, but independent experts say some Congolese soldiers have also been involved.
Tending the corn crop are refugees from Burundi, many of whom were farmers in their home country. The public garden, a gesture of friendship and welcome from Sunraysia non-government community groups, was donated more than a year ago to people who had fled the civil war that has raged, almost ...
On 24 November 2017, the government adopted recommendations of the National Commission for the Inter-Burundi Dialogue. Expected to be put to referendum in May ... The East African Community-led inter-Burundian dialogue did not make significant progress. During a fourth dialogue session, held in ...

According to Immigration and refugee Board data obtained by CBC, more than 400 Burundians filed refugee claims in Ottawa between 2013 and 2017, with 180 of those claims coming last year. During that period, more claimants from Burundi landed in Ottawa than in any other Canadian city.
BUJUMBURA, Feb. 7 (Xinhua) -- The Burundian government on Wednesday accused the UN Refugee Agency of "deliberately fabricating" figures of Burundian refugees. The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) does not accept that some refugees have returned home ...
Text presented by Catherine Wiesner, UNHCR's Regional Coordinator for the Burundi situation - to whom quoted text may be attributed -to the Palais press this morning, ... Burundian refugees could get a mere 21 per cent of the required funds - making it the world's least funded refugee response plan.
"Since I began following prisoners' rights, I've never seen more than 11,800 prisoners in Burundian prisons. It's really sad and ... In December, Burundi's government proposed constitutional changes that would, among other things, allow Nkurunziza to stay in office beyond 2020. The referendum on the ...
Burundian president urges cohesion at anniversary of ethnic unity charter ... Nkurunziza made the call in Gitega Town, Gitega Province, central Burundi. ... According to him, the Burundian government has set up institutions whose main goal is to consolidate unity, including the Truth and reconciliation ...
12,014 Burundian refugees (57 per cent children) were assisted to voluntarily repatriate to Burundi. ... However, during the last week of November a total of 1,893 asylum seekers were received into Tanzania were hosted in a transit center pending government screening and clearance. Only 987 were given ...
By MOSES HAVYARIMANA. Burundi has in the past week received more than 8,000 refugees fleeing the fighting between Mai Mai rebels and government forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Burundian government officials said that refugees continue to arrive from DRC's South Kivu to the ...
The Constitution has since been amended to allow Nkurunziza vie for multiple terms in office. He is expected to lead the ruling party into the 2020 elections. The country has been hit by a security and economic crisis with grenade attacks targeting top government officials and security operatives.
The group had crossed into Burundi while the Congolese army was conducting operations in a nearby region, Burundian police said on Thursday. ... The DR Congo government has announced it is waging "war" against two militias in the east -- the Yakutumba and the Ugandan Islamist rebels of the Allied ...
The Burundian government has begun deducting money from people's salaries in order to pay for the country's 2020 general election. International donors have stopped sending money to the country following its disputed 2015 election in which President Pierre Nkurunziza sought, and won, a third term, ...
In October 2017 ministers announced this referendum, saying the changes were the people's recommendations from government-run dialogue sessions. However, the Belgium-based non-governmental organization International Crisis Group called these sessions a "sham" that mostly echoed official ...

The Secretary General of the Common market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), Sindiso Ngwenya has confirmed that Burundi is ready to host ... In a letter sent to the Burundian government, Sindiso Ngwenya argued that Burundi did not fulfill the required conditions to host the Summit, the press ...
Nairobi - Burundi's government claimed a diplomatic victory on Friday with the announcement that it would host a regional trade summit later this year. The tiny central African nation has been in the cold since President Pierre Nkurunziza's run for a controversial third term in 2015 plunged the country into a ...
There was no immediate comment from the UN refugee agency or the Burundian authorities about the situation. The DRC government last week announced it was waging "war" against two militias in the east - the Yakutumba and the Ugandan Islamist rebels of the Allied Democratic Force (ADF). The ADF ...
To plug the funding gap, the government has told its civil servants to pay a tithe. But Gabriel Rufyiri - head of anti-corruption at OLUCOME, the anti-corruption watchdog based in Burundi - believes such fundraising orders are only constitutional for natural disasters. The civil rights advocate, who has been ...
Burundi's government recently proposed constitutional changes that would, among other things, allow President Pierre Nkurunziza to stay in office beyond 2020. Civil society groups say the government is arresting opponents of those changes in advance of an upcoming referendum. Officially, Burundi's ...
Voluntary Repatriation of Burundian refugees: During the reporting period, UNHCR and the government of Tanzania supported the voluntary repatriation of 3,676 individuals, including 461 persons with specific needs (PSNs), to Burundi. This brings the total number of assisted returnees to 10,561 ...
The National Independent Electoral Commission (CENI) has declared to be unable to prohibit the Burundian government from campaigning for a "yes vote" in the upcoming constitutional referendum before allowing all other partners to do so. CENI Spokesperson Prosper Ntahorwamiye says the ...
And it led to an invitation to travel to Burundi and ride in the Le Tour du Burundi. It seemed nuts. He had never been to Africa. He knew nobody there. And he'd be traveling alone. It was, he said, "an act of faith." The Burundi government expedited his visa application and six days later, on Dec. 7, Brandt ...
These recent arrests follow a pattern of government crackdowns against opponents, critics, journalists, and human rights defenders since early 2015, after President Pierre Nkurunziza announced he would seek a controversial third term. Since then, many leading Burundian human rights defenders and ...
The Anglican Church of Burundi (EAB) has been awarded a Certificate of Merit from the government's environment ministry for its ongoing tree-planting campaign. Over the past ten years, more than 12 million trees have been planted as part of EAB's commitment to preserve the environment. In December ...
Burundi's crisis began in April 2015 when President Nkurunziza announced his bid for a third term. Credit: PNUD Burundi / aaron Nsavyimana. Earlier this ... The Burundian government refused to acknowledge there was even a crisis that needed to be resolved. It claimed to have prepared a roadmap to the ...
The government of Burundi appreciates the efforts made by the countries of the sub-region to find solutions to Burundian problems. It is in this perspective that the government wishes first of all to thank and reiterate its confidence in the Mediator in the Inter-Burundi dialogue, His Excellency YOWERI ...
The government of Burundi says a recently launched referendum campaign is aimed at strengthening and advancing the country's laws after more than two years of political violence. But some experts say the government wants to use the referendum campaign to legitimize its rule. The Burundi government ...
Burundi is set to hold an election in 2020, and besides voting, it now wants its citizens to do one more thing: pay for it. The government plans to fundraise for the polls, saying it is seeking voluntary contributions from individuals and households, including foreign nationals. The move is part of the state's plan ...
The government adopted a plan in October to revise the Constitution that, if voted in by a referendum slated for early 2018, would allow Nkurunziza to serve another two seven-year terms from 2020. At the launch of the contribution campaign on Monday, government called on the people of Burundi to "fulfil ...
Dushimire organized the event to protest the presence in Portland of Willy Nyamitwe, a senior adviser and spokesman for Burundi President Pierre ... claims made on a 'genocide being committed by the government of Burundi' is yet an umpteenth baseless and shameful fabrication," he said in the release.
BUJUMBURA Burundi (Xinhua) -- Over 180,000 Burundian citizens who lived in exile since April 2015 have returned home, a senior Burundian government official said on Wednesday. Burundi plunged into a crisis at that time when Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza decided to run his controversial ...
One disturbing aspect of this poll by the Thomson Reuters Foundation is the massive scale of the crises mentioned. That they remain so under-covered by the mainstream media, frankly, beggars belief. However, it will come as no surprise to regular IRIN readers that the Democratic Republic of Congo came ...
The government of Burundi appreciates the efforts made by the countries of the sub-region to find solutions to Burundian problems. It is in this perspective that the government wishes first of all to thank and reiterate its confidence in the Mediator in the Inter-Burundi dialogue, His Excellency YOWERI ...
The government of Burundi says a recently launched referendum campaign is aimed at strengthening and advancing the country's laws after more than two years of political violence. But some experts say the government wants to use the referendum campaign to legitimize its rule. The Burundi government ...
Burundi is set to hold an election in 2020, and besides voting, it now wants its citizens to do one more thing: pay for it. The government plans to fundraise for the polls, saying it is seeking voluntary contributions from individuals and households, including foreign nationals. The move is part of the state's plan ...
The government adopted a plan in October to revise the Constitution that, if voted in by a referendum slated for early 2018, would allow Nkurunziza to serve another two seven-year terms from 2020. At the launch of the contribution campaign on Monday, government called on the people of Burundi to "fulfil ...
According to Guo, STECOL overcame many challenges to complete the project, such as complicated geological condition of the marshland, high risk of malaria, lack of skilled workers in Burundi and difficulty for purchasing materials. "After the project's completion, the Burundian government and others ...
The ICT room, equipped with funding from the government of Japan, supports teachers at Paysannat L to improve the quality of education and facilitate lesson planning for Rwandan and Burundian students. Funding from the government of Japan also allowed UNICEF to support Paysannat L in installing ...
The inter-Burundian dialogue aiming to address the political crisis in Burundi has ended, but no agreement on the way forward has been made. Picture: AP ... "The government is committed to respecting human rights and facilitating the return of political refugees, especially those who are not wanted.".
Residents outside their houses in Nyakabiga, in the Burundian capital ... This undoubtedly frustrated efforts by the government - which made its ...
"The High Commissioner has informed the (Burundian) government that he finds it unacceptable that the members of a Commission mandated ...
The ICC ruling also confirmed that Burundi remains "obliged to cooperate with ... The Burundian government had withdrawn from the ICC in the ...
And, in another unprecedented decision, the judges allowed Bensouda to wait a full 10 days before informing the Burundian government that ...
The security and political situation in Burundi, which deteriorated sharply ... The Burundian government, for its part, maintains that the security ...
And, in another unprecedented decision, the judges allowed Bensouda to wait a full 10 days before informing the Burundian government that ...
populations in Burundi face a risk of potential mass atrocity crimes as ... On 28 September 2017, the Burundian government supported the ...
Unmarried couples in the East African country of Burundi have until the end ... The government has since been pressuring unwed couples across the ... him with a 50,000 Burundian franc ($29) fine and said any child born out ...


 

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