A republic in eastern Africa bounded on the north by RWANDA and on the south by TANZANIA. Its capital is Bujumbura.
The application of smoke, vapor, or gas for the purpose of disinfecting or destroying pests or microorganisms.
An order of small, wingless parasitic insects, commonly known as lice. The suborders include ANOPLURA (sucking lice); AMBLYCERA; ISCHNOCERA; and Rhynchophthirina (elephant and warthog lice).
The teaching or training of those individuals with visual disability.
The geographical area of Africa comprising BURUNDI; DJIBOUTI; ETHIOPIA; KENYA; RWANDA; SOMALIA; SUDAN; TANZANIA; and UGANDA.
A nursing specialty involving nursing care given to the pregnant patient before, after, or during childbirth.
The death of the female parent.
The organization, management, and assumption of risks of a business or enterprise, usually implying an element of change or challenge and a new opportunity.
Mobilization of human, financial, capital, physical and or natural resources to generate goods and services.
Procedures to restore vertebrae to their original shape following vertebral compression fractures by inflating a balloon inserted into the vertebrae, followed by removal of the balloon and injection of BONE CEMENTS to fill the cavity.
Crumbling or smashing of cancellous BONE by forces acting parallel to the long axis of bone. It is applied particularly to vertebral body fractures (SPINAL FRACTURES). (Blauvelt and Nelson, A Manual of Orthopedic Terminology, 1994, p4)
A republic in central Africa, east of the REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO, south of the CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC and north of ANGOLA and ZAMBIA. The capital is Kinshasa.
A republic in eastern Africa, south of UGANDA, east of DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO, west of TANZANIA. Its capital is Kigali. It was formerly part of the Belgian trust territory of Ruanda-Urund.
The geographical area of Africa comprising CAMEROON; CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC; CHAD; CONGO; EQUATORIAL GUINEA; GABON; and DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO.
A republic in central Africa lying between GABON and DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO and south of Cameroon. Its capital is Brazzaville.
A republic in eastern Africa, south of UGANDA and north of MOZAMBIQUE. Its capital is Dar es Salaam. It was formed in 1964 by a merger of the countries of TANGANYIKA and ZANZIBAR.
Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
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Slender-bodies diurnal insects having large, broad wings often strikingly colored and patterned.
Organizations which are not operated for a profit and may be supported by endowments or private contributions.
Exclusive legal rights or privileges applied to inventions, plants, etc.
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE service for health professionals and consumers. It links extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other reviewed sources of information on specific diseases and conditions.
The fertilizing element of plants that contains the male GAMETOPHYTES.
The state of the ATMOSPHERE over minutes to months.
The presence of contaminants or pollutant substances in the air (AIR POLLUTANTS) that interfere with human health or welfare, or produce other harmful environmental effects. The substances may include GASES; PARTICULATE MATTER; or volatile ORGANIC CHEMICALS.
Any substance in the air which could, if present in high enough concentration, harm humans, animals, vegetation or material. Substances include GASES; PARTICULATE MATTER; and volatile ORGANIC CHEMICALS.
A growth from a pollen grain down into the flower style which allows two sperm to pass, one to the ovum within the ovule, and the other to the central cell of the ovule to produce endosperm of SEEDS.
The mixture of gases present in the earth's atmosphere consisting of oxygen, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, and small amounts of other gases.
Fluids restored to the body in order to maintain normal water-electrolyte balance.
DIARRHEA occurring in infants from newborn to 24-months old.
An increased liquidity or decreased consistency of FECES, such as running stool. Fecal consistency is related to the ratio of water-holding capacity of insoluble solids to total water, rather than the amount of water present. Diarrhea is not hyperdefecation or increased fecal weight.
Therapy whose basic objective is to restore the volume and composition of the body fluids to normal with respect to WATER-ELECTROLYTE BALANCE. Fluids may be administered intravenously, orally, by intermittent gavage, or by HYPODERMOCLYSIS.
Miscellaneous agents found useful in the symptomatic treatment of diarrhea. They have no effect on the agent(s) that cause diarrhea, but merely alleviate the condition.
An international organization whose members include most of the sovereign nations of the world with headquarters in New York City. The primary objectives of the organization are to maintain peace and security and to achieve international cooperation in solving international economic, social, cultural, or humanitarian problems.
Phenomenon where BLOOD PRESSURE readings are elevated only when taken in clinical settings.
An autosomal dominant disorder showing decreased levels of plasma protein S antigen or activity, associated with venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. PROTEIN S is a vitamin K-dependent plasma protein that inhibits blood clotting by serving as a cofactor for activated PROTEIN C (also a vitamin K-dependent protein), and the clinical manifestations of its deficiency are virtually identical to those of protein C deficiency. Treatment with heparin for acute thrombotic processes is usually followed by maintenance administration of coumarin drugs for the prevention of recurrent thrombosis. (From Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 12th ed, p1511; Wintrobe's Clinical Hematology, 9th ed, p1523)
The capital is Seoul. The country, established September 9, 1948, is located on the southern part of the Korean Peninsula. Its northern border is shared with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
Individual members of North American ethnic groups with ancient historic ancestral origins in Asia.
A republic in eastern Africa, south of SUDAN and west of KENYA. Its capital is Kampala.
Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.
The level of governmental organization and function at the national or country-wide level.
Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.

Replicated evolution of trophic specializations in an endemic cichlid fish lineage from Lake Tanganyika. (1/50)

The current phylogenetic hypothesis for the endemic Lake Tanganyika cichlid fishes of the tribe Eretmodini is based solely on morphology and suggests that more complex trophic morphologies derived only once from a less specialized ancestral condition. A molecular phylogeny of eretmodine cichlids based on partial mitochondrial DNA cytochrome b and control-region sequences was used to reconstruct the evolutionary sequence of trophic adaptations and to test alternative models of morphological divergence. The six mitochondrial lineages found disagree with the current taxonomy and the morphology-based phylogeny. Mitochondrial lineages with similar trophic morphologies are not grouped monophyletically but are typically more closely related to lineages with different trophic phenotypes currently assigned to other genera. Our results indicate multiple independent origins of similar trophic specializations in these cichlids. A pattern of repeated divergent morphological evolution becomes apparent when the phylogeography of the mitochondrial haplotypes is analyzed in the context of the geological and paleoclimatological history of Lake Tanganyika. In more than one instance within Lake Tanganyika, similar morphological divergence of dentitional traits occurred in sympatric species pairs. Possibly, resource-based divergent selective regimes led to resource partitioning and brought about similar trophic morphologies independently and repeatedly.  (+info)

Dry supplementary feeding programmes: an effective short-term strategy in food crisis situations. (2/50)

Malnutrition is frequently a predominant problem in disasters, and supplementary feeding programmes (SFPs) are often set up in food emergencies. This review analyses the effectiveness of such programmes in crisis situations in Liberia, Burundi and Goma (Congo), concluding that it is feasible to enrol large numbers of children in SFPs and achieve proportions of recovery above 75% if these programmes are implemented as a short-term measure in emergency situations. However, satisfactory SFP results do not necessarily indicate improved nutritional status of the whole population.  (+info)

A comparative analysis of the cost-effectiveness of treatment based on parasitological and symptomatic screening for Schistosoma mansoni in Burundi. (3/50)

OBJECTIVES: To assess the cost-effectiveness of three alternative screening strategies in delivering treatment to patients presenting with symptoms suggestive of S. mansoni, using data collected from 17 PHCCs in the Rusizi Plain, Burundi. The three strategies were: (1) screening all symptomatic patients using a Kato-Katz smear and treating only the ones found positive; (2) treating all symptomatic patients or (3) treating only those presenting with symptoms of severe diarrhoea (blood in stool). METHODS: The database consisted of 41 051 visits of symptomatic patients to the 17 PHCCs during 1990. Effectiveness was measured as the number of infected patients treated (gold standard: 25-mg Kato-Katz smear). Cost-effectiveness ratios (CERs) (cost in US$ per infected patient treated) were used to compare the control strategies. Sensitivity analysis was performed to assess the effect of drug price and prevalence of infection on the CERs. RESULTS: The overall prevalence of S. mansoni infection was 9.5% (95% CI = 9.1%, 9.9%). Treating only those with severe symptoms of infection would have left 92% of infected patients untreated. Performing a Kato-Katz smear to confirm the diagnosis was more cost-effective than treating all symptomatic patients on a presumptive basis, with CERs of 4.2 US$ and 12.43 US$ per infected person treated, respectively. Sensitivity analysis showed that, for a cost of 0.99 US$ per dose of praziquantel, the Kato-Katz option remained the most cost-effective approach for prevalences under 76%. For a drug price of 0.21 US$ per dose, both strategies would have become equivalent. The latter value varied extensively per PHCC (range 0.17 US$ to 0.51 US$), due to the different prevalences of infection (range 0.5% to 34.3%). CONCLUSION: We found that using severe diarrhoea as an indicator for infection was not appropriate, and that screening symptomatic patients with the Kato-Katz method remained the most cost-effective approach in the given setting. The CER of treating all symptomatic patients on a presumptive basis depended very much on the drug price and the endemic level.  (+info)

Specificity of circulating antigen detection for schistosomiasis mansoni in Senegal and Burundi. (4/50)

The specificity of schistosome circulating antigen detection was determined in negative individuals from two S. mansoni- endemic countries, Senegal and Burundi, and compared with results from Dutch control individuals. A nearly absolute specificity was achieved for circulating anodic antigen (CAA) detection in serum, irrespective of the target population or sample pretreatment method. Circulating cathodic antigen (CCA) detection in serum and urine resulted in a lower specificity than serum CAA detection. Apparent large differences in specificity of CCA detection between countries were mainly due to pretreatment methods. Apparently, the alkaline/heating pretreatment method is not as effective as trichloroacetic acid (TCA)-pretreatment in removing (certain) interfering components, which may vary between populations. In view of the development of the urine CCA assay into a noninvasive screening test, a slightly lower specificity may still be acceptable. For precise epidemiological analyses the highly specific serum CAA assay remains the method of choice.  (+info)

Untruths and consequences: the false hypothesis linking CHAT type 1 polio vaccination to the origin of human immunodeficiency virus. (5/50)

A book published in 1999 hypothesized that the scientists who worked with the CHAT type 1 attenuated polio strain tested in the former Belgian Congo in the late 1950s had covertly prepared the vaccine in chimpanzee kidney cells contaminated with a simian immunodeficiency virus, which evolved into HIV-1 group M. This paper summarizes the results of the investigation conducted by the author to determine the legitimacy of the accusation. Testimony by eyewitnesses, documents of the time, epidemiological analysis, and ancillary phylogenetic, virologic and PCR data all concur to reject the hypothesis as false and without factual foundation.  (+info)

Postscript relating to new allegations made by Edward Hooper at The Royal Society Discussion Meeting on 11 September 2000. (6/50)

At The Royal Society Discussion Meeting, Origins of HIV and the AIDS epidemic, which this issue records, Edward Hooper added two new 'smoking guns' to the accusations published previously in The river. These were proposed as conclusive evidence for the hypothesis that simian immunodeficiency virus-contaminated CHAT polio vaccine caused the HIV-1 group M epidemic. We have investigated the facts in relation to these 'smoking guns'.  (+info)

The earliest cases of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 group M in Congo-Kinshasa, Rwanda and Burundi and the origin of acquired immune deficiency syndrome. (7/50)

The early cases of acquired immune deficiency syndrome and human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection in the 1960s and 1970s in Congo-Kinshasa (Zaire), Rwanda and Burundi are reviewed. These countries appear to be the source of the HIV-1 group M epidemic, which then spread outwards to neighbouring Tanzania and Uganda in the east, and Congo-Brazzaville in the west. Further spread to Haiti and onwards to the USA can be explained by the hundreds of single men from Haiti who participated in the UNESCO educational programme in the Congo between 1960 and 1975.  (+info)

An outbreak of measles in Tanzanian refugee camps. (8/50)

From March 2000 to May 2001, four camps in Kibondo District, Tanzania, hosting refugees from Burundi reported 1062 cases of measles, a highly infectious and potentially lethal disease. Of 1062 case-patients, 225 (21%) were <9 months old, 286 (27%) were 9 months to 5 years, 324 (31%) were 6-15 years, and 227 (21%) were >/=16 years old. No deaths were reported. Although, in accordance with Sphere Project guidelines for humanitarian emergencies, camp policy was to vaccinate all new arrivals aged 6 months to 15 years against measles, 152 (72%) of 210 newly arrived refugees in this age group were unvaccinated; 143 (94%) of the 152 had lived in the camp >/=1 month before rash onset. This investigation supports Sphere Project recommendations for wide age group vaccination and suggests that in some circumstances vaccination of refugees >15 years old may be beneficial.  (+info)

Following the announcement of the Ministry of Public Health and the Fight against AIDS that there is an upsurge in cases of Covid-19 in Burundi, the Burundi Red Cross Task Force has been deployed since Friday 08 January 2021 to reactivate its forces in order to block the road to the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. It was first in public places such as markets, car parks, churches and other places in the economic capital where messages to raise awareness of compliance with Covid-19 barrier measures resounded through the voice throwers of the Burundi Red Cross. It was also the distribution of water with chlorine so that people could wash their hands as many times as possible.. Following the announcement of the Ministry of Public Health and the Fight against AIDS that there is an upsurge in cases of Covid-19 in Burundi, the Burundi Red Cross Task Force has been deployed since Friday 08 January 2021 to reactivate its forces in order to block the road to the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. It was ...
Apply For Grant. The aim of the project in 2009 was to unify the previously conflicted peoples of Burundi. In planting 1,000,000 trees in the four provinces of Burundi, our Partners Network succeeded in making significant progress towards the unification of Hutu and Tutsi peoples.. The main goals of the project were to bring peace to Burundi and unify its people. Through the programme, more than 100,000 inhabitants of five provinces have benefitted from education programmes. In addition to these original aims of restoring peace to Burundi and the reintegration of historically conflicted peoples, the land has also been regenerated and there are now increased opportunities for generations to come. A legacy of Hutu and Tutsi peoples working together to create their own income and enhance their diet.. Background. One of the poorest African nations, Burundi has struggled to recover from generations of conflict between the Hutu and Tutsi peoples, the widespread Aids epidemic, and the decline of the ...
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Analysis - Although Burundi has experienced chronic instability of late, this mass grave is not connected to recent events. Not directly, anyway - although modern Burundi continues to be haunted by the ghosts of its troubled past.
At least 240 people were killed and more than 200,000 fled to neighbouring states during the ensuing violence.. Nkurunziza won a disputed election in July, since when there have been violent clashes between protesters and security forces in the capital, Bujumbura, and a series of targeted killings.. Reports of escalating political instability inside Burundi have prompted fears of a new exodus of refugees into neighbouring countries, which would push the current limits of the camps in western Tanzania to breaking point, agencies said.. Burundians in the camps are more vulnerable because they live in fragile emergency shelters, whereas Congolese refugees have sturdier ones because they have been in the camps for many years.. To reduce congestion in Nyarugusu, more than 50,000 refugees are gradually being moved to a second camp, Nduta, some 100 km north. A third camp, Mtendeli, is also planned.. There were mass killings in Burundi in 1993, and the countrys ethnic make-up mirrors that of ...
The premier League player Gael Bigirimana has agreed to play for the national team of Burundi. At least thats the information we owe to Constantine Mutima, known as an agent of the national team. If we are to believe the words of Constantine Mutima, Gael Bigirimana asked to be aligned on the sheet of the second leg Burundi-DRC in Kinshasa. For the first leg, he feared for his safety.. Gael Bigirimana is currently playing for the Newcastle United team B. He is back after a chaotic year in Scotland. Medical tests have revealed he has Hepatitis C. The Rangers staff had decided to reject it. Gael Bigirimana said he was aware of this disease, but unfortunately he did not know that it could curb his career.. Until then, the burundian football federation has not yet responded to the desire of Gael Bigirimana to defend the national colors. Similarly, the list of players that Burundi will line up to face the DRC is still not revealed. Wait and see…. Armand NISABWE. ...
Quantitative data on the onset and evolution of malaria epidemics are scarce. We review case studies from recent African Plasmodium falciparum epidemics (Kisii and Gucha Districts, Kenya, 1999; Kayanza Province, Burundi, 2000-2001; Aweil East, southern Sudan, 2003; Gutten and Damot Gale, Ethiopia, 2003-2004). We highlight possible epidemic risk factors and review delays in epidemic detection and response (up to 20 weeks), essentially due to poor case reporting and analysis or low use of public facilities. Epidemics lasted 15-36 weeks, and patients' age profiles suggested departures from classical notions of epidemic malaria everywhere but Burundi. Although emergency interventions were mounted to expand inpatient and outpatient treatment access, we believe their effects were lessened because of delays, insufficient evaluation of disease burden, lack of evidence on how to increase treatment coverage in emergencies, and use of ineffective drugs.
We recently investigated a suspected outbreak of epidemic typhus in a jail in Burundi. We tested sera of nine patients by microimmunofluorescence for antibodies to Rickettsia prowazekii and Rickettsia typhi. We also amplified and sequenced from lice gene portions specific for two R. prowazekii proteins: the gene encoding for citrate synthase and the gene encoding for the rickettsial outer membrane protein. All patients exhibited antibodies specific for R. prowazekii. Specific gene sequences were amplified in two lice from one patient. The patients had typical clinical manifestations, and two died. Molecular techniques provided a convenient and reliable means of examining lice and confirming this outbreak. The jail-associated outbreak predates an extensive ongoing outbreak of louse-borne typhus in central eastern Africa after civil war and in refugee camps in Rwanda, Burundi (1), and Zaire ...
Children with fever receiving antimalarial drugs (% of children under age 5 with fever) in Burundi was last measured at 17.20 in 2010, according to the World Bank. Malaria treatment refers to the percentage of children under age five who were ill with fever in the last two weeks and received any appropriate (locally defined) anti-malarial drugs.This page has the latest values, historical data, forecasts, charts, statistics, an economic calendar and news for Children with fever receiving antimalarial drugs (% of children under age 5 with fever) in Burundi.
Secondary education; vocational pupils (% female) in Burundi was last measured at 39.66 in 2013, according to the World Bank. Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training.This page has the latest values, historical data, forecasts, charts, statistics, an economic calendar and news for Secondary education - vocational pupils (% female) in Burundi.
The report Dairy Product Market in Burundi to 2021 offers the most up-to-date industry data on the actual market situation, and future outlook for dairy products in Burundi.
Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.)Moench), is a cereal crop close to maize and sugar cane. The crop originated in the Northeast part of Africa and has been an important crop in many dry areas of tropical countries. Sorghum is used for beverage and porridge for many people of Africa. Although sorghum is socially still an important cereal in Burundi, few studies have been undertaken on that crop. In a biodiversity management context, this study on sorghum was therefore set to characterize fifty landraces collected from seven provinces of Burundi and evaluated through morphological traits in two sites. The objectives of this study were to assess the phenotypic diversity and compare the pattern of distribution among landraces according to the ecological zones.. Five quantitative and sixteen qualitative traits were considered separately during the statistical analysis. Cluster analysis based on quantitative traits showed a wide range of diversity in the fifty sorghum landraces independently of the ...
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This paper presents key findings of the First Review for Burundi under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF). Economic growth in Burundi increased to 4.5 percent in 2008, mainly because of a good coffee harvest and more donor-financed projects. The economic outlook is generally positive but subject to risks arising from the security situation and the external environment. Performance under the PRGF-supported program has been broadly satisfactory. All quantitative and structural performance criteria at end-September 2008 were met, and structural reforms are proceeding.
Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany partnered with The First Lady of Burundi, H.E. Madam ANGELINE NDAYISHIMIYE, during a high-level meeting held between Dr Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation and Burundi First Lady.
Burundis first democratically elected president was assassinated in October 1993 after only 100 days in office, triggering widespread ethnic violence between Hutu and Tutsi factions. More than 200,000 Burundians perished during the conflict that spanned almost a dozen years. Hundreds of thousands of Burundians were internally displaced or became refugees in neighboring countries. An internationally brokered power-sharing agreement between the Tutsi-dominated government and the Hutu rebels in 2003 paved the way for a transition process that integrated defense forces, and established a new constitution and elected a majority Hutu government in 2005. The government of President Pierre NKURUNZIZA, who was reelected in 2010 and again in a disputed election in 2015, continues to face many political and economic challenges ...
In a case study of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda, this paper finds that bilateral real exchange rates revert to a long-term equilibrium in line with purchasing power parities, implying that these countries constitute an integrated trading zone, their markets are interdependent and arbitrage works efficiently, and intraregional competitiveness is preserved. These findings are partly explained by the flexibility of nominal exchange rates and prices and the absence of long-term productivity differences among these countries. To strengthen market integration, foster private sector development, and enhance growth prospects, the paper emphasizes the importance of increased trade, competitive labor markets, flexible exchange rates, and convergence of macroeconomic and structural policies.
The African Development Bank Group approved, on Wednesday, December 16, USD 138 million of loans and grants toward a project which will help develop the energy sector in Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda through the construction of the Ruzizi III Hydropower Plant and...
Reading Dancing in the Glory of Monsters: The Collapse of the Congo and the Great War of Africa. Rwanda looms large in the narrative. Out of curiosity I wanted to use Google Data Explorer to compare Rwanda to Burundi. The two nations are almost mirror images in various demographic statistics (e.g., ratio of Tutsi to Hutu, etc.), with the main difference between that Rwanda experienced a period of populist Hutu domination between the 1960s and the genocide.. Read More. ...
Cholera has killed dozens and infected some 3,000 Burundi refugees in Tanzania in a worsening epidemic, the United Nations says. Yiming Woo reports.}
UNHCR, 21 Dec 2015. KAMPALA, Dec. 18 (Xinhua) - Three emergencies in Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) and South Sudan have push the number of refugees and asylum seekers in Uganda to astronomical levels, forcing the east African country to look up to donors for support. Uganda is currently host to 51... Lire plus ...
<p>Food security in Burundi could be improved by new hybrid maize seeds, but only if the seeds are affordable to farmers, say researchers.</p>
Wounded patients often fear for their safety in medical facilities, so it is essential to create a place of sanctuary for them, where there is no discrimination, says Bruno Duchenne, MSF Head of Mission in Burundi. We treat anyone who is injured, whatever their politics.
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A cholera epidemic in Burundi, the longest in the small central African countrys history, has killed at least 17 people in 10 months, a top health official told AFP Monday.
In Ruyigi province, Burundi, MSF teams have carried out a large-scale indoor spraying campaign as a preventative measure to protect peoples homes from malaria.
Médecins Sans Frontières, member of the Campaign to End Fistula, set up the Gitega Fistula Centre within the Regional Hospital of Gitega, Burundi, in 2009 to provide high quality, multi-disciplinary care, free of charge, all year round. This report aims to reflect on the experience of setting-up, running and handing over such a fistula project.. ...
Since 2010, Burundi implemented its first nationwide Performance-Based Financing (PBF) program in 643 health centers and 54 hospitals. These health facilities were contracted and offered PBF payments based on the quantity and quality of health services achieved. Health facilities considered disadvantaged were offered an additional equity markup. The projects goal was to increase the utilization of health care services by pregnant mothers and children under five. Although, there was no impact evaluation to assess the effectiveness of the program, performance monitoring data showed positive results on both the quality and the quantity of care provided.. In 2014, additional financing supported the continuation and expansion of the original PBF program, while also adding nutrition and family planning services to the program. These additional services offered an opportunity to design an evaluation, which allowed to measure the effect of the nutritional package services embedded in the PBF program. ...
K-Ar ages on basaltic rock within the Malagarasian of Burundi and Bukoban of Tanzania are reported. Amygdaloidal lavas at the base of the Uha (Tanzania) and Mosso (Burundi) Groups are in stratigraphical continuity and give ages of 805 m.y. In Burundi, gabbros which intrude the underlying Musindozi Group (correlated with the Kigonero Flags of Tanzania) give ages of at least 890 m.y. The Kavumwe Group, which is continuous with the Bukoba Sandstone of Tanzania, is cut by quartz gabbros which are at least 1000 m.y. old. The correlation of the Kavumwe Group with the Nkoma Group which in Burundi is younger than the Musindozi Group is unsound, and this is confirmed by palaeomagnetic work which shows poles for the Bukoba Sandstone (= Kavumwe Gp), the Kigonero Flags (= Musindozi Gp), and the Gagwe Lavas and Manyovu Red Beds (= Mosso Gp) in that order on a polar wandering curve.. The Nkoma Gp is thus an independent formation situated between the Musindozi Group and Mosso Group in the time gap 890 to 805 ...
The east mountain versant smoothly links with the central high plateau region, which is crossed by lazy streamed big rivers. This round hills region is especially favorable for harvest, in particular in the heart of valleys, and for breeding, in the grassy heights. The Habitat is scattered but permanent, the traditional Rugo, a round hut with a fence, is bound to disappear. Rectangular clay huts, typical of the African landscape, replace it. The natural vegetal shelter has disappeared. Nevertheless some medicinal plants have been preserved. This region is the traditional Burundi. This is the Kings territory where their big domains, which they almost never left, were spread. In the past, most of the population was living round the present villages of Kayanza, Ngozi, Bukere, Muramvya and Gitega. Those were the places where the wealthy people were the mightiest and where the liege peace was most guaranteed. This was certainly one of the reasons why the population was so high in this region. ...
Provincial, communal services and local communities capacitated on disaster risks preparedness and responses management to ensure long term and sustainable emergency and reconstruction phase in Bugasera, Mumirwa and Imbo Lowlands regions, Republic of Burundi
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The value for Diarrhea treatment (% of children under 5 who received ORS packet) in Burundi was 37.80 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 24 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 37.80 in 2010 and a minimum value of 9.00 in 1986.. Definition: Percentage of children under age 5 with diarrhea in the two weeks preceding the survey who received oral rehydration salts (ORS packets or pre-packaged ORS fluids).. Source: UNICEF, State of the Worlds Children, Childinfo, and Demographic and Health Surveys.. See also:. ...
Burundi imported Paper, paperboard, cellulose wadding or fibres; articles n.e.s. in heading no. 4823 from Kenya ($51.64K , 24,346 Kg), Netherlands ($17.32K , 1,170 Kg), China ($8.09K , 12,897 Kg), Italy ($3.52K , 240 Kg), United Arab Emirates ($2.21K , 2,809 Kg ...
Cedric is one of three youth advocates who attended the 70th World Health Assembly, and a young man living with HIV from Burundi.
When Thai artificial limb technique reaches as far away land as Burundi (Reported By ASTV Manager Online (22 October 2009) Mr. Prakob Kaewma, age 40, the amputee who becomes a prostheses technician. Over the past 17 years, the Prostheses Foundation under the Patronage of Her Royal Highness the late Princess Mother (Sri Nagarindra) has provided free service in making artificial legs for poor and often disadvantaged handicaps who lost their legs regardless of nationality, ethnicity or
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In Burundi, Cordaid focuses on sexual & reproductive health, maternal & infantile health, gender based violence and women leadership.
​​​​​​​BURUNDIS constitutional court will decide who takes over as interim leader following the sudden death this week of President Pierre Nkurunziza, the government said in a statement on Thursday.
Yowli Burundi promotes female leadership in the fight against abuse and violence perpetuated to young women while promoting sexual and reproductive health rights.. ...
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BUJUMBURA, July 31- Burundis government on Thursday rejected reports the ruling party is carrying out a crackdown against the opposition ahead of election - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
Sensibilité in vivo de Plasmodium-falciparum à la chloroquine et sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (Fansidar) au Burundi (Nyanza-Lac ...
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Burundi - Analysis of the factors of risk, damage assessment, and proposals for sustainable recovery and reconstruction (Francês, Inglês)
NAIROBI, April 2 (Reuters) - Burundi accepts the United Nations security council's resolution to send in police, the foreign affairs minister told Reuters on...
The origins of the Tutsi and Hutu peoples is a major issue in the histories of Rwanda and Burundi, as well as the Great Lakes region of Africa. While the Hutu are the largest social group in Rwanda, (although in racialist ideology originally introduced by European colonizers, the Tutsi were often identified as a separate race and also foreign, that settled amongst and intermarried with the Hutu, a Bantu group that had arrived in the region earlier, during the Bantu expansion).[citation needed] The relationship between the two modern populations is thus, in many ways, derived from the perceived origins and claim to Rwandan-ness. The largest conflicts related to this question were the Rwandan genocide, the Burundian genocide, and the First and Second Congo Wars. Ugandan scholar Mahmoud Mamdani identifies at least four distinct foundations for studies that support the distinct difference between Hutu and Tutsi school of thought: phenotype, genotype, cultural memory of inhabitants of Rwanda, and ...
This study investigated the impact of violent experiences during childhood, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and appetitive aggression on everyday violent behavior in Burundian females with varying participation in war. Moreover, group differences in trauma-related and aggression variables were expected. Appetitive aggression describes the perception of violence perpetration as fascinating and appealing and is a common phenomenon in former combatants. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 157 females, either former combatants, supporters of armed forces or civilians during the civil war in Burundi. The PTSD Symptom Scale Interview was used to assess PTSD symptom severity, the Appetitive Aggression Scale to measure appetitive aggression and the Domestic and Community Violence Checklist to assess both childhood maltreatment and recent aggressive behavior. Former combatants had experienced more traumatic events, perpetrated more violence and reported higher levels of appetitive aggression than
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How Dysentery Effects Children. Dysentery is one of the oldest known gastrointestinal disorders, having been described as early as the Peloponnesian War in the fifth century B.C. Dysentery is an inflammatory disorder of the intestine, especially of the colon, that results in severe diarrhea containing mucus, pus (infection), fever, and often times blood in the feces , abdominal pain, and in some cases vomiting. Certain forms of dysentery are highly infectious.. Dysentery is a very common and serious disease that occurs throughout the world, and is an especially prevalent disease in third world countries and developing nations. Since 1991, dysentery epidemics have occurred in eight countries in Southern and Central Africa [Angola, Burundi, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Zambia]. In third world countries and in developing nations dysentery is more often than not fatal if left untreated. Epidemic dysentery is a major problem among refugee populations, where ...
The New Times Publications SARL is a registered Rwandan private media outlet with hitherto publishes in English.It was established just less than years after the end of the 1994 Rwanda genocide and the return of over a million Rwanda refugees from mainly neighboring countries of Uganda , Burundi , Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC then Zaire ), Tanzania and Kenya . Many of these returnees were English speakers besides their native Kinyarwanda, a factor that could largely be attributed to the fact that TNT publishes in English. History shows that there had never been an English news paper in Rwanda before TNT.
The New Times Publications SARL is a registered Rwandan private media outlet with hitherto publishes in English.It was established just less than years after the end of the 1994 Rwanda genocide and the return of over a million Rwanda refugees from mainly neighboring countries of Uganda , Burundi , Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC then Zaire ), Tanzania and Kenya . Many of these returnees were English speakers besides their native Kinyarwanda, a factor that could largely be attributed to the fact that TNT publishes in English. History shows that there had never been an English news paper in Rwanda before TNT.
This blog marks the beginning of our series that explores the state of the nation in Rwanda, twenty years on from the genocide of 1994. It explores the social, political and economic progress made and the challenges that remain. Tom Goodfellow starts us off by exploring an angle that is often missed in analyses of the country: the urban question. Tom is a Lecturer in the department of Town and Regional Planning, at the University of Sheffield. His research on Rwandas urban transition was recently published as part of a special issue in the Journal of East African Studies, which you can access for free during April and June. The future will be urban. So much about Rwandas path ahead is unknown, yet this seems certain. The shift towards a more urbanised society is already well underway - despite the fact it remains one of the worlds least urbanised countries, Rwanda has a significantly higher proportion of people in cities and towns than neighbouring Uganda and Burundi and its urban population ...
Rwanda, with Kigali as capital, has beautiful countryside views and a very varied fauna. It is best known however for the rare silverback mountain gorillas. Rwanda is a country of hills, lakes, rivers and wide savannahs and is situated between Burundi, Tanzania, Uganda and Congo. It is visited for its natural beauty. In the east of Rwanda, for example, there is the Akagera National Park, which is inhabited by lions, elephants and hippopotamuses. In the west, you can relax, sunbathe and go swimming in Lake Kivu.. ...
Rwanda, Uganda, Burundi and their proxy militias are the primary exploiters of coltan in the Congo. In an 18 month period Rwanda made $250 million as a result of exploitation of coltan in the Congo. Although Rwanda and Uganda possess little or no coltan, during the period of the war in the Congo, their exports escalated exponentially. For example, Rwandas coltan export went from less than 50 tons in 1995 to almost 250 tons in 1998. Zero cassiterite was transported from the Congo to Uganda in 1998, however by 2000 151 drums were transported.. The United Nations notes in its 2001 report on the Illegal Exploitation of Natural Resources in the congo that The consequences of illegal exploitation has been twofold: (a)massive availability of financial resources for the Rwandan Patriotic Army, and the individual enrichment of top Ugandan military commanders and civilians; (b) the emergence of of illegal networks headed by either top military officers or businessmen. ...
Established as an official Belgian colony in 1908, the then-Republic of the Congo gained its independence in 1960, but its early years were marred by political and social instability. Col. Joseph MOBUTU seized power and declared himself president in a November 1965 coup. He subsequently changed his name - to MOBUTU Sese Seko - as well as that of the country - to Zaire. MOBUTU retained his position for 32 years through several sham elections, as well as through brutal force. Ethnic strife and civil war, touched off by a massive inflow of refugees in 1994 from fighting in Rwanda and Burundi, led in May 1997 to the toppling of the MOBUTU regime by a rebellion backed by Rwanda and Uganda and fronted by Laurent KABILA. KABILA renamed the country the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), but in August 1998 his regime was itself challenged by a second insurrection again backed by Rwanda and Uganda. Troops from Angola, Chad, Namibia, Sudan, and Zimbabwe intervened to support KABILAs regime. In ...
Established as an official Belgian colony in 1908, the then-Republic of the Congo gained its independence in 1960, but its early years were marred by political and social instability. Col. Joseph MOBUTU seized power and declared himself president in a November 1965 coup. He subsequently changed his name - to MOBUTU Sese Seko - as well as that of the country - to Zaire. MOBUTU retained his position for 32 years through several sham elections, as well as through brutal force. Ethnic strife and civil war, touched off by a massive inflow of refugees in 1994 from fighting in Rwanda and Burundi, led in May 1997 to the toppling of the MOBUTU regime by a rebellion backed by Rwanda and Uganda and fronted by Laurent KABILA. He renamed the country the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), but in August 1998 his regime was itself challenged by a second insurrection again backed by Rwanda and Uganda. Troops from Angola, Chad, Namibia, Sudan, and Zimbabwe intervened to support KABILAs regime. In January ...
In 1959, three years before independence from Belgium, the majority ethnic group, the Hutus, overthrew the ruling Tutsi king. Over the next several years, thousands of Tutsis were killed, and some 150,000 driven into exile in neighboring countries. The children of these exiles later formed a rebel group, the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF), and began a civil war in 1990. The war, along with several political and economic upheavals, exacerbated ethnic tensions, culminating in April 1994 in a state-orchestrated genocide, in which Rwandans killed up to a million of their fellow citizens, including approximately three-quarters of the Tutsi population. The genocide ended later that same year when the predominantly Tutsi RPF, operating out of Uganda and northern Rwanda, defeated the national army and Hutu militias, and established an RPF-led government of national unity. Approximately 2 million Hutu refugees - many fearing Tutsi retribution - fled to neighboring Burundi, Tanzania, Uganda, and former ...
In 1959, three years before independence from Belgium, the majority ethnic group, the Hutus, overthrew the ruling Tutsi king. Over the next several years, thousands of Tutsis were killed, and some 150,000 driven into exile in neighboring countries. The children of these exiles later formed a rebel group, the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF), and began a civil war in 1990. The war, along with several political and economic upheavals, exacerbated ethnic tensions, culminating in April 1994 in a state-orchestrated genocide, in which Rwandans killed up to a million of their fellow citizens, including approximately three-quarters of the Tutsi population. The genocide ended later that same year when the predominantly Tutsi RPF, operating out of Uganda and northern Rwanda, defeated the national army and Hutu militias, and established an RPF-led government of national unity. Approximately 2 million Hutu refugees - many fearing Tutsi retribution - fled to neighboring Burundi, Tanzania, Uganda, and former ...
The refugee problem remains a global challenge with over 25.9 & 3.5 million refugees and asylum seekers respectively (António Vitorino, 2020). Out of which, over 52% are under 18 years of age. This has strained economies of various host countries in the world. Refugees flee from their countries of origin due to conflicts, persecution and disaster to seek refuge in countries they consider to be secure.. Uganda is currently host to 1,411,098 refugees and asylum seekers from different countries in the Great Lakes region (UNHCR, 2020). The majority come from South Sudan (873,741), Democratic Republic of Congo (409,882), Burundi (48,119), Somalia (4,018) and Rwanda (17,383). Other nationalities account for 21,792 refugees and asylum seekers. Many more continue coming with about 199 received daily. They are received by Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) in Uganda and supported by UNHCR in aspects of livelihood, education and protections among others. Despite the support given, that given in the name ...
Opinion - Ethiopia is the largest refugee hosting country in Africa. Close to a million refugees are housed in the country so far. The largest number of refugee is from South Sudan, Somalia and Eritrea, which totals more than 800,000 as of 2016. The rest are from Yemen, Sudan, Djibouti, Kenya, Burundi, Rwanda, Congo etc.
S: ITP project. FC: Tanzania , By: Roberta Garza, Paloma Serrato and Daniela Garza , Tanzania. 1: Location , The location of Tanzania is in the eastern part of Africa has a latitude and longitude reading of 6 00 South and 35 00 East.. 2: Tanzanias neighbors , Tanzania, Angulu Bwana, 79, Postal Code 437463. 3: Countries border Tanzania are: Kenya, Burundi, Congo, Zambia, Mozambique, Malawi, Rwanda. Tanzania was the first African nation to use the popular African song God Bless Africa as its anthem, in 1961 when it was Tanganyika, and was retained after union with Zanzibar in 1964.God Bless Africa Bless its leaders. Let Wisdom Unity and Peace be the shield of Africa and its people, grant eternal Freedom and unit to its sons and daughters. God Bless Tanzania and its People. It talks about God blessing Tanzania and its children, keeping it safe with Peace and happiness. , Flag , official National Anthem. 4: Tanzanias language are Swahili or Kiswahili (official), Kiunguja (name for Swahili ...
Today, April 25th, Management Sciences for Health (MSH) joins the global community marking World Malaria Day. Sustain Gains, Save Lives: Invest in Malaria -- the theme of this years World Malaria Day -- recognizes this crucial juncture in the global fight against malaria.. Significant gains have been made in the last ten years; since 2000, malaria mortality rates have decreased 25 percent globally, and 33 percent in Africa. However, progress could be reversed unless malaria continues to be a priority for global, regional, and national decision-makers and donors.. Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo), South Sudan, and Uganda are among several MSH countries commemorating World Malaria Day with malaria awareness activities and events, including health talk sessions at football (soccer) games and drama activities with kids. ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Immunohistochemical diagnosis of typhus rickettsioses using an anti- lipopolysaccharide monoclonal antibody. AU - Walker, David H.. AU - Feng, Hui Min. AU - Ladner, Stephen. AU - Billings, Adrian N.. AU - Zaki, Sherif R.. AU - Wear, Douglas J.. AU - Hightower, Barbara. PY - 1997/10/1. Y1 - 1997/10/1. N2 - A monoclonal antibody directed against an epitope on the lipopolysaccharide of typhus-group rickettsiae was developed for the purpose of detecting this heat-stable, proteinase-resistant antigen in formalin- fixed, paraffin-embedded tissues. Rickettsia prowazekii organisms were identified in endothelium and macrophages in sections of the brains of three Egyptian men who died of epidemic louse-borne typhus in Cairo during World War II and in the brain from a recent case of typhus fever acquired in Burundi. R. typhi organisms were identified in endothelial cells from a fatal case of murine typhus and in experimentally infected mice. This approach is applicable not only to the study ...
On Saturday, a ship waiting to enter the Kenyan port city of Mombasa wandered into a restricted area and dropped its anchor, inadvertently |a href=http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203833004577249434081658686.html|severing a major undersea Internet and phone link|/a| to East Africa. This kind of thing happens from time to time, but Saturdays incident represents a particular stroke of bad timing. The cable severed was already overworked, rerouting data from three other cables that were accidentally severed a week prior in the Red Sea. All said, these fiber-optic channels are the backbone of East Africas telecommunications infrastructure. Now one single undersea fiber-optic link is left to carry the entire load for all of East Africa, slowing internet connections in Rwanda, Kenya, Burundi, Ethiopia, Tanzania, and South Sudan by 20 percent until repairs are made, a process that could take weeks. Before plugging into the high-capacity subsea fiber optic network three years ago, most Internet
The Eastern chimpanzee is found in the rainforests of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda. There is also a small population in Burundi and there may still be some chimpanzees in Central African Republic and South Sudan, bu
Nov 06, 2013 Good Governance Africa last week published several stories relating to health in Africa (11/1). Among others, the stories include an article examining the dangers of vaccine defiance (Vegter, 11/1). The publication also includes a review of Africas progress in reducing deaths from HIV/AIDS-related illnesses, malaria and tuberculosis (Nkomo, 11/1). A third article looks at food and nutrition insecurity in Burundi (Jobson, 11/1). Yet another article examines the issue of counterfeit drugs across the continent (Whitehead, 11/1).. ...
Enhancing community resilience in Lake Cyohoha Catchment, Bugesera Region (Burundi/Rwanda) Prepared for presentation during the WACDEP Global Technical Coordin…
The health legacy project is implemented in five African countries; Burundi, Sierra Leone and South Sudan, Nigeria and Kenya. By August 2019 the project had completed two years of implementation. The project addresses the issue of gender justice, promotes equitable social norms and institutions, and improves accountability by building the agency of citizens. Evidence has shown the project to have positive impacts on lives of our beneficiaries and their communities. This includes improved resilience of families and communities, especially those in fragile and resource-challenged settings. They are better prepared in terms of ability to anticipate, identify, and respond to health risks ...
The health legacy project is implemented in five African countries; Burundi, Sierra Leone and South Sudan, Nigeria and Kenya. By August 2019 the project had completed two years of implementation. The project addresses the issue of gender justice, promotes equitable social norms and institutions, and improves accountability by building the agency of citizens. Evidence has shown the project to have positive impacts on lives of our beneficiaries and their communities. This includes improved resilience of families and communities, especially those in fragile and resource-challenged settings. They are better prepared in terms of ability to anticipate, identify, and respond to health risks ...
In 2010, she was elected to the National Assembly on mainland Tanzania. Then president Jakaya Kikwete appointed her as the Minister of State for Union Affairs.. She holds university qualifications from Tanzania, Britain and United States. The mother of four has spoken publicly to encourage Tanzanian women and girls to pursue their dreams.. I may look polite, and do not shout when speaking, but the most important thing is that everyone understands what I say and things get done as I say, Hassan said in a speech last year.. She is among a very small circle of women to lead East African nations. Burundi briefly had an acting female president in 1993, while both Mauritius and Ethiopia have had women appointed to the ceremonial role of president.. Vanguard News Nigeria. The post Tanzanias Samia Hassan to make history as first female president appeared first on Vanguard News.. ...
Founder and President of Femmes Africa Solidarité (FAS) and the African Union Commission (AUC) Chairpersons Special Envoy on Women, Peace and Security. It is now seventeen years since the adoption of the landmark United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325, that put women at the forefront of the global peace and security agenda. Yet women and girls continue to suffer the brunt of violence in conflict-affected countries in Africa. The abduction of more than 200 girls by Boko Haram from Chibok in Nigeria was perhaps the most telling illustration of how violence is unleashed on women and girls in times of conflict. But the truth is, violence against women continues unabated in countries like Burundi, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan.. Deeply concerned with this continued scourge, the same year as the Chibok girls were abducted, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission appointed me as Special Envoy on Women, Peace and Security. I was given ...
Cameroon is a member of a constituency comprised of the following countries: Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Congo DR, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Sao Tome and Principe ...
RCRC National Societies of a long history supporting measles elimination and rubella reduction goals. American Red Cross is a founding partner of the Measles & Rubella Initiative; which aims to reach the measles and rubella elimination goals outlined in the Global Vaccine Action Plan 2011-2020. Numerous National Societies, including in Benin, Burundi, Malawi, Indonesia, Mozambique and Kenya support social mobilization, logistics, and coordination efforts for measles vaccination campaigns.. ...
Half-time during a football match is normally a time to rest and re-strategize, but in Bugabira its the start of a community discussion - a debate around issues affecting their communities, including conflict. It starts with a drama and is followed by a debate and dialogue about the themes addressed in the skit, including social conflict.. It is the perfect time to have the conversation because you have the crowds gathered for the same cause, and you have everyones attention, says Genevieve Niyonkuru, the club leader.. Bugabira is one of the communities affected by the ongoing insecurity and political instability in Burundi since April 2015, and these debates are providing a forum for peaceful dialogue among affected communities.. Organized and led by young people, the community dialogues are one of UNICEFs C4D approaches for bringing entire communities together to address the social drivers of conflict. Although youngpeople are most affected by the conflict, they do not create the ...
Jolkona has 15 projects that support the environment. For as little as $5, you can plant 50 trees in countries like Burundi, Ethiopia, and Haiti. To date, the Jolkona community has planted over 18,000 trees worldwide. How many more can we plant by the end of Earth Day?. In addition to planting trees, we have 4 projects for less than $100 that work towards ensuring environmental sustainability:. Teach Water Conservation to Costa Rican Youth - This is one of my personal favorite environmental projects that Jolkona offers as it combines two things: education and the environment. Through the Water Guards Program, students in Costa Rica learn about water conservation and how to teach what they learn to their peers and lead their community at school how to reduce unnecessary and wasteful water consumption. Talk about an amazing project!. Want to see this project in action? Last year, two Jolkona team members visited this project and saw its impact first hand. Conserve African Rainforests †...
Rickettsia africae, a recently identified pathogen, was detected for the first time in Amblyomma ticks from Niger, Mali, Burundi, and Sudan, and "R. mongolotimonae" was identified for the first time in Africa. Rickettsiae of unknown pathogenicity and two new ehrlichiae of the Ehrlichia canis group were identified in ticks from Mali and Niger.
Delivering her annual report to members of the ICC in The Hague on Monday, chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said she would decide imminently whether to ask judges for permission to launch a full-blown investigation as to whether US military forces and CIA operatives may have committed war crimes in Afghanistan through the cruel or violent interrogation of detainees.. Bensouda said the Taliban, Afghan government forces and U.S. troops as well as the CIA all appeared to have carried out war crimes. At least 61 detainees were subjected to torture (and) cruel treatment by US armed forces in Afghanistan between May 1, 2003, and December 31, 2014, according to ICC initial findings.. Since the establishment of the ICC, the war crimes court has been accused of only targeting African leaders.. Last month, Gambia has become the third country after South Africa and Burundi to leave the ICC. The West African nation notified the UN on Monday that its withdrawal would take effect from November next ...
by. BOLIVIA, BURUNDI, CANADA, CHILE, COLOMBIA, DENMARK, GHANA, ICELAND, NAMIBIA, NETHERLANDS, NEW ZEALAND, ROMANIA, SWITZERLAND, URUGUAY AND VENEZUELA. Whereas, the World Meteorological Organization has concluded that methyl bromide is highly destructive to the ozone layer, and that the 1994 Scientific Assessment Panel concluded that the elimination of methyl bromide is the single most significant step Governments can take to reduce future ozone loss,. Whereas, it is also clear that methyl bromide is highly toxic to workers, public health, and the global ecosystem,. Whereas, TEAP 1994 and 1997 reports have identified a wide range of economically viable alternatives to methyl bromide in both industrialized and developing countries,. Whereas, a recent report by Environment Canada has estimated the global economic benefits associated with reduced UV-B exposure to be $459 billion by 2060,. Whereas, the tenth anniversary Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol failed to adopt a phase-out ...
We visited with Rector Buconyori, who is the President of th Hope Africa University and President of the Free Methodist Church in Burundi who was kind, cordial and very welcoming. The difference in the Churchs approach to donating wheel chairs is VERY DIFFERENT. They focus on serving the poor. They send in a team of Physical Therapists from the U.S. who train other Physical Therapists from the chosen country, to know how to fit the individual to the chair. Then each individual is fit to the chair which is donated without cost. When a chair actually is measured and fits the individual, it keeps many life threateniing injuries and infection from harming the person using the wheelchair ...
For the past twenty years, Dr. Elahi has been an advocate for issues surrounding global health. Currently, he serves as Director of International Affairs at the Virtue Foundation, an NGO in special consultative status to the Economic and Social Council at the United Nations. In this capacity, he has organized and led multiple missions to various countries around the world, including Mongolia, Liberia, Burundi, Cambodia, Tonga, El Salvador, and Ghana, providing surgical care and training while seeking to improve the delivery of local healthcare. For the past several years, Dr. Elahi has led an academic consortium of data scientists to leverage data analytics with the goal of directing care to resource-poor regions around the globe ...
Melissa studies digital and social media, international communication, and news media literacy. Melissa has a particular interest in media produced in and about Africa and has conducted research in Kenya, Ghana, and Burundi. She is currently working on research about misinformation and media literacy in Kenya. Melissa teaches courses that focus on social and digital media for
Join Bernard-Henri Lévy, celebrated philosopher, activist and filmmaker, for a lively discussion on the philosophy of activism, international engagement and why committing oneself to others is not a choice but a moral requirement. Bernard-Henri Lévy answered the call of famed French writer and statesman André Malraux to support Bangladesh in the fight for independence and against genocide. Since then Lévy has filmed and given a voice to millions from Bosnia, Darfur and Colombia to Sri Lanka, Burundi, the Nuba Mountains, Pakistan, Libya, Afghanistan and most recently, Kurdistan. To engage in a lively discussion and learn more about Bernard-Henri Lévys journey of activism ...
During the sixtieth session of the United Nations General Assembly (Second Committee, Agenda item 52), IIMSAM initiated a revised draft resolution on the Use of Spirulina to combat hunger and malnutrition and help achieve sustainable development which was submitted by: Burundi, Cameroon, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua and Paraguay. As a follow-up on this resolution, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) was requested to prepare a draft position on Spirulina. FAOs report was presented in 2008 and includes the following recommendations.... ...
During the sixtieth session of the United Nations General Assembly (Second Committee, Agenda item 52), IIMSAM initiated a revised draft resolution on the Use of Spirulina to combat hunger and malnutrition and help achieve sustainable development which was submitted by: Burundi, Cameroon, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua and Paraguay. As a follow-up on this resolution, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) was requested to prepare a draft position on Spirulina. FAOs report was presented in 2008 and includes the following recommendations.... ...
Martín, María P. & Hanna Johannesson. Battarea phalloides and B. stevenii, insight into a long-standing taxonomic puzzle. Mycotaxon 76: 67-75. 2000.. ABSTRACT: Two species of Battarrea Pers., B. phalloides and B. stevenii, have been cited in Europe. According to some authors, B. phalloides has a gelatinous volva and smaller basidiomata than B. stevenii. However, other authors consider that these characters are not enough to separate the taxa at the species level, and consider B. stevenii a synonym of B. phalloides. The main purpose of this work was to try to resolve the boundaries between the two taxa, not only based on macroscopic and microscopic characters, but also through molecular techniques. Thirty-five basidiomata from different geographical areas (Austria, Burundi, France, Hungary, Italy, Mexico, Spain) were examined to define the macroscopic and microscopic characters. The collections were investigated with regard to basidioma size, presence or absence of gelatinous hyphae in the ...
Burundi Butterflies Imp. Souvenir Sheet of 4 stamps Butterflies are insects in the macrolepidopteran clade Rhopalocera from the order Lepidoptera, which also includes moths. Adult butterflies have large, often brightly coloured wings, and conspicuous, fluttering flight. The group comprises the large superfamily Papilio
País: ARGENTINA (ARGENTINA, BUENOS AIRES, CAPITAL FEDERAL, CHACO, CORDOBA, SAN LUIS) País: BELICE (BELICE, COROZAL, TOLEDO) País: BOLIVIA (COCHABAMBA, LA PAZ, SANTA CRUZ) País: BRASIL (AMAZONAS, PARA, PARANA, PORTO ALEGRE, PORTO VELHO, RONDONIA, SANTA CATARINA) País: BURUNDI (BUBANZA) País: COLOMBIA (BOLIVAR, CHOCO, CUNDINAMARCA, LA GUAJIRA, MAGDALENA, NARIÑO, RISARALDA, SANTANDER, TOLIMA, VALLE DEL CAUCA) País: COSTA RICA (ALAJUELA, CARTAGO, GUANACASTE, HEREDIA, HEREDIA-ALAJUELA, LIMON, PUNTARENAS, SAN JOSE) País: CUBA País: CULTIVADA EN ESTADOS UNIDOS País: ECUADOR (GUAYAQUIL, GUAYAS, MANABI) País: EL SALVADOR (AHUACHAPAN, LA LIBERTAD, SAN SALVADOR, SAN VICENTE, SONSONATE) País: ESTADOS UNIDOS DE AMERICA (ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA, COLORADO, FLORIDA, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, KANSAS, KENTUCKY, MICHIGAN, MISSOURI, NEBRASKA, NEVADA, NEW MÉXICO, NEW YORK, NORTH CAROLINA, OHIO, OKLAHOMA, OREGON, TEXAS, UTAH, VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN) País: FRANCIA País: GUADALUPE País: GUATEMALA (ALTA ...
A Medecins Sans Frontieres clinic in Makhanga providing Malaria treatment drugs to local people, many of whom now have malaria, as a result of the drying up flood waters providing ideal breeding grounds for mosquitoes. January 2015 saw a three day period of excessive rain which brought unprecedented floods to the African country of Malawi. It displaced nearly quarter of a million people, devastated 64,000 hectares of land, and killed several hundred people. - Stock Video Clip K005/1840
A Medecins Sans Frontieres clinic in Makhanga with anti malarial drugs to treat local people, many of whom now have malaria, as a result of the drying up flood waters providing ideal breeding grounds for mosquitoes. In mid January 2015, a three day period of excessive rain brought unprecedented floods to the African country of Malawi. It displaced nearly quarter of a million people, devastated 64,000 hectares of land, and killed several hundred people. - Stock Video Clip K005/1728
Dr Severin Kabakama (MD Dar) is Assistant Project Officer (Early Child Development) in the Western Tanzania Refugee Program, UNICEF Kasulu Field Office. He has worked for twelve years as medical officer in Tanzania (of which 5 year have been spent with the Rwandese, Congolese and Burundian refugee programs in Western Tanzania). In 1998, UNICEF initiated a supplementary feeding program for pregnant women in the Kigoma/Kagera refugee program of Western Tanzania. The programme which is still ongoing was implemented in order to reduce the prevalence of low birth weight and improve pregnancy outcome. Prevalence of low birth weight in the camps at the start of the intervention was 30% (Low Birth Weight is defined as weighing less than 2500g at birth). The main causes of LBW are malaria, HIV infection, worm infestation and lack of adequate nutrient intake during pregnancy. Women enrolled in the programme are given a dry takehome ration from the second trimester (from 16 weeks gestation age) to ...
Burundi and Rwanda[edit]. In Burundi and Rwanda, most, if not all surnames have God in it, for example Hakizimana (meaning God ...
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In 1996, he became the first Olympic medalist from Burundi by winning the 5000 metres at the 1996 Summer Olympics. He had only ... Born in Vugizo, in southern Burundi, Niyongabo won a silver medal in the 1500 m at the 1992 World Junior Championships and also ... Kwizera had been unable to compete in the 1988 and 1992 Olympics since Burundi did not have a National Olympic Committee at the ... Peace and Sport "Burundi's First Olympics End With a Gold Medal", New York Times, August 4, 1996. ...
... is one of the 18 provinces of Burundi. Located in the eastern part of the country, the province covers an area ... They are distributed as follows: CNDD-FDD - 2, FRODEBU - 1, UPRONA - 1. "Burundi". The World Factbook. CIA. Retrieved 3 April ... won a majority of the 125 seats followed by the Front for Democracy in Burundi (FRODEBU) and Union for National Progress ( ... of Gisagara Commune of Kigamba Commune of Mishiha Direct Communal and National Assembly elections were held throughout Burundi ...
"Government of Burundi". Embassy of the Republic of Burundi in Ankara. 24 August 2015. Retrieved 21 February 2021. "Burundi". ... She is President of the National Women's Forum (FNF). Janvière Ndirahisha was born in 1966 in Burundi. She was educated at the ... Ndirahisha was elected President of Burundi's new National Women's Forum in 2013. In August 2015 Ndirahisha was announced as ... Nita Bhalla (4 July 2018). "Burundi school ban on expectant teens 'skewed' against girls' education". Reuters.. ...
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... who recorded Les tambours du Burundi (The Drums of Burundi) in 1983. As sacred objects, the drums were much more than simple ... When Burundi gained independence from Belgium in 1962, the karyenda was the symbol on the national flag and its coat of arms ... It was the main symbol of Burundi and its Mwami (King) and had semi-divine status. The Mwami was said to interpret the beatings ... These were a tight network of high places, as well as centres of political and religious power in pre-colonial Burundi. The ...
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The only nations exceeding Thailand's death toll were Liberia; Saint Lucia (population: 178,000); Burundi; Zimbabwe; Dominican ...
Laureate The inaugural Aurora Prize was awarded to Marguerite Barankitse from Burundi. Barankitse chose Fondation Jean-Francois ...
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It had a big Arab (Sharji/Azri) presence before Burundi's independence in 1962. Brinkhoff, Thomas. "Burundi". City Population. ... Rumonge is the capital of Rumonge Province, Burundi, and is located on the shores of Lake Tanganyika. The 2008 census recorded ... 29.433 v t e Rumonge is located at 50 km of Bujumbura the Capital of Burundi. ... a population of 35,931 in Rumonge, making it Burundi's fourth largest city. ...
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It is native to Bangladesh; Burundi; Côte d'Ivoire; Equatorial Guinea; Ethiopia; India (Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, ...
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"Burundi soon withdrawing its troops from Somalia…". IWACU-Burundi.org. Retrieved 13 July 2017. Havyarimana, M. (2017) 'Burundi ... "AMISOM Burundi contingent rotation deferred". IWACU-Burundi.org. Retrieved 13 July 2017. "Burundi: AMISOM Unknowns". 8 November ... with Burundi an extra 850. In March 2011 Burundi sent 1,000 extra soldiers to AMISOM, bringing the total number of Burundi ... But subsequently the Burundi contingent increased to a six battalion force. The Burundi force commitment is frequently cited as ...
The country of Burundi is at grave risk for a possible civil war, if violence is not stopped. The civilians of Burundi face the ... The citizens of Burundi are being harmed through mass atrocity crimes due to targeted killings, widespread violations and ... "Burundi". www.globalr2p.org. Retrieved 2016-04-25. "Bachelet urges States with the power and influence to end starvation, ... This police force has been rejected by Burundi. With the current armed conflict in Yemen, many civilians are facing mass ...
These are the countries from which the crested porcupine is known: Algeria; Benin; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Cameroon; Central ...
Hamann, Hartmut; Berger, Antje C. (2019). "Burundi". In Minnerop, Petra; Wolfrum, Rüdiger; Lachenmann, Frauke (eds.). ...
Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Togo (?), Burundi. Musina, South Africa. Male molting to sub-adult Female sub-adult with ...
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It is native to the southern half of Africa where it is present in Angola; Botswana; Burundi; Comoros; Democratic Republic of ...
Burundi, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda have yet to sign and ratify the same agreement. Though these countries have not ... On top of free trade amongst the members of the EAC, these Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda joined ... Countries of the East African Community (EAC) include Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi, Uganda, Rwanda, and South Sudan. These nations ... For example, Rwanda's largest export markets are primarily African countries while Burundi's largest export markets are non- ...
Burundi is a constitutional republic with an elected government and a population of 8.3 million. In 2005, following local and ... In 2005 the governments of Rwanda and Burundi signed an agreement with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on the ... The United Nations Mission in Burundi (BINUB) and various NGOs provided human rights training to police. Impunity and lack of ... Several local groups worked to support womens rights, including the Collective of Womens Organizations and NGOs of Burundi, ...
Turame works in Burundi, a country that has been rocked by instability in recent years. Despite the conflict and a very ...
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Burundi is a small country in East Africa, although it has some cultural and geographical ties with Central Africa. It is ... Burundi is one of the ten least developed countries in the world and it has the lowest per capita GDP of any nation in the ... Burundi is a small country in East Africa, although it has some cultural and geographical ties with Central Africa. It is ... Burundi is an off the beaten path destination for most visitors to East Africa, and one should consider the cost/benefit ...
Burundi [http://www.burunditourisme.com/] is a small country in East Africa, although it has some cultural and geographical ... All nationalities require a visa to visit Burundi except citizens of Uganda. In Europe, visas are available from the Burundi ... Burundi. From Wikitravel. Revision as of 16:29, 12 September 2012 by Davidbstanley. (talk , contribs) (Undo revision 1921989 by ... Burundi [1] is a small country in East Africa, although it has some cultural and geographical ties with Central Africa. It is ...
This is a list of butterflies of Burundi. About 150 species are known from Burundi,[1] none of which are endemic.[2] ... Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_butterflies_of_Burundi&oldid=849897948" ...
... , officially the Republic of Burundi, is a small country in the Great Lakes region of Eastern Africa bordered ... Burundi, officially the Republic of Burundi, is a small country in the Great Lakes region of Eastern Africa bordered by Rwanda ... Burundi will remain heavily dependent on aid from bilateral and multilateral donors - foreign aid represents 42% of Burundis ... international disputes: Burundi and Rwanda dispute two sq km (0.8 sq mi) of Sabanerwa, a farmed area in the Rukurazi Valley ...
Stabilizing rural Burundi. Agriculture is key to bolstering peace. Finding ways to make small agribusinesses profitable. ... Burundis population is expected to rise from around 8.5 million today to 13 million in 2025. Ensuring local food production ... Burundis demographic pressure is exacerbated by a massive return of refugees, while climatic vagaries, crop pests and rising ... Currently, the agency is carrying out an Action Plan for Burundi valued at around $60 million and targeting 1 250 000 people ...
Burundi: IPC acute malnutrition analysis, IPC, 18 September 2017; Burundi Multisector Rapid Assessment, October 2017; Burundi ... 12 Burundi: 2019 Humanitarian Needs Overview (draft). 13 Ibid. 14 The number of people in need was calculated based on the ... UNICEF Burundi/2018/Grev Hunt A woman is screened for Ebola at the Gatumba entry point at the border with the Democratic ... 2 In March 2018, a new tripartite agreement was signed between the Government of Burundi, the Government of Tanzania and the ...
Switzerland and Burundi Close Bilateral relations Switzerland-Burundi. An overview of Swiss diplomacy and involvement on the ... Travel advice for Burundi. This page has not been translated into English. Please select a language from the following list. * ... Swiss Cooperation Office and Consular Agency in Burundi. Implements Switzerlands development cooperation and humanitarian aid ...
Most of Burundi is a high rugged grassland plateau at 1,200 to 2,400 meters which rises to the east of the rift valley that ... Burundi also has a few Twa (pygmies). French and Kirundi are the official languages.. Burundi was part of the Belgian trust ... Most of Burundi is a high rugged grassland plateau at 1,200 to 2,400 meters which rises to the east of the rift valley that ... Although Burundi is near the equator the average annual temperature is only 21 ac because of the altitude.. Rainfall is ...
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No data on Burundis FDI in the U.S. are available. There is no information on the distribution of Burundi FDI in the U.S. ... U.S. - Burundi Trade Facts. Burundi is currently our 195th largest goods trading partner with $17 million in total (two way) ... AGOA Status: Burundi is eligible for AGOA this year.. Trade Agreements: The U.S. signed Trade and Investment Framework ... Burundi is a member of both regional organizations. USTRs Africa Office is also leading U.S. efforts to forge a new trade and ...
Physical map of Burundi showing major cities, terrain, national parks, rivers, and surrounding countries with international ... Outline Map of Burundi. This outline map represents the landlocked country of Burundi in Africas Great Lakes Region. ... Burundi has a largely hilly and mountainous terrain with the wooded Mitumba Mountains in the west giving way to a plateau ... Three countries border Burundi. These are Rwanda to the north, the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west, and Tanzania ...
conventional long form: Republic of Burundi conventional short form: Burundi local long form: Republika yu Burundi local short ... While the Government of Burundi signed a cease-fire agreement in December 2002 with three of Burundis four Hutu rebel groups, ... Burundi troops, seeking to secure their borders, intervened in the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 1998. ... IDPs: 140,000 (armed conflict between government and rebels; most IDPs in northern and western Burundi) (2004) This page was ...
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Home , Countries , Burundi , Health , Disease prevention. Burundi - Diarrhea treatment. Diarrhea treatment (% of children under ... The value for Diarrhea treatment (% of children under 5 who received ORS packet) in Burundi was 37.80 as of 2010. As the graph ...
Burundi. In October 1993, after only 100 days in office, Burundis first democratically elected president was assassinated, ... Burundi has extremely high poverty rates and extremely low education rates. Only 50 percent of children attend school, and they ... Burundi is a resource-poor country with an underdeveloped manufacturing sector. Agriculture, mainly tea and coffee, employs ... Burundis two official languages are Kirundi and French, and the people are predominantly Roman Catholic. ...
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Cholera has killed dozens and infected some 3,000 Burundi refugees in Tanzania in a worsening epidemic, the United Nations says ... UN: Cholera epidemic strikes Burundi refugees. Posted Cholera has killed dozens and infected some 3,000 Burundi refugees in ...
Burundi gained its independence from Belgium in 1962 as the Kingdom of Burundi, but the monarchy was overthrown in 1966 and a ... Front for Democracy in Burundi-Nyakuri or FRODEBU-Nyakuri [Keffa NIBIZI]. Front for Democracy in Burundi-Sahwanya or FRODEBU- ... Burundi and Rwanda dispute two sq km (0.8 sq mi) of Sabanerwa, a farmed area in the Rukurazi Valley where the Akanyaru/Kanyaru ... Burundi is a small country in Central-East Africa bordered by Tanzania, Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Lake ...
Burundis government has harassed and intimidated journalists for several years, often accusing journalists as well as civil ... New York) - Burundi government officials should halt their intensifying pressure on journalists, Human Rights Watch said today ... "We are deeply concerned about the recent escalation in intimidation against the news media in Burundi," said Daniel Bekele, ...
Ighalo came off the bench to score the goal that gave former champions Nigeria a 1-0 victory over stubborn minnows Burundi on ... Burundi, who qualified at the expense of a Gabon team including Arsenal star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, lie 89 places below ... Debutants Burundi battled bravely throughout before a small crowd that included four-time African Footballer of the Year Samuel ... and German coach Gernot Rohr expressed concern ahead of the Burundi clash. ...
The Burundi Public Expenditure Review, a new report from the World Bank, underlines the need for the country to mobilize ... Publication: Fiscal Sustainability: A Key to Economic Growth in Burundi *Report: The Burundi Public Expenditure Review ... the World Banks latest Burundi Public Expenditure Review (PER), which was written in close collaboration with Burundis ... Burundi, a small, landlocked country in the Great Lakes region of Africa, is one of the most aid-dependent countries in the ...
SOURCES: World Bank Group, CPIA database (http://www.worldbank.org/ida).; World Bank Group, CPIA database (http://www.worldbank.org/ida). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; World Development Indicators database; World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For more information and methodology, please see PovcalNet (http://iresearch.worldbank.org/PovcalNet/jsp/index.jsp).; World ...
Malaria in Burundi January 03, 2020 There is a malaria epidemic in Burundi, a country in central Africa. To prevent malaria ... Stay aware of current health issues in Burundi in order to advise your patients on additional steps they may need to take to ... The following diseases are possible risks your patients may face when traveling in Burundi. This list is based on our best ... Use the Healthy Travel Packing List for Burundi for a list of health-related items they should consider packing. ...
Stratégie de coopération de lOMS avec le Burundi : 2014-2015  Organisation mondiale de la Santé. Bureau régional de lAfrique ...
Burundis President Pierre Nkurunziza has shrugged off calls from Washington and other governments for him not to run, saying ... A flare-up in Burundi could have repercussions well beyond the borders of the central African nation of 10 million people and ... Opposition politicians have accused Burundis president of violating the constitution by running for a third term in July 21 ... Bujumbura - Ugandas President Yoweri Museveni will fly to Burundi on Tuesday to mediate between government and opposition, an ...
Overview Burundi has one of the highest population densities among the worlds poorest countries and has witnessed substantial ... IOM in Burundi Burundi has been an IOM Member State since 2007. In 2010, Burundi and IOM signed a cooperation agreement that ... Burundi benefits also from the project managed by IOM in Tanzania on Capacity Building in Migration Management (CBMM) with the ... Burundi has one of the highest population densities among the worlds poorest countries and has witnessed substantial civil ...
  • Best Entertainment Television (BETV) is a local private television channel in Bujumbura, the largest city and former capital city of Burundi. (wikipedia.org)
  • Jeanne est une commerçante âgée de 30ans qui habite au Quartier Gatumba en Mairie de Bujumbura. (kiva.org)
  • 22 June 2011, Bujumbura - Peace in Burundi can be consolidated by stabilizing the country's rural communities, says FAO. (fao.org)
  • The largest city of Burundi, and its former capital, is Bujumbura, and its current capital, Gitega, is the second largest city, located in the middle of the country. (worldatlas.com)
  • BUJUMBURA, December 19, 2013 - Burundi will need to mobilize more domestic revenues and improve its budget transparency in order to reduce poverty more significantly, boost jobs and opportunity, and cushion itself against economic reversals, according to ' Strengthening Fiscal Resilience to Promote Government Effectiveness,' the World Bank's latest Burundi Public Expenditure Review (PER), which was written in close collaboration with Burundi's Ministry of Finance and Economic Development Planning. (worldbank.org)
  • Bujumbura - Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni will fly to Burundi on Tuesday to mediate between government and opposition, an official said, in a personal intervention underlining the scale of regional alarm over a violent stand-off. (iol.co.za)
  • Bujumbura - Burundi goes to the polls on Monday with the president defiant in his controversial bid for a third term in power, despite weeks of unrest that forced thousands to flee and prompted international calls for a delay. (news24.com)
  • Bujumbura is the capital and largest city of Burundi, a landlocked country in the African Great Lakes region, nestled between Rwanda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of Congo. (brusselsairlines.com)
  • Bujumbura, capitale de la république du Burundi, est située à l'ouest du pays au bord du lac Tanganyika. (unhabitat.org)
  • In total there are some 40,000 Congolese refugees and asylum seekers in Burundi, living in three camps and in the capital Bujumbura. (unhcr.org)
  • In 2019, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) responded to major outbreaks of malaria and cholera across Burundi, while continuing to offer high-quality care for victims of trauma in the capital Bujumbura. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • In addition to these two outbreaks, Burundi continues to see a number of trauma and burn victims in its capital city of Bujumbura due to ongoing conflict. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • BUJUMBURA, BURUNDI] Farmers in Burundi are set to benefit from new high-yielding, fast-maturing hybrid maize seeds that are also resistant to maize streak virus. (scidev.net)
  • Burundi, officially the Republic of Burundi, is a small country in the Great Lakes region of Eastern Africa bordered by Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the south and east, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west. (ucla.edu)
  • 4 With the ongoing outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi remains at high risk of epidemics and insufficiently prepared to respond. (unicef.org)
  • Burundi troops, seeking to secure their borders, intervened in the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 1998. (travlang.com)
  • French: République du Burundi, [buʁundi] or [byʁyndi]), is a landlocked country in the Great Rift Valley where the African Great Lakes region and East Africa converge. (wikipedia.org)
  • Burundi is a member of the African Union, Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, United Nations and the Non-Aligned Movement. (wikipedia.org)
  • Burundi is one of the few countries in Africa, along with its neighbour Rwanda among others (such as Botswana, Lesotho, and Eswatini), to be a direct territorial continuation of a pre-colonial era African state. (wikipedia.org)
  • Retrieved 15 October 2019) "Dance plus /Dream Team / BE TV Burundi", Fashon Central Africa, 10 April 2019. (wikipedia.org)
  • Burundi is a small country in East Africa , although it has some cultural and geographical ties with Central Africa . (wikitravel.org)
  • Burundi is an off the beaten path destination for most visitors to East Africa, and one should consider the cost/benefit calculation before travelling to this friendly, if limited in options destination. (wikitravel.org)
  • Like much of Africa, Burundi then went through a period of European colonial rule. (wikitravel.org)
  • Burundi will remain heavily dependent on aid from bilateral and multilateral donors - foreign aid represents 42% of Burundi's national income, the second highest rate in Sub-Saharan Africa. (ucla.edu)
  • Most of Burundi is a high rugged grassland plateau at 1,200 to 2,400 meters which rises to the east of the rift valley that runs north to south through east Africa. (hubpages.com)
  • The landlocked country of Burundi is located in the Great Rift Valley in the area of convergence between East Africa and the African Great Lakes region. (worldatlas.com)
  • Although the newest government, established in 2005, signed a South Africa brokered ceasefire with the country's last remaining rebel group in 2006, Burundi still faces many similar challenges today. (duq.edu)
  • Burundi is a small country in Central-East Africa bordered by Tanzania, Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Lake Tanganyika. (cia.gov)
  • We are deeply concerned about the recent escalation in intimidation against the news media in Burundi," said Daniel Bekele , Africa director at Human Rights Watch. (hrw.org)
  • Alexandria (Egypt) (AFP) - Odion Ighalo came off the bench to score the goal that gave former champions Nigeria a 1-0 victory over stubborn minnows Burundi on Saturday in the opening Africa Cup of Nations Group B match. (yahoo.com)
  • Burundi, a small, landlocked country in the Great Lakes region of Africa, is one of the most aid-dependent countries in the world. (worldbank.org)
  • Burundi, a small, densely populated country in East Africa, is home to more than eight million people. (unicef.org)
  • UN-Habitat, East Africa Community through the Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC), Governments of Uganda, Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda through respective ministries. (unhabitat.org)
  • The Republic of Burundi is a small country in Central Africa with a total area of 27,830 km 2 of which 2,180 km 2 is water. (africanbirdclub.org)
  • As steep as the health care challenges are in Rwanda, they are much worse in its southern neighbor Burundi, which is always ranked among the poorest nations in Africa. (epmonthly.com)
  • Rainbow, via a subsidiary that is 10-percent owned by the Burundi government, operates Gakara, the only producing rare-earth mine in Africa. (modernghana.com)
  • Rare-earth element mining company Rainbow Rare Earths says it has made significant progress towards achieving first production at its Gakara rare earths project, in Burundi, East Africa, with about $6- million invested in the project to date. (miningweekly.com)
  • Rwanda's opponents in the inaugural Africa Nations Championship, Burundi arrive today by road ahead of their preliminary fixture scheduled for Sunday at Nyamirambo stadium. (co.rw)
  • As Rwanda take on Burundi in the newly introduced Africa Nations Championship, which is only meant for home-based players, neighbors Uganda will be away to Eritrea on the same weekend. (co.rw)
  • Burundi, which is in central Africa, has faced intense political unrest since 2015. (npr.org)
  • In October 2016, Burundi informed the UN of its intention to withdraw from the International Criminal Court. (wikipedia.org)
  • U.S. goods exports to Burundi in 2017 were $8 million, down 3.3% ($275 thousand) from 2016 but up 17.4% from 2007. (ustr.gov)
  • U.S. goods imports from Burundi totaled $9 million in 2017, up 34.8% ($2 million) from 2016, and up 706.8% from 2007. (ustr.gov)
  • The U.S. trade balance with Burundi shifted from a goods trade surplus of $2 million in 2016 to a goods trade deficit of $832 thousand in 2017. (ustr.gov)
  • U.S. foreign direct investment (FDI) in Burundi (stock) was $1 million in 2017, unchanged from 2016. (ustr.gov)
  • Prevalence of anemia among women of reproductive age (% of women ages 15-49) in Burundi was 26.70 as of 2016. (indexmundi.com)
  • Prevalence of anemia among children (% of children under 5) in Burundi was 47.30 as of 2016. (indexmundi.com)
  • Prevalence of anemia among non-pregnant women (% of women ages 15-49) in Burundi was 26.20 as of 2016. (indexmundi.com)
  • The value for Prevalence of anemia among pregnant women (%) in Burundi was 30.90 as of 2016. (indexmundi.com)
  • The undersigned organizations call on UNSC members during their 21 January 2016 visit to urge the Government of Burundi to agree a date for reopening talks and to work to prevent further deterioration of the human rights situation. (amnesty.org)
  • Burundi remains primarily a rural society, with just 13.4% of the population living in urban areas in 2019. (wikipedia.org)
  • Abakundan Spoks Man Burundi National Radio and Television Canal+ StarTimes "RAPPORT ANNUEL DU CONSEIL NATIONAL DE LA COMMUNICATION, EXERCICE 2017 - CNC - Burundi (PP23)", CNC, "Dj Paulin yavuze kwibura rya B face, hakaboneka Mb Data mu giteramo", Indundi TV, 16 April 2019. (wikipedia.org)
  • Retrieved 15 October 2019) "Nguku uko application ya BE TV Burundi ikora, uca muri Playstore. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1 Following the tripartite agreement, 2 in 2018, an estimated 53,000 people, over half of them children, returned to Burundi, and an additional 120,000 are expected to return by December 2019. (unicef.org)
  • In line with the 2019 inter-agency humanitarian strategy, UNICEF will focus its humanitarian response in Burundi on meeting the needs of displaced women and children, their host communities and children suffering from severe acute malnutrition (SAM). (unicef.org)
  • In 2019, there was a malaria outbreak in Burundi with nine million cases reported. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • There was a significant increase in malaria cases in Burundi in 2019, with close to nine million recorded between January and December. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • The Population of Burundi (1950 - 2019) chart plots the total population count as of July 1 of each year, from 1950 to 2019. (worldometers.info)
  • As shown on the map, the small landlocked country of Burundi is located on the northeastern shoreline of Lake Tanganyika. (worldatlas.com)
  • This outline map represents the landlocked country of Burundi in Africa's Great Lakes Region. (worldatlas.com)
  • BETV is an apolitical private television channel in Burundi, launched on October 5, 2017. (wikipedia.org)
  • Burundi is currently our 195th largest goods trading partner with $17 million in total (two way) goods trade during 2017. (ustr.gov)
  • The U.S. goods trade deficit with Burundi was $832 thousand in 2017. (ustr.gov)
  • Burundi was the United States' 200th largest goods export market in 2017. (ustr.gov)
  • U.S. total exports of agricultural products to Burundi totaled $6 million in 2017. (ustr.gov)
  • Burundi was the United States' 174th largest supplier of goods imports in 2017. (ustr.gov)
  • U.S. total imports of agricultural products from Burundi totaled $6 million in 2017. (ustr.gov)
  • The current population of Burundi is 12,226,389 as of Wednesday, June 16, 2021, based on Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data. (worldometers.info)
  • Burundi expects to earn about $1.5 million from mining in the 2021 fiscal year. (modernghana.com)
  • Burundi 2020 population is estimated at 11,890,784 people at mid year according to UN data. (worldometers.info)
  • President Evariste Ndayishimiye, who took office in June 2020, has made fighting corruption a top priority in Burundi, which has for years been ranked among the top 10 most corrupt countries, according to Amnesty International. (modernghana.com)
  • Cholera has killed dozens and infected some 3,000 Burundi refugees in Tanzania in a worsening epidemic, the United Nations says. (reuters.com)
  • Burundi benefits also from the project managed by IOM in Tanzania on Capacity Building in Migration Management (CBMM) with the support of Police de l'Air, des Frontières et des Etrangers (PAFE) at the central level and at various borders posts. (iom.int)
  • BURUNDI President, Evariste Ndayishimiye yesterday arrived in Kigoma, Tanzania for his maiden state visit, delivering an emotional speech, thanking Tanzania for its contribution to the peace process in his nation. (allafrica.com)
  • He said Burundi citizens stayed in Tanzania without problems for a long time, and that such generosity explains endless love and brotherhood between Tanzania and Burundi. (allafrica.com)
  • When Burundi sunk into violence, Tanzania did not abandon us, and the late father of the nation, Mwalimu Julius Nyerere was the first peace mediator, and he did not call Burundians refugees, he described them as visitors from Burundi,' he said. (allafrica.com)
  • According to President Ndayishimiye, Tanzania always considers Burundi a great ally, and it always plans great things for the country's people. (allafrica.com)
  • TMEA has its headquarters in Nairobi with vibrant and successful operations in EAC-Arusha, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. (jeuneafrique.com)
  • In addition, s/he will have three years of the working experience gained in Southern and East African countries (preferably in Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania or Uganda) primarily in managing economic development co-operation programmes related to regional integration, trade facilitation, trade and investment climate reform, transport sector development, and/or institutional reform. (jeuneafrique.com)
  • In the other preliminary match in the Central zone, Tanzania play away to Kenya with the winner meeting the team that wins between Eritrea and Uganda while Sudan will meet the winner between Burundi and Rwanda. (co.rw)
  • In a case study of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda, this paper finds that bilateral real exchange rates revert to a long-term equilibrium in line with purchasing power parities, implying that these countries constitute an integrated trading zone, their markets are interdependent and arbitrage works efficiently, and intraregional competitiveness is preserved. (imf.org)
  • The Twa, Hutu and Tutsi peoples have lived in Burundi for at least 500 years. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the decades since then, Burundi has known civil wars between the Hutu and Tutsi populations (much like the better-known genocide in Rwanda to the north), and a series of political assassinations. (wikitravel.org)
  • It was Mzee Mkapa who helped to bring us together, those who had fled the country were called back, and as I speak today, Burundi is one, we have realised that we are Burundians and not Hutu or Tutsi, Burundi is peaceful and politically stable, we will never go back to violence,' explained President Ndayishimiye. (allafrica.com)
  • About 99% of the population of Rwanda and Burundi are either Hutu or Tutsi. (epmonthly.com)
  • By attacking Tutsi officers, it is clear that the Burundi regime is planning a genocide. (timeslive.co.za)
  • IOM works in close collaboration with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Burundi to make the refugee resettlement to third countries a reality and as least arduous as possible. (iom.int)
  • Since 2002 to date, approximately half a million refugees were registered by UNHCR to return to Burundi from different countries. (iom.int)
  • He said Tanzanians carried the 'cross' when Burundi was in violence by receiving refugees. (allafrica.com)
  • We are scheduling weekly repatriation convoys from Burundi to South Kivu, each returning some 200 refugees. (unhcr.org)
  • Before the end of the year, we hope to facilitate the return of some 2,000 Congolese refugees from Burundi and another 10,000 during 2011. (unhcr.org)
  • The above total reflects the refugee population covered by the Burundi Regional Refugee Response Plan and includes Burundian refugees who fled since April 2015, as well as the smaller population who had sought asylum in Uganda prior to April 2015. (unhcr.org)
  • KAMPALA, Dec. 18 (Xinhua) - Three emergencies in Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) and South Sudan have push the number of refugees and asylum seekers in Uganda to astronomical levels, forcing the east African country to look up to donors for support. (unhcr.org)
  • According to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), 40% of victims of physical or sexual violence in Burundi are teenage girls, about 11% of girls aged 15-19 are sexually active, and 7% have had at least one child. (loc.gov)
  • The United Nations Security Council's (UNSC) visit to Burundi is an important opportunity to reinvigorate efforts to end the current human rights crisis. (amnesty.org)
  • The Burundi Population (Live) counter shows a continuously updated estimate of the current population of Burundi delivered by Worldometer's RTS algorithm , which processes data collected from the United Nations Population Division. (worldometers.info)
  • FILE - A demonstrator holds up a poster during a rally by Burundi nationals and supporters outside U.N. headquarters, protesting atrocities and human rights violations in Burundi under the government of President Pierre Nkurunziza, Apr. (voanews.com)
  • Investigators are not typically sent out to gather evidence at this stage, but the OTP is in touch with people and organisations that are investigating violations in Burundi that began a year ago , when President Pierre Nkurunziza announced plans to run for a controversial third term in office. (irinnews.org)
  • Burundi was plunged into crisis in April 2015 when President Pierre Nkurunziza said he planned to run for a third term, which the opposition said was unconstitutional and violated the peace deal that ended the country's civil war in 2005. (reuters.com)
  • The official languages of Burundi are Kirundi and French, Kirundi being recognised officially as the sole national language. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cases such as Gisahara's led to the creation of the integrated villages, said the UN Refugee Agency's (UNHCR) representative in Burundi, Clémentine Nkweta-Salami. (globalsecurity.org)
  • In another country that has hosted Congolese, Burundi, UNHCR yesterday resumed organized repatriations after a more than three-year suspension. (unhcr.org)
  • These varieties have already been tested in Kenya and Uganda but we need to test them again in Burundi because the conditions are not the same in the three countries,' says Nkurunziza Gelase, a researcher and maize breeder at ISABU. (scidev.net)
  • Gelase says that the seeds are being tested over two planting seasons, rather than the usual six for trialling new varieties, because they have been tested and proven in Kenya and Uganda, and also the difference in agro-ecological conditions in the two and Burundi. (scidev.net)
  • Against this background, an FAO/WFP Crop and Food Supply Assessment Mission was fielded to Burundi from 18 June to 1 July 1997 to evaluate the 1997B season crop production (harvested from June), assess early prospects for the third crop (to be harvested in September), and, on the basis of its findings, to estimate the country's import and food aid requirements for the remainder of 1997. (fao.org)
  • The 15,000 people presently living at the Meheba settlement come from Angola, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Somalia and Uganda. (unhcr.org)
  • Burundi gained independence in 1962 and initially had a monarchy, but a series of assassinations, coups and a general climate of regional instability culminated in the establishment of a republic and one-party state in 1966. (wikipedia.org)
  • Burundi was part of the Belgian trust territory of Ruanda-Urundi until 1962, when it became an independent monarchy. (hubpages.com)
  • Burundi gained its independence from Belgium in 1962 as the Kingdom of Burundi, but the monarchy was overthrown in 1966 and a republic established. (cia.gov)
  • The World Happiness Report 2018 ranked Burundi as the world's least happy nation with a rank of 156. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nita Bhalla, Burundi Reversing School Pregnancy Ban Not Enough to Protect Girls: Campaigners , REUTERS (July 31, 2018). (loc.gov)
  • Nita Bhalla, Burundi School Ban on Expectant Teens "Skewed" Against Girls' Education , REUTERS (July 4, 2018). (loc.gov)
  • The presidents of Rwanda and Burundi, both Hutus, died together when their aeroplane was shot down in April 1994. (wikipedia.org)
  • Burundi is a constitutional republic with an elected government and a population of 8.3 million. (state.gov)
  • Burundi covers 27,834 km² with an estimated population of almost 8.7 million. (wikitravel.org)
  • Burundi has one of the highest population densities among the world's poorest countries and has witnessed substantial civil conflicts. (iom.int)
  • The food security situation in Burundi has been deteriorating steadily since 1993 due to civil strife, large population displacement and reduced agricultural production. (fao.org)
  • Burundi population is equivalent to 0.15% of the total world population . (worldometers.info)
  • Burundi ranks number 78 in the list of countries (and dependencies) by population . (worldometers.info)
  • The population density in Burundi is 463 per Km 2 (1,199 people per mi 2 ). (worldometers.info)
  • Both Germans and Belgians ruled Burundi and Rwanda as a European colony known as Ruanda-Urundi. (wikipedia.org)
  • At the beginning of the twentieth century, Germany and Belgium occupied the region, and Burundi and Rwanda together became a European colony known as Ruanda-Urundi. (wikitravel.org)
  • Estimated to be the second-largest freshwater lake in the world, Lake Tanganyika is divided amongst four different countries, including Burundi. (worldatlas.com)
  • The southwestern borders of Burundi feature the world's second deepest lake, Lake Tanganyika. (worldatlas.com)
  • Burundi is densely populated and many young people emigrate in search of opportunities elsewhere. (wikipedia.org)
  • One FIGO Fellow, trained to provide life-transforming care to help significantly address the global treatment gap, is Dr Célestin Sakubu, Urumuri Centre, Gitega Regional Hospital, Burundi. (figo.org)
  • I was working in a hospital where the only national fistula centre in Burundi is located. (figo.org)
  • elle est traversée par une série de rivières formant un ensemble de lignes primaires de grande section qui se dirigent d'est en ouest, des collines vers le lac Tanganyika. (unhabitat.org)
  • La commune de Rutana est subdivisée en 2 zones (Rutana et Gitaba) composées de 38 collines de recensement. (unhabitat.org)
  • The communes of Burundi are divided into 2,639 "collines" (the French word for hills). (pwrdf.org)
  • Because malaria remains one of the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in Burundi, Abt has expanded entomological monitoring activities from eight to nine sentinel sites. (abtassociates.com)
  • Malaria is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in Burundi. (abtassociates.com)
  • Malaria is a major health problem in Burundi , where it is the leading cause of death in young children. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • I've seen too many people die from malaria," says Jeanine Arakaza, who supervises an MSF spraying team in Burundi. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • Nyamitwe blamed the accusations in the report on Belgium, the former colonial power in Burundi, and the European Union, which he said wanted to destabilize the country. (reuters.com)
  • GENEVA (Reuters) - Burundi, beset by accusations of crimes against humanity, threatened on Monday to withdraw from the U.N. Human Rights Council and sue its critics. (reuters.com)
  • NAIROBI (Reuters) - Dozens of unidentified bodies have been found across Burundi, and incidents of torture by security forces and night raids on opposition homes by militias have surged, a top U.N. rights official said on Tuesday. (reuters.com)
  • The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has heeded the calls for the elections to be delayed after the opposition said they would not take part, as Burundi faces its worst crisis since its civil war ended nine years ago. (news24.com)
  • In response to the human rights crisis in Burundi, the UN Committee Against Torture held a special session last week to review allegations of torture and other abuses in the country. (hrw.org)
  • This is in addition to the fact that the African Union seems divided on how to handle the Burundi crisis. (irinnews.org)
  • The socio-economic cost of chronic malnutrition in Burundi is enormous. (unicef.org)
  • Uwizeye said Burundi was demanding a more equitable share of revenue from the Gakara project and had ordered Rainbow to halt exports of rare earth concentrates until the situation was resolved. (modernghana.com)
  • Modern Burundi is named after the Kingdom of Burundi, which ruled the region starting in the 16th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • The President of Burundi is the head of state and head of government. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because of the Arusha Accord, Burundi enacted a transitional government in 2000. (wikipedia.org)
  • While the Government of Burundi signed a cease-fire agreement in December 2002 with three of Burundi's four Hutu rebel groups, implementation of the agreement has been problematic and one rebel group refuses to sign on, clouding prospects for a sustainable peace. (travlang.com)
  • New York) - Burundi government officials should halt their intensifying pressure on journalists, Human Rights Watch said today. (hrw.org)
  • The report mobilizes new data to illustrate the need for the government to adopt sound fiscal policies, and to show how falling aid inflows combined with rigid public spending leaves Burundi with little fiscal room to maneuver. (worldbank.org)
  • The report, which benefitted from close dialogue between the World Bank, the Government of Burundi, and its development partners, suggest a policy framework that "can help Burundi move its future development course away from the danger of a fragility trap and into a new era of sustained growth and reduced poverty," s aid Marco Larizza, World Bank Task Team Leader and lead author of the report . (worldbank.org)
  • The mission works closely with the Government of Burundi in implementing the core migration-related challenges in the country. (iom.int)
  • Burundi is one of the ten least developed countries in the world and it has the lowest per capita GDP of any nation in the world. (wikitravel.org)
  • Three countries border Burundi. (worldatlas.com)
  • Children in a classroom in Burundi, one of the poorest countries in the world - with one of the highest rates of chronic malnutrition among children. (unicef.org)
  • In July 2012, a major political milestone was reached when Burundi became one of 40 countries to join the Scaling up Nutrition (SUN) initiative. (unicef.org)
  • Learn how you can best help in Burundi and other countries. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • Please donate to support our work in Burundi and other countries around the world now. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • Burundi remains one of the least developed countries in the world with alarming levels of hunger and malnutrition. (usaid.gov)
  • Burundi in general has a tropical highland climate. (wikitravel.org)
  • Burundi in general has a tropical highland climate, with a considerable daily temperature range in many areas. (wikitravel.org)
  • These are not only basic human rights, they are also an absolute requirement for the holding of free, transparent and credible elections in a peaceful climate", said a statement from the Commissioners leading the official Geneva-based Commission Inquiry on Burundi ( COIB ) during an oral briefing to the UN Human Rights Council on 9 March. (un.org)
  • With just weeks before the general elections in Burundi, some opposition political parties are accusing the Election Commission of ploy to eliminate them from the presidential, parliamentary and local polls. (africanews.com)
  • Burundi shares roughly the same ethnic mix of majority Hutus and minority Tutsis as neighboring Rwanda, which experienced over three months of genocidal massacres in 1994. (reuters.com)
  • The next place we worked was a village in Cibitoke, in northern Burundi. (epmonthly.com)
  • We hope that Country Calling Codes has been helpful in finding the Burundian calling code to make your international call from United States to Gitega, Burundi. (countrycallingcodes.com)
  • Burundi, who qualified at the expense of a Gabon team including Arsenal star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, lie 89 places below Nigeria in the world rankings. (yahoo.com)
  • Source: World Health Organization, Global Health Observatory Data Repository/World Health Statistics (http://apps.who.int/gho/data/node.main.1?lang=en). (indexmundi.com)
  • Health and civil war in rural Burundi ," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4500, The World Bank. (repec.org)
  • Secondary education, vocational pupils (% female) in Burundi was reported at 46.96 % in 2015, according to the World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially recognized sources. (tradingeconomics.com)
  • Burundi, officially known as the Republic of Burundi, is a colourful country located in the African Great Lakes region. (brusselsairlines.com)
  • According to a UN source in Bangui, Pierre Niyonzima, Jimmy Rusheshe and Jean Mushinantwari are due to be sent back to Burundi to face accusations of rights violations. (africanews.com)
  • The announcement by the International Criminal Court that it has opened a preliminary examination into human rights abuses in Burundi could be the first step towards a formal investigation into the killings and disappearances in the central African country. (irinnews.org)
  • He adds that the maize streak virus is the main maize disease in Burundi, destroying around a third of the maize yield. (scidev.net)
  • Le Burundi est un petit pays sans littoral situé au centreest de l'Afrique entre le Rwanda au nord, la Tanzanie à l'est et au sud et enfin la République démocratique du Congo à l'ouest et au sud-ouest. (unhabitat.org)
  • Turame works in Burundi, a country that has been rocked by instability in recent years. (kiva.org)
  • A flare-up in Burundi could have repercussions well beyond the borders of the central African nation of 10 million people and create fresh instability in a region with a history of ethnic conflict. (iol.co.za)
  • The earliest known people to live in Burundi were the Twa, pygmy people who remain as a minority group there. (wikitravel.org)
  • Currently, the agency is carrying out an Action Plan for Burundi valued at around $60 million and targeting 1 250 000 people over a period of two years. (fao.org)
  • He said the report had ignored serious crimes committed by 34 people wanted in Burundi for involvement in the 2015 insurrection. (reuters.com)
  • Poverty, hunger, and insecurity are facts of daily life in Burundi, where the majority of the people struggle in subsistence agriculture, simply trying to produce enough food for their families. (epmonthly.com)
  • Conflict in Burundi would alarm global powers because the fortunes of the country are so intertwined with its neighbour, Rwanda, where 800,000 people were killed in a 1994 genocide. (timeslive.co.za)
  • The village is one of several set up in the southern region of Burundi to help in the reintegration of thousands of 1972 civil war returnees. (globalsecurity.org)
  • So the first question Bensouda has to consider is whether the violations committed in Burundi fall within the category of crimes that the ICC handles, namely genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. (irinnews.org)
  • Bari bitwaje ivyapa vyanditseko inyandiko zitandukanye, nk'izihakana ko hagiye kuba genocide mu Burundi. (bbc.com)
  • For more than 200 of those years, Burundi was an independent kingdom, until the beginning of the 20th century, when Germany colonised the region. (wikipedia.org)
  • As marked on the map, the highest point in Burundi is the 2,670 m high Mount Heha located in the western mountainous region. (worldatlas.com)
  • The Great Lake Region in general, Burundi in particular, is going through a period of upheaval. (cpj.org)