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News Burundi » Economy: Without urgent funding, Burundi risks becoming a ‘forgotten crisis’ – UN refugee agency

News channel or source: http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=58540
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

They, however, are facing considerable economic pressures and food insecurity. “At this stage, UNHCR and partners are not promoting or encouraging refugee returns to Burundi,” said the UNHCR official, noting that the agency is working with the relevant ...

News Burundi » Economy: Egypt donates 6 hemodialysis devices to Burundi

News channel or source: http://www.sis.gov.eg/Story/124589?lang=en-us
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Egypt's first shipment of medical assistance, including six hemodialysis devices and two water purification units, arrived in Burundi on Thursday 15/02/2018. In statements, Egyptian Ambassador in Bujumbura Abir Radwan said the medical equipment will be ...

News Burundi » Economy: Burundi risks becoming a ‘forgotten crisis'

News channel or source: http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO1802/S00063/burundi-risks-becoming-a-forgotten-crisis.htm
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

They, however, are facing considerable economic pressures and food insecurity. “At this stage, UNHCR and partners are not promoting or encouraging refugee returns to Burundi,” said the UNHCR spokesperson, noting that the agency is working with the ...

News Burundi » Economy: Burundi risks becoming a forgotten refugee crisis without support

News channel or source: http://www.unhcr.org/news/briefing/2018/2/5a79676a4/burundi-risks-becoming-forgotten-refugee-crisis-support.html
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

The human rights situation inside Burundi remains worrying. Unless the political tensions are truly restively and socio-economic conditions improve, the outflow of Burundian refugees – mostly to neighbouring countries – is expected to continue in 2018 ...

News Burundi » Economy: IMF Holds Informal Board Briefing on Burundi

News channel or source: http://www.imf.org/en/News/Articles/2018/02/14/pr1854-imf-holds-informal-board-briefing-on-burundi
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

On January 17, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) was briefed by staff on economic and social developments in Burundi, whose Article IV consultation is delayed by 24 months. Informal sessions to brief the Board are based on ...

News Burundi » Economy: Burundi - Regional Humanitarian Response Plan 2017–2019

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/burundi/burundi-regional-humanitarian-response-plan-2017-2019
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

Political, security and related humanitarian conditions in Burundi aren’t expected to improve and will ... including through protection of natural environment. • Foster economic self-reliance for refugees and host communities, reducing dependency ...

News Burundi » Economy: Burundi govt starts taxing public workers to fund 2020 elections

News channel or source: http://www.africanews.com/2018/02/04/burundi-govt-starts-taxing-public-workers-to-fund-2020-elections/
Publication date: Sunday 04 February 2018

He is expected to lead the ruling party into the 2020 elections. The country has been hit by a security and economic crisis with grenade attacks targeting top government officials and security operatives.

News Burundi » Economy: Extending the Economic Freedom of the World Index to the Cold War Era

News channel or source: https://www.cato.org/cato-journal/winter-2018/extending-economic-freedom-world-index-cold-war-era
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

The Economic Freedom of the World (EFW ... They are Rwanda (62nd), Zimbabwe (71st), Malawi (73rd), Burundi (77th), Democratic Republic of the Congo (80th), Uganda (87th), Zambia (89th), Algeria (93rd), and Tanzania (94th). Countries that had appeared ...

News Burundi » Economy: Burundi protests raise fears for East Africa's economy

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-32618391
Publication date: hursday 07 May 2015

"We are expecting if the situation in Burundi gets worse there could some economic effect on Uganda," Nebert Rugadya, a business commentator in Kampala, told the BBC. "A stable Burundi means a lot for stability in the region," he added. François Conradie ...