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News Burundi » History: Fani-Kayode to Fulani prof. : Yoruba were in world’s best universities when Usman dan fodio was still learning to ride a horse –Femi Fani-Kayode

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Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

History proves that, particularly the way they conquered Gobir ... Even the Rwandan genocide had an economic aspect to it. Rwanda and Burundi are one of the most densely populated places in Africa. Lack of planning over the decades is the cause.

News Burundi » History: Refugees fear Burundi's conflict-ridden history could be repeating itself as tensions rise

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Publication date: Sunday 31 May 2015

KAGUNGA, Tanzania – As a teenager Joseph Nakaha fled with his parents to neighboring Tanzania when ethnic-based fighting erupted in Burundi after independence in 1962. In 1972, he was a refugee again and then in 1993 when civil war broke out, he and his ...

News Burundi » History: China-Burundi relations at best time in history: president spokesperson

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Publication date: Friday 26 January 2018

BUJUMBURA, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) -- Sino-Burundian relations are at the best time in history, enjoying high political mutual trust and fruitful economic and trade cooperation, Spokesman of Burundian President said in an interview on Friday. The two sides have ...

News Burundi » History: Can the ICC probe end Duterte's deadly war on drugs?

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Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

For the first time in history, the International Criminal Court (ICC ... Authoritarian countries such as Russia, Burundi and The Gambia have withdrawn from the ICC in recent years, though a local court blocked a similar decision by the Jacob Zuma ...

News Burundi » History: Burundi hears echoes of anti-Tutsi hate speech that sparked Rwanda genocide

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Publication date: onday 09 November 2015

"This not an ethnic problem, it is a political problem. People who opposed the third term included Tutsi, Hutu and Twa, but the history of ethnic cleansing in Burundi is an open wound and, when something goes wrong, there is a chance that the conflict ...

News Burundi » History: World View: 20,000 Refugees Flee Violence in Burundi, Fearing Hutu-Tutsi War

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Publication date: Wednesday 29 April 2015

Some 20,000 people from Burundi have sought refuge in neighboring Rwanda or Democratic ... violent generational crisis wars that gave the Tutsis control over the Hutus. In the history of almost any country, you’ll find conflicts between farmers and ...

News Burundi » History: 8th February, a footnote in history that could have been so much more

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Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

For perhaps the first time in history, a fighting force holding all the military ... the RPF begun direct talks with Rwandan opposition political parties in the Burundi capital of Bujumbura. This was followed by direct negotiations with the Rwandan ...

News Burundi » History: Burundian plea: 'How many people must die before you help stop the killings?'

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Publication date: Wednesday 16 December 2015

All this amid a history of horrible ethnic warfare. These are frightening times in the central African country of Burundi ... help stop the killings?" Nsengiyumva Pierre Claver, a former European Union elections observer, asked in an interview with CNN.

News Burundi » History: How the West Lost Burundi

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Publication date: Friday 28 August 2015

Given the country’s history of mass violence, further attacks on high-level targets could have catastrophic consequences. Facing the increasingly likely prospect of Burundi backsliding into widespread violence, the international community has been quick ...