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News Burundi » Kirundo: Feature: Chinese company in Burundi turns vast marshland into farmland

News channel or source: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/08/c_136809375.htm
Publication date: hursday 07 December 2017

KIRUNDO TOWN, Burundi, Dec. 7 (Xinhua) -- Burundian farmer John Ahiboneye wearing rainboots stood in rippling green rice on a December morning. He was harvesting rice in the rice field which stretches beyond sight. The rice field located in the ...

News Burundi » Kirundo: Burundi says Rwanda expels 1,300 Burundians as relations fray

News channel or source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-burundi-rwanda-idUKKCN0Y71F8
Publication date: onday 16 May 2016

“They were asked to go to refugee camps or return back to Burundi,” the governor of Burundi’s Kirundo province next to the Rwandan border, Melchior Nankwahomba, told Reuters by phone. “Those who refused to go to refugee camps were chased

News Burundi » Kirundo: Burundi: How Fragile Is Burundi's Peace?

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201504230254.html
Publication date: Wednesday 22 April 2015

Mothers line up to register their children at the centre for Burundian refugees at Bugesera The governor of Burundi's northern Kirundo province, Révérien Nzigamasabo, attributed the exodus to "political motives" and implied many were only going because ...

News Burundi » Kirundo: Gunmen ambush army officer in Burundi's Kirundo province, kill his guard

News channel or source: http://www.china.org.cn/world/Off_the_Wire/2016-04/01/content_38154619.htm
Publication date: hursday 31 March 2016

Unidentified gunmen Wednesday night ambushed the deputy-commander of Mutwenzi military barrack near Kirundo town, 200 km north of the Burundian capital Bujumbura, killing his guard, Burundi-based Radio Isanganiro reported Thursday. According to the local ...

News Burundi » Kirundo: To Escape Trial, Hutu Rwandans Flee to Burundi

News channel or source: http://www.nytimes.com/2005/04/10/world/africa/to-escape-trial-hutu-rwandans-flee-to-burundi.html
Publication date: Saturday 09 April 2005

"I can assure you that the flow will continue," he added. The neighboring province of Kirundo, in northeastern Burundi, has accepted 121 Rwandan Hutus from the Rwandan district of Mugomba since Tuesday, Gov. Philippe Njoni of Kirundo said. "Among those who ...

News Burundi » Kirundo: Group: Burundi refugees pressured to go home; still not safe

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2017/09/28/group-burundi-refugees-pressured-to-go-home-still-not-safe.html
Publication date: hursday 28 September 2017

Sixteen people told Amnesty that they were tortured or ill-treated while in detention, among them a young man who said he was detained for a week in May in Kirundo Province, northern Burundi, the report said. He said he was held in a tiny unlit room with ...

News Burundi » Kirundo: Chinese company in Burundi turns vast marshland into farmland

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/10/c_136815384.htm
Publication date: Sunday 10 December 2017

KIRUNDO TOWN, Burundi, Dec. 10 (Xinhua) -- Burundian farmer John Ahiboneye wearing rainboots stood in rippling green rice on a December morning. He was harvesting rice in a field that stretches beyond sight. The rice field located in the southwestern ...

News Burundi » Kirundo: How fragile is Burundi's peace?

News channel or source: http://www.irinnews.org/analysis/2015/04/22/how-fragile-burundis-peace
Publication date: Wednesday 22 April 2015

The governor of Burundi’s northern Kirundo province, Révérien Nzigamasabo, attributed the exodus to “political motives” and implied many were only going because UNHCR vehicles were “parked on the border to ferry the refugees” with “well-prepa ...