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Burundi: Strength in What Remains

This is the story of Deo, a Burundian who escaped genocide in both his home country and neighboring Rwanda. A 24-year-old former medical student, he arrived in New York City with $200 and no knowledge of English. 354 mots de plus

World Literature

Gambia's government has shut down the internet on the eve of elections

Gambia, mainland Africa’s smallest country, has switched off its internet, a tactic that is becoming increasingly common in the continent around election season.

Internet in the West African nation went off on late Wednesday night (Nov. 321 mots de plus

South Africa to Leave International Criminal Court

By Alma Burke

Since reforming its government of apartheid and its election of Nelson Mandela as president in 1994, South Africa has become an international symbol of hope and justice throughout Africa. 614 mots de plus

Editor's Notes

Floraison de la musique gospel moderne 

J’entend parler qu’avant il y avait une certaine « peur » des chansons chrétiennes adaptées dans le style moderne (rap, afrobeat, ragga, reggea, etc.). Une peur émanant pour la plupart des cas d’une faible connaissance biblique en la matière. 875 mots de plus


The seven faces of Burundi's Willy Nyamitwe

The Burundian presidential adviser, Willy Nyamitwe, who survived an assassination attempt on Monday (see earlier posts), has had an eventful life, reports Jeune Afrique.

Its article covers seven phases of his life: 191 mots de plus


Burundi - Presidential Term Limits

Reports suggest the President is taking steps to ensure an extension to his rule, prompting concerns of further violence. 

President Pierre Nkurunzia has been pushing a political agenda to remove a key… 454 mots de plus

November- Coffee of the Month~ Buziraguhindwa Burundi


The tiny village of Buziraguhindwa has built quite a reputation for producing high-quality coffee. The owner of the town’s washing station, Ramadhan Salum, has an infectious drive and energy to innovate and create unique, small selections that are some of the best in the country. 328 mots de plus

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