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The role of media in Conflict and Peacebuilding in the Great Lakes Region

On the 24th and 25th and 26th of November 2016, The Hague Peace Projects together with ISS is organizing a second Diaspora Conference on the Great Lakes Region with as main theme: “The role of media in conflict and peacebuilding”. 212 mots de plus

Great Lakes Region

Please, I Want a Boy

— By Rebecca from Burundi

It was in June, the city of Gitega was very cold and snowy. The birds were singing to announce the birth of a new day. 1 593 mots de plus

Crisis in the DRC

There was hope in Africa when Nigeria’s former President Goodluck Jonathan walked away after losing an election in 2015. Burundis Pierre Nkurunziza would later destroy this optimism that the concept of “President for life” was ended. 587 mots de plus

Development

Crimes Against Humanity in Burundi

France International News released an article explaining that Burundi has committed crimes against humanity, and could potentially result in genocide in the near future. President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi is going to be seeking a third term in office, which is the main reason for the recent increase in violence. 179 mots de plus

News

Book of the month: Roland Rugero

It’s always a joy to hear of new publications of works from countries that have little or no commercially available literature in English translation.

The east African nation of Burundi is a prime example. 893 mots de plus

Books

What’s Brewing: Burundi Musumba Natural - Monastery Coffee, Adelaide

Almost all of the coffees I write about here on the blog are those I have purchased as green stock and roasted myself. This has been an intentional approach as the aim of my coffee writing here was never to be a café or coffee… 1 728 mots de plus

Coffee

MAGNITUDE 4.8 BURUNDI, AFRICA

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Depth: 10 km

Distances: 69 km N of Bujumbura, Burundi / pop: 332,000 / local time: 18:11:56.5 2016-09-23
19 km NE of Cibitoke, Burundi / pop: 14,300 / local time: 18:11:56.5 2016-09-23

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