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    • Kids Flee DRC to Burundi February 14, 2018
      [CAJ News] Bujumbura -THOUSANDS of unaccompanied children have descended on Burundi after fleeing worsening conflicts in the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

    …courtesy of Sunny Tribune

    • Politically Motivated Killings, Arrests on Rise in Burundi – Report February 7, 2018
      [VOA] In Burundi more than 500 people have been killed in the past year, most of them by the ruling party youth wing and security forces, according to a recent report from a Burundian human rights group. The allegations have raised concern as the country heads toward a contentious referendum.

    …courtesy of Sunny Tribune

    …courtesy of Sunny Tribune

    • Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi to Roll Out EAC E-Passport February 5, 2018
      [East African] Tanzania has joined Kenya in rolling out the East African Community electronic passport, ahead of the December 2018 deadline, when countries are expected to phase out the national passports.

    …courtesy of Sunny Tribune

    • Burundi Welcomes Refugees Fleeing DR Congo Violence February 4, 2018
      [Deutsche Welle] Thousands of refugees have flooded into Burundi to escape a fresh outbreak of fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The UNHCR has praised locals for welcoming their traumatized neighbors.

    …courtesy of Sunny Tribune

    • 8,000 Congolese Flee to Burundi February 4, 2018
      [East African] Burundi has in the past week received more than 8,000 refugees fleeing the fighting between Mai Mai rebels and government forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

    …courtesy of Sunny Tribune

    …courtesy of Sunny Tribune