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Burundi News

News24 
Outside Rwanda's national stadium is a bar that has become a second home for Burundian refugees fleeing their country's two-year-old political crisis. See more..
africanews 
This makes it possible for us to buy few liters and continue our activities without queuing for long hours,” a vehicle owner said. Everyone in Burundi has been affected by the fuel shortage. This situation has made taking public transport difficult in ... See more..
AllAfrica.com 
Burundi's main opposition leader and Deputy Speaker of Parliament Agathon Rwasa has claimed his life is in danger following attacks of several of his supporters by unknown people. He said the attacks and a plot to assassinate him are linked to the ... See more..
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U.S. News & World Report 
BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — The U.N.'s World Food Program says a convoy of food aid blocked from entering Burundi has returned to Rwanda. Peter Smerdon, a WFP official in East Africa, said Wednesday that authorities in Burundi prevented the convoy ... See more..
AllAfrica.com 
Engen, Mogas and Kobil branches operating in Burundi have no fuel due to the lack of foreign currency. "It's been a couple of days we are not working. We don't know the day we will receive the foreign currency to resume the supply of fuel", says an ... See more..
AllAfrica.com 
Reporters without Borders (RSF) ranks Burundi the 160th out of 180 countries in the 2017 World Press Freedom Index. RSF says the country was the 156th in 2016. It is ranked behind all the East African Community countries. The situation in Burundi has ... See more..
IWACU English News (satire) (press release) (subscription) (blog) 
Burundi Government accepts the proposal by the UN Secretary General (UNSG) to replace Jamal Benomar, his special advisor on the Burundian conflict, ... See more..
AllAfrica.com 
The situation of malaria still calls for more control actions a month after the disease was declared an epidemic on 13 March by the Ministry of public Health. See more..
Coastweek 
one person was killed and four others injured in a grenade explosion that targeted a car tuesday at kamenge in the north of the burundian capital bujumbura the ... See more..
NPR 
The chant is shown in a video recorded and distributed by the human rights groups iBurundi and RCP Burundi. The U.N. says the members of the militia, called Imbonerakure, are encouraging the rape of women from the opposition so "that they give birth to ... See more..
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Geography

Central Africa, east of Democratic Republic of the Congo
Area

Total 27,830 sq km
Land 25,680 sq km
Water 2,150 sq km

Climate

equatorial; high plateau with considerable altitude variation (772 m to 2,670 m above sea level); average annual temperature varies with altitude from 23 to 17 degrees centigrade but is generally moderate as the average altitude is about 1,700 m; average annual rainfall is about 150 cm; two wet seasons (February to May and September to November), and two dry seasons (June to August and December to January)
Natural Resources

nickel, uranium, rare earth oxides, peat, cobalt, copper, platinum, vanadium, arable land, hydropower, niobium, tantalum, gold, tin, tungsten, kaolin, limestone ;
Natural Hazards

flooding; landslides; drought
Current Environmental Issues

soil erosion as a result of overgrazing and the expansion of agriculture into marginal lands; deforestation (little forested land remains because of uncontrolled cutting of trees for fuel); habitat loss threatens wildlife populations

Demographics

Nationality
Burundian
Population
10,888,321 (July 2013 est.)
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Burundi is a landlocked, resource-poor country with an underdeveloped manufacturing sector. The economy is predominantly agricultural; agriculture accounts for just over 30% of GDP and employs more than 90% of the population. Burundi's primary exports are coffee and tea, which account for 90% of foreign exchange earnings, though exports are a relatively small share of GDP. Burundi's export earnings - and its ability to pay for imports - rests primarily on weather conditions and international coffee and tea prices. An ethnic-based war that lasted for over a decade resulted in more than 200,000 deaths, forced more than 48,000 refugees into ...See More Tanzania, and displaced 140,000 others internally. Only one in two children go to school, and approximately one in 15 adults has HIV/AIDS. Food, medicine, and electricity remain in short supply. Less than 2% of the population has electricity in its homes. Burundi's GDP grew around 4% annually in 2006-12. Political stability and the end of the civil war have improved aid flows and economic activity has increased, but underlying weaknesses - a high poverty rate, poor education rates, a weak legal system, a poor transportation network, overburdened utilities, and low administrative capacity - risk undermining planned economic reforms. The purchasing power of most Burundians has decreased as wage increases have not kept up with inflation. Burundi will remain heavily dependent on aid from bilateral and multilateral donors - foreign aid represents 42% of Burundi''s national income, the second highest rate in Sub-Saharan Africa. Burundi joined the East African Community in 2009, which should boost Burundi's regional trade ties, and also in 2009 received $700 million in debt relief. Government corruption is hindering the development of a healthy private sector as companies seek to navigate an environment with ever changing rules. Show Less ;
GDP Purchasing Power Parity

$5.578 billion (2012 est.); $5.363 billion (2011 est.); $5.148 billion (2010 est.)
Gross National Saving

1.7% of GDP (2012 est.); 1.7% of GDP (2011 est.); 0.3% of GDP (2010 est.)
Agriculture Products

coffee, cotton, tea, corn, sorghum, sweet potatoes, bananas, cassava (manioc); beef, milk, hides
Industries

light consumer goods such as blankets, shoes, soap, and beer; assembly of imported components; public works construction; food processing