bujumbura bujumbura  /bu dʒəm ˈbʊ rə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the capital and largest city of Burundi

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News

  1. Burundi tea prices hurt by higher Kenyan output

    BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - A rise in Kenya's tea production in early 2013 has depressed prices fetched in Burundi, official Burundian data showed on Wednesday, signaling a possible fall in revenue of its second most important hard currency earner. The price of Burundian tea fell to $2.32 per kilogram (kg) in May from $2.87 a year earlier, state-run tea board OTB said. The price also fell in the year ...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. IMF sees Burundi's 2013 GDP up 4.5 pct, below government forecast

    BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - Burundi's economy could grow 4.5 percent in 2013 thanks to good harvests and infrastructure projects, the International Monetary Fund said, giving an estimate below the government's own. Burundi's latest forecast in December projects growth will accelerate to 6.6 percent from an estimated 4.7 percent in 2012, though economists have said the landlocked economy can only grow ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. IMF Concludes ECF Review Mission to Burundi

    A mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Mr. Oral Williams, visited Bujumbura from June 10–21, 2013 to conduct the third review of the government’s economic and financial program supported by the IMF under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The mission met with His Excellency President Pierre Nkurunziza, Second-Vice President Gervais Rufyikiri, Senate President Gabriel ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: IMF

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Quotes

  1. "Since April 17, the FNL has been throwing hand grenades and bombs, organising attacks here and there in the country, targeting especially the capital Bujumbura," President Pierre Nkurunziza said in a speech to the nation late on Friday.
    on Apr 26, 2008 By: Pierre Nkurunziza Source: Reuters South Africa

  2. "When every they, (the mercenary infidels) are often killed or inflicted casualties, they [take] revenge [on] the Somali people. If the war is in our motherland today, you will see more people weeping in Kampala and Bujumbura if Allah says. We...
    on Oct 24, 2009 By: Ali Mohammed Source: Long War Journal

  3. Mr Kategaya said: "What I know is that we sent a delegation to the Bujumbura meeting but I haven't received any report from them and I can't therefore comment on something I haven't heard."
    on Sep 30, 2008 By: Eriya Kategaya Source: Daily Nation

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subordinate subordinate
/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /