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burundi

buh ruhn dee

  • n  a landlocked republic in east central Africa on the northeastern shore of Lake Tanganyika
  • a  of or relating to or characteristic of Burundi or its people
News & Articles

  • Burundi's annual inflation surges to 8.2 pct in May
    BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - Burundi's year-on-year inflation rate jumped to 8.2 percent in the year to May from 3.0 percent in April as food prices rose sharply on local markets, official data showed on Thursday. The price index for food rose 9.6 percent in the year to May compared with 3.1 percent in April, the Institute of Economic Studies and Statistics (ISTEEBU) said in its report. Food is one of ...
    June 13, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Student found in Lake Stevens High School pool dies
    LAKE STEVENS, Wash.  -- A disabled student pulled unconscious from a swimming pool at Lake Stevens High School at the end of May has died. An attorney representing the family says Fedrick Nifasha died on Sunday at an Everett hospital after being removed from life support. From the beginning, the odds were stacked against Nifasha. His family fled their African homeland of Burundi for a refugee ...
    June 10, 2013 - KING5 Seattle
Quotes

  • Jaap de Hoop Scheffer in FOXNews
    The operation is moving well,NATO Secretary-General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer said in Brussels. "The present state of play is that a NATO ship just finished escorting a ship which was bringing in supplies to the Burundi battalion ...... in...
  • Kenyon Coleman in SportingNews.com
    I just took a step of faith,Coleman said. "You have to take like 800 shots, and Burundi is one of the poorest countries in the world and they're going through a civil war right now, so there was just a lot of uncertainty."
  • Ban Ki-moon in AllAfrica.com
    The recent rapid relapse into violent conflict is alarming evidence of the extreme fragility of the situation in Burundi,Mr. Ban wrote in his report, covering the period from 23 November last year to 7 May, to the Security Council.

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