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Burundi protesters call for a two-day pause in demonstrations
World

Burundi protesters call for a two-day pause in demonstrations

Burundi protest organizers on Saturday called for a two-day halt to demonstrations against President Pierre Nkurunziza's move to seek a…
Hundreds rally against president in Burundi, police fire in air
World

Hundreds rally against president in Burundi, police fire in air

Police fired tear gas and shot in the air to disperse hundreds of people protesting in the outskirts of Burundi's…
UN: Burundi faces ‘crossroads’ between peace and violence
World

UN: Burundi faces ‘crossroads’ between peace and violence

Burundi is at "crossroads" ahead of key elections, the UN rights chief said Wednesday -- between a fair vote that…
Torrential ‘disaster’ in Burundi capital kills 51 people
World

Torrential ‘disaster’ in Burundi capital kills 51 people

At least 51 people perished in flooding and landslides in a night of torrential rain in the Burundi capital that…
Surgeon Yacoub to establish children’s hospital in Burundi
Egypt

Surgeon Yacoub to establish children’s hospital in Burundi

Egypt's ambassador in Burundi, Atteya Abuol Naga, said renowned heart surgeon Magdi Yacoub has agreed to set up a hospital…
To Egypt’s chagrin, Burundi joins controversial Nile Basin pact
Egypt

To Egypt’s chagrin, Burundi joins controversial Nile Basin pact

Burundi on Monday officially joined several fellow upstream countries in an alternative Nile Basin initiative, allowing the pact to come…
Congo, Burundi to join Nile agreement opposed by Egypt
Egypt

Congo, Burundi to join Nile agreement opposed by Egypt

The Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi may soon sign an accord on water usage from the Nile River, paving…
Burundi minister visits Cairo to discuss energy cooperation
Egypt

Burundi minister visits Cairo to discuss energy cooperation

Burundi's Energy Minister Moussa Bouchomi on Tuesday arrived in Cairo to discuss the construction of a hydro-electric station in his…
Ethiopian press: Egypt using Burundi Muslims to drum up support on Nile
Egypt

Ethiopian press: Egypt using Burundi Muslims to drum up support on Nile

Egypt is bribing officials of the East African country of Burundi in an effort to gain support on the Nile…
Burundi declares support for Egypt’s stance on Nile
Egypt

Burundi declares support for Egypt’s stance on Nile

Burundi supports Egypt’s quest to defend its rightful share of Nile water resources, announced the Republic of Burundi’s Deputy President…
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