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Burundi will go to the polls in 2020

” Burundi government has said it would go ahead with preparations of next year’s general elections as the country’s security situation…

Outbreaks and emergencies: week 5

Cholera In week 4 cholera was reported in 9 countries, in week 5 is monitored in 8 countries: Burundi, Cameroon,…

EAC summit finally takes off amid discord

“Four of six East African Community heads of state arrived in the northern Tanzanian city of Arusha for the annual…

Corruption Perception Index 2018

Transparency International has just released the Corruption Perception Index for 2018. After improving its score for two consecutive years, Kazakhstan’s…

Outbreaks and emergencies: week 4

Cholera Cholera was monitored in 8 countries in week 1, in 9 in week 2 and in 8 in week…

WHO worries about possible Ebola outbreak in East Africa

“East African countries are working on measures to prevent Ebola virus outbreaks across borders after the World Health Organisation issued…

outbreaks and emergencies: week 3

Cholera While in week 2 nine countries were monitored for cholera, in week 3 cholera is monitored only in eight…

Africa’s economy in 2019: some considerations

In  2019 Africa’s economy is expected to grow by 3.8 per cent. This is at least the opinion of some…

President Nkurunziza asks students to support election kitty

“The Burundian government has roped in students to contribute to the elections kitty as it seeks $38 million to finance…

Rwanda’s President Kagame Stokes Tension With Neighbors

“In his New Year’s speech Kagame accused neighboring countries of supporting a rebellion against Rwanda. Experts see Burundi as the…

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