COAT OF ARMS
Government: Presidential Republic
Current President: Pierre Nkurunziza
Population: 11,844,520 (2018)
Land Size: 27,834 sq km (10,747 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Thu - Apr 25, 2019: Burundi Foreign Minister Visits - AllAfrica News: Burundi
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Burundian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Ezechiel Nibigira was in Botswana April 23 for a meeting with President Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi.
- Wed - Apr 24, 2019: Burundi Seeks Zimbabwe's Support On SADC Admission - AllAfrica News: Burundi
[263Chat] Bujumbura is counting on Harare's influence in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to mop up support for its admission into the sub-regional bloc ahead of the SADC assessment mission's tour of the troubled east African nation next month, 263Chat has established.
- Wed - Apr 24, 2019: Burundi Envoy Pays Courtesy Call On Mnangagwa - AllAfrica News: Burundi
[The Herald] A special envoy from Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza has paid a courtesy call on President Mnangagwa at his Munhumutapa offices as the country seeks support for admission into Sadc.
- Mon - Apr 22, 2019: Burundi Says It Is Ready for SADC Membership - AllAfrica News: Burundi
[East African] Burundi is pushing for membership of the 16-member South African Development Community and has invited a team from the bloc to evaluate its readiness and report to the Summit.
- Fri - Apr 19, 2019: School Girls Expelled for Defacing Nkurunzinza's Photo - AllAfrica News: Burundi
[Nairobi News] Do you remember the school girls who were recently detained by the police in Burundi for reportedly doodling on a picture of the country's president?