COAT OF ARMS
Government: Presidential Republic
Current President: Pierre Nkurunziza
Population: 11,446,756 (2017)
Land Size: 27,834 sq km (10,747 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Fri - Feb 15, 2019: Govt to Go Ahead With 2020 Polls - AllAfrica News: Burundi
[Citizen] Arusha -Burundi government has said it would go ahead with preparations of next year's general elections as the country's security situation has tremendously improved.
- Wed - Feb 6, 2019: Burundi and Niger Share Spoils in Six-Goal Thriller - AllAfrica News: Burundi
[CAF] Burundi produced a stunning comeback to overturn a two-goal deficit in a thrilling 3-3 draw against Niger in Group B of the Total U-20 Africa Cup of Nations at the Stade General Seyni Kountche in Niamey.
- Mon - Feb 4, 2019: AU Mission in Somalia to Be Reduced By 1,000 - AllAfrica News: Burundi
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is set to be reduced by 1,000 soldiers this month in line with the United Nation Security Council resolution.
- Sun - Feb 3, 2019: Afcon U-20 - Nigeria Fly Over Burundi - AllAfrica News: Burundi
[Daily Trust] The Flying Eagles of Nigeria began their quest for the 8th African crown with a 2-0 victory over Burundi at the ongoing Under-20 Nations Cup in Niger Republic.
- Fri - Feb 1, 2019: Kakonko to Promote Business Opportunities in Burundi - AllAfrica News: Burundi
[Daily News] KAKONKO District Council officers in Kigoma Region plan to visit Bujumbura in Burundi to promote business opportunities following the recent opening of the Muhange market border post.