COAT OF ARMS
Government: Presidential Republic
Current President: Évariste Ndayishimiye
Population: 11,865,821 (2020)
Land Size: 27,834 sq km (10,747 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Mon - Aug 2, 2021: Burundi Gives Disclaimer on Vaccine Side Effects - AllAfrica News: Burundi
[East African] As Burundians await the delivery of the first batch of Covid-19 vaccines, the government made a public disclaimer last week on Wednesday that citizens will bear personal risks for receiving the jab, which is voluntary.
- Thu - Jul 29, 2021: Burundi to Battle Tanzania in CECAFA U-23 Cup Final - AllAfrica News: Burundi
[CAF] The curtains will be drawn at the regional CECAFA U-23 Challenge Cup when Burundi face Tanzania in the final at the Bahir Dar Stadium in Ethiopia on Friday.
- Thu - Jul 29, 2021: Burundi Set to Host Live Marahaba Music Expo - AllAfrica News: Burundi
[East African] As most African countries battle third and fourth waves of the Covid-19 pandemic, thousands of music lovers will be converging at the Zone Kinama Stadium in Bujumbura July 30-31 for the Marahaba Music Expo.
- Wed - Jul 28, 2021: Cecafa U-23 - Tanzania Test Burundi - AllAfrica News: Burundi
[Daily News] TANZANIA will play Burundi in the CECAFA U-23 final to be staged this Friday at Bahir Dar International stadium in Ethiopia.
- Wed - Jul 28, 2021: Cecafa U-23 - Kenya Eliminated By Burundi in Semi-Final - AllAfrica News: Burundi
[Nation] Kenya on Tuesday crashed out of the Cecafa Under-23 Championship after losing to Burundi 4-2 in post-match penalties in the semi-finals at the Bahir Dar Stadium in Ethiopia.