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Burundi and SA praise Sierra Leone

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The Presidents of Burundi and South Africa have joined prominent civil society voices including Dr Graca Machel and African Union Commission Chairperson,...

Burundi needs $5.8 bln for infrastructure: study

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Burundi needs $5.8 billion for infrastructure such as telecommunications, electricity and transport projects over the next two decades, a study by the...

Germany gives Burundi €22.5 mln to fight poverty

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Germany yesterday gave Burundi a €22.5 million ($30.61 million) grant to help the tiny central African country improve its water supply and...

UN confirms NGA ammo order

The United Nations has confirmed it has ordered about eight tons of ammunition from a Pretoria munitions maker, adding that all the...

SA quietly winds up Burundi peace mission

South Africa has quietly wrapped up its eight year peacekeeping mission to Burundi – Operation Curriculum – by repatriating the last contingent...

Burundi’s official accuses government of corruption

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An official of Burundi's main anti-graft watchdog group claims that funds allocated to President Pierre Nkurunziza's office have been misused and urged...

Security Council extends UN mission in Burundi

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The Security Council extended for another year the United Nations political mission in Burundi, calling for full support for next year's elections...

SA spends R4.3bn on peacekeeping

South Africa has spent R4.304 billion securing peace and security in Africa since April 2004.     That has emerged from the answer to a...

UN peacebuilding body ready for expanded role

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The United Nations Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) tasked with marshalling resources to support recovery and development efforts in countries emerging from conflict could...

Whereto next for Burundi peacekeepers?

Government has seemingly not yet decided what to do with the battalion of peacekeepers still deployed in Burundi as part of Operation...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...