Burundi

Flag of BurundiBurundi, officially the Republic of Burundi (Kirundi: Republika y'Uburundi, French: République du Burundi), is a landlocked country in the Great Lakes region of Eastern Africa, bordered by Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the east and south and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west. Its capital is Bujumbura. Although the country is landlocked, much of the southwestern border is adjacent to Lake Tanganyika.
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General information

  • Provides detailed information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, defence, and transnational issues of different countries. The CIA World Factbook
  • Part of the World Bank's website, with information, analysis and reports on its projects and strategic plans. World Bank country information
  • Country profiles of all the countries in the world.BBC country profile
  • Offers comprehensive, comparable data and analysis of 53 African economies. African Economic Outlook
  • The University of Pretoria’s Centre for Human Rights database has documents on national legislation (Constitution) and reports from the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights as well as UN documents. African Human Rights Document database

Publications

Experts

Libraries and archives

  • Approx. 2500 items on Rwanda and Burundi with illustrations and maps, Ruanda-Urundi, Kivu and Oriental provinces and the Belgian Congo. An online guide to the collection was compiled by George A. Smathers Libraries. J.M. Derscheid Collection

Statistics

  • Offers free access to more than 2000 financial, business, health, economic and human development statistics.World Bank statistical data
  • Provides statistics, estimates and projections produced by countries and compiled by the United Nations data system on agriculture, crime, education, energy, industry, labour, national accounts, population and tourism. UN data
  • Offers repackaged data and information from relevant FAO databases with a focus on natural resources, economics, agriculture, forestry, fisheries and technical cooperation. FAO country profiles
  • Provides a compilation of data with maps and graphs from the CIA World Factbook, the UN and the OECD. NationMaster
  • This regularly updated website has a global collection of voter turnout statistics for presidential and parliamentary elections since 1945. International IDEA: Voter Turnout

Internet resources

Movies and images

  • Lists more than 1300 films/documentaries on a specific country in the library catalogue of the African Studies Centre (ASC) in Leiden. African films at the ASC

Music

  • Discographic database of African and Caribbean music at Le MediaPort de l'INA (L'Institut National de l'Audiovisuel). Afromix African music
  • Provides access to the Dutch-language website of the Stichting Centrale Discotheek (CDR). Muziekweb

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04/28/2017 - 10:03
[Iwacu] The situation of malaria still calls for more control actions...
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[Iwacu] Reporters without Borders (RSF) ranks Burundi the 160th out...
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[Iwacu] Four victims of kidnapping have been released after 17 days...
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[Iwacu] Four victims of kidnapping have been released after 17 days...
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[Observer] Burundi is not yet safe for the return of its nationals...
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[Iwacu] Burundi Government accepts the proposal by the UN Secretary...
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Burundi's political crisis, which has left at least 720 people...

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