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  Peace Corps Online | April 6, 2003 - Pan African News: A wildlife census by the Peace Corps under the sponsorship of ...
A wildlife census by the Peace Corps under the sponsorship of the Burundi government was scheduled to be completed at Rumonge-Bururi at the end of 1987
A wildlife census by the Peace Corps under the sponsorship of the Burundi government was scheduled to be completed at Rumonge-Bururi at the end of 1987, and at Kibira sometime in 1988.
Trenchard received funds from USAID to support continued research and forest protection during the period 1989-1990, and it was intended that a larger-scale project to include the Rumonge and Bururi Forests would then develop, supported by funds released for conservation within the country of Burundi (Vedder and Weber pers.
peacecorpsonline.org /messages/messages/467/2012928.html   (435 words)

 Ms. Catina Gubert - A Lifetime Volunteer for Mission
Her missionary companion, Erminia Ciaghi, describes those beginnings: “We were at Rumeza, in the diocese of Bururi, under the hospice of the local Bishop, and in collaboration with the Xaverians Giuseppe De Cillia and Ottorino Maule.
Whenever there was someone to be brought to the hospital in Bururi, some 20 miles journey of rough roads, she would always be available.
With few words, you took the car, and went down to Bururi, and came back in the middle of the night, dead tired, but happy to having given a hand to a poor family.
www.xaviermissionaries.org /M_Stories/Martyrs/Gubrt3.htm   (808 words)

 Burundi: To Protect The People - Ambiguities Of "Civilian Military Work"
One knowledgeable observer estimated that between 750 and 900 children aged seven to twelve years of age were recruited and trained in one year in Bururi.
Human Rights Watch researchers were able to obtain the name and other identifying information about the youngest of these children, who was widely known for having begun his military service when he was seven years old.
Some of the earliest recruits in Bururi province were subjected to an intense two weeks of training at the Bururi military camp where instructors were officers or soldiers of the Burundian army.
www.hrw.org /reports/2001/burundi/burundi1201-04.htm   (1446 words)

 Zenit News Agency - The World Seen From Rome
BURURI, Burundi, OCT. 20, 2004 (Zenit.org).- The Diocese of Bururi was shaken when hearing the news of the assassination Monday of an episcopal vicar, Father Gerard Nzeyimana.
The apostolic nunciature in the capital, Bujumbura, and local sources have confirmed the murder to the Missionary Service News Agency (Misna).
Two were allegedly hurt during brief fighting with the assailants.
www.zenit.org /english/visualizza.phtml?sid=60718   (494 words)

 A prison Shrine in Burundi
The "Prison Shrine of Bururi spontaneously reminds one of the chapel in the concentration camp of Dachau.
Some months ago, a group of Schoenstatt prisoners in the jail of Bururi (114 kilmeters to the south of Bujumbura) expressed the desire to receive the visit of the Pilgrim MTA in jail.
The chaplain of the jail waited for Sisters Lisette, Sister M. Virginie and Sister Fidele Havyarimana (who is in charge of the Schoenstatt Men’s Branch) in the street in front of the jail, to lead them to a house close to the prison that was built by the diocese.
schoenstatt.de /news2005/07/5t0777en-bu--pilgermutter-gefaengnis.php   (1405 words)

 Agenzia Fides - AFRICA/BURUNDI - “They killed a priest whose only aim was peace” local church sources in Bururi ...
Bujumbura (Agenzia Fides)- “He was loved by all and his only aim was peace” local Church sources in Bururi (Burundi) said of Father Gerard Nzeyimana a Catholic priest in Burundi ambushed and brutally shot dead on 19 October.
Father Gerard Nzeyimana’s funeral was held this morning at 11 in Bururi cathedral.
With great difficulty Burundi is trying to put an end to a fierce civil war started in 1993 in which more than 300,000 have been killed.
www.fides.org /eng/news/2004/0410/20_3348.html   (398 words)

 BURUNDI Burundi: No respite without justice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
During 1997 and 1998, the conflict was concentrated on the western side of the country and is now primarily located in the provinces of Rural Bujumbura, Bururi and Makamba although there have been recent reports of fighting and the presence of armed groups in the south-eastern provinces of Rutana and Ruyigi, bordering Tanzania.
In response to the allegation that 30 unarmed civilians were killed in an attack on Muyange regroupment camp, Bururi Province on 14 December, the CNDD-FDD denied responsibility and accused government forces of carrying out the attack.
In response to the allegation that 10 people were reported to have been killed by the FDD on 19 January, in Rumonge commune, Bururi Province, the CNDD-FDD claimed that those responsible were either members of the army or Tutsi from displaced camps.
web.amnesty.org /802568F7005C4453/0/46871BB0234C133C8025690000692DE6!Open   (15842 words)

 Burundi: To Protect The People - Status
Some who were wounded in combat were treated in military medical facilities in Bururi and Bujumbura.
Human Rights Watch interviews, Bururi, August 18, 2000 and Bujumbura, August 28, September 28, and October 4, 2000.
Human Rights Watch interviews, Bururi, August 18, 2000, Mutambu, June 16, 2000; Bujumbura, June 26, October 4 and October 17, 2000 and July, 2001.
www.hrw.org /reports/2001/burundi/burundi1201-05.htm   (671 words)

 Sunday Nation On the Web   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
This is significant considering that Gacheru has not released any music of his own for a long time, and that songs with a political content are not really in vogue just now.
But Nyimbo Cia Bururi is not just a plea to overhaul the Constitution; it is a call to Kenyans to realise they have a crucial role in this crusade.
This is rather surprising for a singer better known for the mellow lyrics like Mu munya and Hurry Waithera, which were the hallmark of his work in the late 80s and early 90s.
www.nationaudio.com /News/DailyNation/1998/280698/Features/SE0.html   (314 words)

By the end of the year, new camps were open in the provinces of Bururi and Dakamba, while others were being closed in Kayanza and Muramvya.
The suspicion was even greater when this policy of regrouping was not applied to the province of Bururi and the region of Ijenda where the majority of people were Tutsi.
It has been reported that in the provinces of Karuzi and Bururi, the Hutu had been on occasions forced to burn their own houses before joining the camps.
ospiti.peacelink.it /npeople/ott98/pag1ott.html   (1701 words)

 Houses / homes for sale or for rent in Bururi - Vacation Rental   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Your rate of return on real estate in Bururi may be higher than many other investments you make.
When renting a home in Bururi you are usually limited to the changes/improvements you can make.
In many cases vacation rentals in Bururi are offered by the owners of the property but in some instances real estate agents offer vacation rentals in Bururi.
www.propertyworld.com /listings.cfm/type/L/letter/B/c_id/210/r_id/1086/region/Bururi   (518 words)

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Bururi and Rutana experienced the greatest percentage change in IDP figures in 2002-2004 (August 2004)
In all other provinces, there was a marked decrease in the IDP population, with reductions ranging between 14 – 95%.
In absolute terms, the provinces with the greatest reduction in IDP populations between 2002 and 2004 were Bururi (65,033 fewer people), Makamba (21,522 fewer people), Muramvya (12,804 fewer people) and Ngozi (11,945 fewer people).
www.idpproject.org /Sites/idpSurvey.nsf/wViewCountries/7943C047AAC98420C1256F9C005B37B8?OpenDocument   (205 words)

 Treatment of onchocerciasis with ivermectin (Province of Bururi, Burundi): parasitologic and clinical evaluation of ...
Treatment of onchocerciasis with ivermectin (Province of Bururi, Burundi): parasitologic and clinical evaluation of different periodicities of treatment -- Vyungimana and Newell 59 (5): 828 -- American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Treatment of onchocerciasis with ivermectin (Province of Bururi, Burundi): parasitologic and clinical evaluation of different periodicities of treatment
To find out whether biannual treatments of onchocerciasis with ivermectin were necessary or whether annual treatments could suffice, parasitologic and clinical results in Burundi were compared at 12 months after a single treatment and after two treatments with an interval of six months.
www.ajtmh.org /cgi/content/abstract/59/5/828   (325 words)

 Burundi Réalités - Actualités   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Two commissions had been set up to consider this question of the land but instead of settling this question, the members of this commission allocated much of the land to themselves.
According to these people who had besieged the ministry, it is the member of Parliament elected in the district of Bururi; Ndanga Alphonse (chair of first commission); the ex-governor of Bururi currently the ambassador of Burundi in Rwanda, Mr.
André Ndayizamba, the current governor Anicet Niyongabo, the ex- administrator of the Rumonge commune, Major Bashirahishize Antoine; the current administrator of Rumonge Emile Hicintuka; the director of the office of the palm oil parastatal in Rumonge Mr.
www.burundirealite.org /burundi/display_news_f.cfm?loc=103   (376 words)

 ReliefWeb » Professional Resources » Vacancies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
- Serve as the IRC representative in-charge of the Bururi Field Office (approx.
- Represent IRC at the Provincial level; liaise with governmental and non-governmental agencies; maintain constructive relations with local authorities and communities; (IRC currently serves as the 'focal point' NGO in Bururi Province, responsible for ensuring coordination among all humanitarian actors and spearheading the provincial security/contingency plan);
- Supervise national staff in Bururi; write performance evaluations; ensure that all personnel/administrative files are up-to-date and accurate;
www.reliefweb.int /w/res.nsf/wDocs/72ACF16352083626C1256DA4004B05CE   (458 words)

Area: The project area is in the south-west of Burundi and covers almost the entire natural Bututsi region.
After reformulation, it included the six communes of Bururi, Mantana, Mugamba, Rutovu, Songa and Vyanda, which are all part of Bururi Province.
The project has assisted in the rehabilitation of the Bururi livestock salt block plant, distributing 3 300 salt blocks (approximately 12 tonnes).
www.ifad.org /lrkm/region/pf/bf_229.htm   (1890 words)

 New national army takes shape
NAIROBI, 17 Mar 2004 (IRIN) - Some 200 former fighters loyal to Pierre Nkurunziza arrived in a training camp in the southwestern province of Bururi on Tuesday, where they are due to undergo training as a unit of the new National Defence Forces of Burundi, the Burundian news agency, ABP, reported.
ABP quoted Nshimirimana as saying that 1,200 soldiers, 800 from the government and 400 from the CNDD-FDD, would be trained to form a new security unit to be known as the Special Unit for the Protection of Institutions.
Meanwhile, ABP reported that 42 child soldiers, among them two girls, who were part of local vigilante groups in Bururi, were handed over to their families on Tuesday.
globalsecurity.org /military/library/news/2004/03/mil-040317-irin03.htm   (410 words)

Climat malsain au Lycée de Bururi, des élèves ont fui l’école affirmant craindre une attaque éventuelle de l’extérieur, l’administration provinciale de l’enseignement parle de manipulation.
(Lycée de Bururi), pupils affirm fearing an eventual attack.
Around 300 party members from the provinces of Bururi, Bujumbura Rural, Cibitoke and Bubanza attended the meeting.
wwww.reliefweb.int /ochaburundi/am_brief/bur070305.htm   (361 words)

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The report said Pope John Paul II had condemned the ``barbaric'' massacre in a message of condolence read at funerals for the seminary victims.
The missionary said the rebels moved on to Bururi the next day and attacked the bishop's residence, a convent, a high school and the cathedral, where some of those who had fled the seminary attack were hiding.
Insurgent attacks against unarmed civilian populations and government reprisals against other defenseless targets are equally reprehensible,'' the statement said.
www.mosquitonet.com /~prewett/burundiarmykilled.html   (447 words)

 Burundi - ACT: 03-Mar-00
The peace in Burundi still remains very fragile with armed groups still active especially in the southern and western provinces of Bubanza, Bujumbura Rural, Bururi, Makamba, Rutana, and Kayanza.
In spite of an improved security situation since the coup of 1996 which returned President Buyoya to power, the country is still in a state of partial civil war, with armed groups active especially in the southern and western provinces of Bubanza, Bujumbura Rural, Bururi, Makamba, Rutana and Kayanza.
The non-food component of this programme has become urgent with the regroupment in September 1999 of 328,000 persons in the province of Bujumbura Rural (where 73% of the population are displaced), taking the figure to nearly 900,000 persons countrywide currently living in sites.
www.cidi.org /humanitarian/hsr/00a/0011.html   (5806 words)

 ACCORD - African solutions to the challenges posed by conflict in Africa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The project falls under the Local Installation of Burundian Repatriates Programme of UNHCR and will commence its activities in November 2004.
Both Ruyigi and Bururi have witnessed large numbers of returnees over the past years and are expecting many more refugees to return to their respective communities in the near future.
The return of a large number of refugees to their respective communities can be explained by several positive developments towards peace in Burundi:
www.accord.org.za /burundi/legal.htm   (794 words)

 FAO/GIEWS Special Report on Burundi, 10 August 1998
Notwithstanding a noticeable improvement in security conditions, the situation was still tense in parts of Makamba, Bururi, Bubanza, Bujumbura Rural and Cibitoké provinces.
By contrast, cropped areas have declined in Bujumbura Rural and Bururi provinces affected by continued clashes between armed groups and the army.
While the production expansion during the 1998 B season will improve somewhat the nutritional status of the majority of the population, a dramatic change is not expected in the short-term.
www.fao.org /WAICENT/faoinfo/economic/giews/english/alertes/1998/Srbdi986.htm   (4255 words)

 Burundi Provinces
The same press release adds that the creation of two additional provinces, Bukirasazi and Rumonge, was being considered.
Bukirasazi would probably be split from Gitega, and Rumonge from Bururi, if the project goes through.
The country counts fifteen of them, namely, Bubanza, Bujumbura, Bururi, Cankuzo, Cibitoke, Gitega, Karuzi, Kayanza, Kirundo, Makamba, Muramvya, Muyinga, Ngozi, Rutana, and Ruyigi, to which must be added the urban province of Bujumbura.
www.statoids.com /ubi.html   (620 words)

 Burundi: Community Health Centre in Bururi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The project for the building of a Community Health Centre in Bururi was designed by AMADE-Burundi in order to meet the needs of the many children infected by HIV/AIDS
Above and below: view of the community centre in Bururi before opening, May 2004
Opening of the Community Health Centre in Bururi (July 2004)
www.monte-carlo.mc /amade/projects/burundi_bururi.htm   (98 words)

 BBC News | AFRICA | More fighting in Burundi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Reports from Burundi say rebels have attacked a village in the southwestern province of Bururi and burnt several houses.
Hutu rebels have been fighting the Burundi government which is dominated by the minority Tutsi ethnic group since 1993.
Correspondents say rebels have in the past concentrated their attacks in areas bordering Tanzania, but the attack on Bururi province took place in an area where many of the country's ruling class come from.
news.bbc.co.uk /hi/english/world/africa/newsid_1099000/1099235.stm   (150 words)

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They are being held at the Brigade (gendarmerie post), Bururi, Bururi Province, southern Burundi.
Amnesty International is concerned for their safety, as there have been frequent reports of torture and ill-treatment of detainees at this Brigade.
He is suspected of being a combatant of the Conseil National pour la Défense de la Démocratie - Forces pour la Défense de la Démocratie (CNDD-FDD), National Council for the Defence of Democracy - Forces for the Defence of Democracy, a Hutu-dominated armed opposition group active in Burundi, particularly the south.
www.classified.dk /sos/actualites/arrestationsburundiai.html   (664 words)

 Burundi - OCHA: 09-Mar-03
Cholera-update The trend remained downward this week in Rumonge District (Bururi Province).
Cholera cases have also been reported from Buyengero Commune (Bururi Province) although on a smaller scale.
Mr Alexis Kabona and Mr François Chamois, respective Focal Points for Muyinga (IMC) and Bururi (IRC) provinces, presented their minutes [12 and 18 February].
iys.cidi.org /humanitarian/hsr/03a/ixl55.html   (947 words)

 The impact of an article from Burundi
The impact that the article The Pilgrim MTA visits the jail of Bururi had on me
Today I found the answer in this Prison Shrine in Bururi, which could be found in Dachau, as a symbol of the inheritance that our Father left there, giving meaning and a sure way in each of the similar circumstances that we experience.
Of course I know that marvelous land —as Father would describe it- where Our Queen and Lady Thrice Admirable reigns in the land of her chosen children, where she loyally rewards the gifts of love that manifest her glory and gives an unlimited fruitfulness.
www.schoenstatt.de /news2005/07/5t0754en-re--bururi.php   (707 words)

 WFP Weekly Review - 46: 22-Nov-96
It is rumoured that the latter is related to the presence of a large rebel group who came from the camps in Zaire, crossing Lake Tanganyika to Bururi province.
There are fears that insecurity could increase in coming weeks in the eastern provinces, especially Muyinga and Ruyigi, if rebel groups move in that direction.
These new influxes bring the total number of people who have crossed into Kigoma region since 1 November to 73,881 (10,255 to Kasulu, 38,925 to Kibondo and 24,701 to Kigoma town and the surrounding area).
iys.cidi.org /humanitarian/wfp/96b/0020.html   (2814 words)

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