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BUJUMBURA, Feb. 29 (Xinhua) -- Switzerland will provide 6 million Swiss francs (about 6.5 million U.S. dollars) to Burundi's decentralization program, the Burundian finance and development planning minister has announced.
BUJUMBURA, 22 February 2012 (IRIN) - At least 2,000 people displaced by recent torrential rains in the area of Gatumba, on the outskirts of Burundi’s capital, Bujumbura, need food and shelter, say officials.
20 December 2011 – The Security Council today extended the mandate of the United Nations political mission in Burundi, stressing that the country must continue to make progress on protecting human rights, fighting corruption, reforming its security sector and boosting economic development.
New York 7 December 2011 – Burundi is making steady progress in consolidating peace after years of conflict, the United Nations top official in the country told the Security Council today, noting that considerable socio-economic challenges remain.