Burundi Current Affairs, GK & News

International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Rwanda Genocide

International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Rwanda Genocide was observed on 7th April on 7th April in memory of the victims of the genocide in Rwanda. 1994 Rwanda Genocide 1994 Rwanda Genocide was the genocide against the Tutsi community directed by members of the Hutu majority government during the 100-day period from 7 April ..

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Burundi declares new political capital ‘Gitega’

The federal government of Burundi has declared Gitega as the country’s new political capital on 22nd December 2018. As per officials, Bujumbura will remain the economic capital as many of country’s business activities’ are based there. Burundi is a landlocked country in the African Great Lakes region of East Africa, bordered by Rwanda to the ..

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Gitega named as the new capital of Burundi

The government of Burundi has declared Gitega as the country’s new political capital on 22nd December 2018. Bujumbura, the previous capital of Burundi, will serve as the economic capital of the country. President Nkurunziza had made this promise of shifting the capital in 2007 which has been implemented now. The government has decided to hold ..

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2018 International Day of Happiness

The International Day of Happiness is observed every year on March 20 to recognise the importance of happiness in the lives of people around the world. The day is to inspire individuals to share happiness with others and create a happier world for all. The 2018 theme “Share Happiness” focuses on the importance of relationships, ..

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Burundi become first country to leave International Criminal Court (ICC)

Burundi has become the first country to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) with effect from October 27, 2017. According to ICC officials , a preliminary investigation launched by the prosecutor in April 2016 into possible crimes against humanity in the central African nation would continue. Burundi’s withdrawal does not affect the jurisdiction of ..

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