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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 ..

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, ..

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 ..

India and Burundi ink major pacts

During the visit President of the Republic of Burundi, India and Burundi signed 3 major agreements, which are as follows: (i) Exchange Programme for Cooperation in the field of Education (ii) MoU on Cooperation in the field of Rural Development (iii) MoU on Cooperation in the field of Health and Medicine.  In addition to this ..